Eagle Awards 2007 voting booth now open

Thu, March 29th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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London– Earlier this year tens of thousands of comics fans from around the world nominated their 2006 favourites in each of 28 categories. With the results finally collated, counted and ratified, voting is now open for the 2007 Eagle Awards. To vote for your candidates, simply log on to http://www.eagleawards.co.uk/vote.asp

Polls close at midnight (BST) Sunday, April 22, 2007.

The winners are to be announced at the Bristol International Comic Expo on Saturday, May 12 2007. The highlight of Britain's premiere comics event, the awards are to be held at Bristol's Ramada Plaza Hotel where the ceremony is to be hosted by top comedian Norman Lovett, the original Holly from Red Dwarf.

The presentation is to be preceded by the traditional gala dinner. With demand for tickets always high, early booking is highly recommended. Reservations can be made through Martin 'Biff' Averre, who can also provide further details. He can be contacted via email at martin@acecomics.co.uk or by telephone on 01206 364140 (011-44-1206 364140 from North America).

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ABOUT THE EAGLE AWARDS – Established in 1976 by Mike Conroy, the Eagles are the comics industry's longest established awards. Acknowledged as the pre-eminent international prizes, they have been featured on the covers of leading US and UK titles across the last three decades with such diverse titles as X-Men, Swamp Thing, Preacher, 2000 AD and MAD among those proud to display the Eagle Award emblem.

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More details on the Bristol International Comic Expo can be found at www.comicexpo.net

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2006 EAGLE AWARD NOMINEES

Favourite Comics Writer

ALAN MOORE (Lost Girls)

BRIAN K. VAUGHAN (Y: The Last Man, Runaways, Ex Machina, Pride of Baghdad)

ED BRUBAKER (Criminal, Uncanny X-Men, Daredevil, Captain America)

GRANT MORRISON (All-Star Superman, Batman)

WARREN ELLIS (Fell, Desolation Jones, Nextwave, newuniversal)

Favourite Comics Writer/Artist

ALAN DAVIS (Fantastic Four: The End)

BEN TEMPLESMITH (Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse; IDW)

DARWYN COOKE (The Spirit, Solo)

MICHAEL AVON OEMING (The Cross Bronx; Image)

MIKE MIGNOLA (Dark Horse Book of Monsters)

Favourite Comics Artist: Pencils

ALEX MALEEV (New Avengers, New Avengers: Illuminati)

BRYAN HITCH (The Ultimates 2)

FRANK CHO (Liberty Meadows)

FRANK QUITELY (All-Star Superman)

JOHN CASSADAY (Astonishing X-Men, Planetary)

Favourite Comics Artist: Inks

ANDE PARKS (Nightwing, Civil War: Choosing Sides, The Irredeemable Ant-Man)

DANNY MIKI (Moon Knight, Eternals)

JIMMY PALMIOTTI (52; Daughters of the Dragon; Secret Six)

MARK FARMER (Fantastic Four: The End)

PAUL NEARY (The Ultimates 2)

Favourite Artist: Fully-Painted Artwork

ALEX MALEEV (New Avengers, New Avengers: Illuminati)

ALEX ROSS (Justice)

ASHLEY WOOD (Doomed; IDW, Metal Gear Solid: Sons of Liberty; IDW)

BEN TEMPLESMITH (Fell, 30 Days: Deadspace, Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse)

JAMES JEAN (Fables)

Favourite Colourist

ALEX SINCLAIR (52, Batman)

CHRIS BLYTHE (2000AD)

DAVE STEWART (Daredevil, New Avengers, Superman)

LAURA MARTIN (Astonishing X-Men, The Ultimates 2)

RICHARD ISANOVE (Wolverine: Origins, New Avengers)

Favourite Letterer

CHRIS ELIOPOULOS (Astonishing X-Men, Fell)

COMICCRAFT (Supergirl, Superman/Batman)

RICHARD STARKINGS (Elephantmen, Hip Flask)

TODD KLEIN (Eternals, Lost Girls)

TOM FRAME (2000AD)

Favourite Editor

AXEL ALONSO (Daredevil, Punisher)

JOE QUESADA (Marvel)

MATT SMITH (2000AD, Judge Dredd Megazine)

STEVE WACKER (52)

TOM BREVOORT (New Avengers, Civil War)

Favourite Publisher

DARK HORSE

DC

IMAGE

MARVEL

REBELLION

Favourite Colour Comicbook - American

ALL STAR SUPERMAN (DC)

DESOLATION JONES (Wildstorm)

FABLES (DC)

JACK STAFF (Image)

