2012 Eagle Awards begins final round of voting

by Jeff

EagleAwardslogoNEWER 2012 Eagle Awards begins final round of votingMedia Release — Which comic rocked your world last year? Which writers and artists really stood out from the crowd? The final round of voting is now underway for the 2012 edition of the Eagle Awards, so now’s the time to head on over to www.eagleawards.co.uk and let us know your picks!

We’ve had some great nominations this year – see list below – with a host of talented creators in with a chance of scooping a prestigious Eagle Award at the MCM London Comic Con presentation ceremony on Friday 25 May.

“We have seen the greatest response to the awards in recent years, with the industry’s diversity reflected in the wide range of nominees,” commented Eagle Awards chair Cassandra Conroy.

Favourite Newcomer Artist
Declan Shalvey
Emanuela Lupacchino
Francesco Francavilla
Mahmud Asrar
Axel Medellin

Favourite Newcomer Writer
Michael Carroll
J.H. Williams III
Jeff Lemire
Robert Curley
Nathan Edmondson

Favourite Writer
Alan Moore
Ed Brubaker
Geoff Johns
Grant Morrison
Scott Snyder

Favourite Writer/Artist
Darwyn Cooke
Francis Manapul
Frank Miller
J.H. Williams III
Jeff Lemire

Favourite Artist: Pencils
Becky Cloonan
Chris Bachalo
Ivan Reis
J.H. Williams III
Jim Lee

Favourite Artist: Inks
Becky Cloonan
Chris Samnee
Gary Erskine
Scott Williams

Favourite Colourist
Dave Stewart
Jamie Grant
Jeff Balke
Laura Martin
Rod Reis

Favourite Fully-Painted Artwork
Adi Granov
Alex Ross
Esad Ribic
J H WIlliams III
Sean Phillips

Favourite Letterer
Annie Parkhouse
Chris Eliopoulos
Ed Dukeshire
Richard Starkings/Comicraft
Todd Klein

Favourite Editor
Chris Ryall
Karen Berger
Matt Smith
Steve Wacker
Tom Brevoort

Favourite Publisher
Dark Horse
DC Comics/ Vertigo

Favourite American Comicbook: COLOUR

Favourite British Comicbook: COLOUR
2000 AD
CLiNT Magazine
Doctor Who Magazine
Judge Dredd the Megazine
STRIP Magazine

Favourite American Comicbook: BLACK & WHITE
The Walking Dead
Usagi Yojimbo

Favourite British Comicbook: BLACK & WHITE
Blood Blokes
Lou Scannon
Viz Comic

Favourite New Comicbook
Animal Man
Wolverine and the X-Men

Favourite European Comicbook
Dylan Dog
Jennifer Wilde
League Of Volunteers
Requiem Vampire Knight

Favourite Manga
20th Century Boys
Blade of the Immortal
One Piece

Favourite Single Story
Amazing Spider-Man #655
Animal Man #1
Aquaman #4
Daredevil #7
Doctor Who (IDW) #12

Favourite Continued Story
American Vampire: Ghost War
Batwoman: Hydrology
Chew: Flambe
Detective Comics: The Black Mirror
Walking Dead: No Way Out

Favourite Original Graphic Novel
Batman: Noel
Hellboy: House of the Living Dead
League of Extraordinary Gents 1969
Teen Titans: Games

Favourite Cover
2000AD Prog 1752
Aquaman #1
Batwoman #1
Daredevil #1
Detective Comics #880

Favourite Reprint Compilation
Aquaman: Death of A Prince
Dectective Comics: The Black Mirror
Thor Omnibus by Walt Simonson
Walking Dead vol. 15
We3 Deluxe Edition

Favourite Comics-Related T.V. Show/Movie
Captain America
The Big Bang Theory
Walking Dead
X-Men First Class

Favourite Comics-Related Magazine
Alter Ego
Back Issue
Comic Heroes
Comics Journal
DC Comics Superhero Collection

Favourite Web-Based Comic
Ace Kilroy
Axe Cop
Hark! A Vagrant

Favourite Comics-Related Book
1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die
Alan Moore: Storyteller
Supergods: Our World in the Age of the Superhero
The Batman Files
The Marvel Art of John Romita, Jr.

Favourite Comics-Related Website
Bleeding Cool
Comic Book Resources
Comics Alliance
Zona Negativa

Roll of Honour
Adam Hughes
Brian Michael Bendis
Darwyn Cooke
Frank Quitely
Geoff Johns

Introduced in 1976, the Eagles are the comics industry’s best-known fan-selected awards, giving the entire comics community the opportunity to vote for the finest publications and brightest talent of the past year, with categories covering the whole world of comics, including manga, movies and web comics.

For general Eagle Awards enquiries, please contact cassandra@eagleawards.co.uk

For press information/interviews, please contact press@eagleawards.co.uk

To buy tickets to the MCM London Comic Con at Excel London on 26-28 May, please visit: https://www.mcmexpostore.com/store/

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