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Thursday, 1 March 2012

2000AD, STRIP and CLiNT nominated for Eagle Award

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 and let us know your picks.

A host of talented creators are in with a chance of scooping a prestigious Eagle Award at the MCM London Comic Con presentation ceremony on Friday 25th May - and the competition looks to be pretty heated for the category of Britain's favourite comic book, with 2000AD, CLiNT and STRIP Magazine all going head to head in the nominations.

There will be stiff competition in the British black and white category, too, with DC Thomson's Commando going head to press with small press titles such as Zarjaz and Futurequake.

British creators nominated for awards include Frank Quitely, 2000AD editor Matt Smith,  Annie Parhouse, Jamie Grant and Richard Starkings.

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.

“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.

Here's the full list:

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
  • D'israeli
  • 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
  • IDW
  • Image
  • Marvel
Favourite American Comicbook: COLOUR
  • Aquaman
  • Batman
  • Batwoman
  • Daredevil
  • Hellboy
Favourite British Comicbook: COLOUR
  • 2000AD
  • CLiNT Magazine
  • Doctor Who Magazine
  • Judge Dredd the Megazine
  • STRIP Magazine
Favourite American Comicbook: BLACK & WHITE
  • Echoes
  • RASL
  • The Walking Dead
  • Usagi Yojimbo
  • Wolves
Favourite British Comicbook: BLACK & WHITE
  • Blood Blokes
  • Commando
  • Futurequake
  • Lou Scannon
  • Viz Comic
  • Zarjaz
Favourite New Comicbook
  • Animal Man
  • Aquaman
  • Batman
  • Daredevil
  • Wolverine and the X-Men
Favourite European Comicbook
  • Betelgeuse
  • Dylan Dog
  • Jennifer Wilde
  • League Of Volunteers
  • Requiem Vampire Knight
Favourite Manga
  • 20th Century Boys
  • Blade of the Immortal
  • Bleach
  • Naruto
  • 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
  • Habibi
  • 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
  • Detective 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
  • Misfits
  • 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
  • Freakangels
  • 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
  • Newsarama
  • Zona Negativa
Roll of Honour
  • Adam Hughes
  • Brian Michael Bendis
  • Darwyn Cooke
  • Frank Quitely
  • Geoff Johns
• To vote, head to

• To buy tickets to the MCM London Comic Con at Excel London on 26-28 May, please visit:

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