TRANSFORMERS (IDW)

Favourite Colour Comicbook - British

2000AD (Rebellion)

EVENT HORIZON (MAM TOR PUBLISHING)

JUDGE DREDD MEGAZINE (Rebellion)

STARSHIP TROOPERS (Markosia)

THRUD THE BARBARIAN (Carl Critchlow)

Favourite Black and White Comicbook - American

CASANOVA (Image)

PHONOGRAM (Image)

THE WALKING DEAD (Image)

USAGI YOJIMBO (Dark Horse)

WASTELAND (Oni Press)

Favourite Black and White Comicbook - British

FUTUREQUAKE (FutureQuakePress)

HERO KILLERS (Moonface Press)

HOW TO DATE A GIRL IN TEN DAYS (Vented Spleen)

MALCOLM MAGIC (Studio Blink Twice)

TALES FROM THE FLAT (Modern Monstrosity)

Favourite New Comicbook

52 (DC)

CIVIL WAR (Marvel)

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA (DC)

NEXTWAVE (Marvel)

TESTAMENT (DC)

Favourite Manga

BATTLE ROYALE (Tokyopop)

BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL (Dark Horse)

DEATH NOTE (Viz Media)

NARUTO (Viz Media)

PRIEST (Tokyopop)

Favourite European Comics

ASTERIX AND THE VIKINGS (Orion)

BLACKSAD: RED SOUL (iBooks)

SANCHO (20000 Leagues)

THE KILLER (Archaia Studios Press)

XIII (Alias/Dabel)

Favourite Comics Story published during 2006

52 #1 up (various)

ALL STAR SUPERMAN ONGOING (Grant Morrison/Frank Quitely)

CIVIL WAR #1 up (Mark Millar/Steve McNiven)

DAREDEVIL #82-87 THE DEVIL IN CELL-BLOCK D (Ed Brubaker/Michael Lark)

NEXTWAVE #1-6 (Warren Ellis/Stuart Immonen)

Favourite Comics Cover published during 2006

5th Place was tied in the nomination round. This is why there are 6 nominations for this category.

52 #1 (various)

CIVIL WAR #1 (Steve McNiven)

FABLES: 1001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL (James Jean)

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1 (Ed Benes)

NEXTWAVE #11 (Stuart Immonen)

THE ULTIMATES 2 #12 (Bryan Hitch)

Favourite Original Graphic Novel

FABLES: 1001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL (Bill Willingham & various; DC/Vertigo)

FIVE FISTS OF SCIENCE (Matt Fraction/Steven Sanders; Image)

LOST GIRLS (Alan Moore/Melinda Gebbie; Top Shelf)

PRIDE OF BAGHDAD (Brian K. Vaughan/Niko Henrichon; DC/Vertigo)

STAGGER LEE (Derek McCulloch/Shepherd Hendrix; Image)

Favourite Reprint Compilation

ABSOLUTE DARK KNIGHT (Frank Miller/Klaus Janson; DC)

ABSOLUTE DC THE NEW FRONTIER (Darwyn Cooke; DC)

ABSOLUTE KINGDOM COME (Mark Waid/Alex Ross; DC)

ABSOLUTE SANDMAN v1 (Neil Gaiman & various; DC/Vertigo)

CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER v1 (Ed Brubaker/Steve Epting; Marvel)

Favourite Comics Character

BATMAN (DC)

CAPTAIN AMERICA (Marvel)

DAREDEVIL (Marvel)

JUDGE DREDD (Rebellion)

SPIDER-MAN (Marvel)

Favourite Comics Villain

BLACK ADAM (Infinite Crisis/JSA: DC)

DIRK ANGER (Nextwave: Marvel)

IRON MAN (Civil War: Marvel)

JOKER (Batman family: DC)

LEX LUTHOR (Superman family: DC)

Favourite Magazine About Comics

ALTER EGO

BACK ISSUE

COMICS INTERNATIONAL

THE COMICS JOURNAL

WIZARD

Favourite Comics-Related Book

GEORGE PEREZ: STORY TELLER (Dynamite)

GREAT BRITISH COMICS (Paul Gravett and Peter Stanbury; Aurum Press)

MAKING COMICS: STORYTELLING SECRETS OF COMICS, MANGA AND GRAPHIC NOVELS (Scott McCLoud; HarperCollins)

THE ART OF BRIAN BOLLAND (Image/Desperado)

WRITING FOR COMICS WITH PETER DAVID (Impact Books)

Favourite Comics-Based Movie Or TV

HELLBOY ANIMATED

HEROES

JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED

SUPERMAN RETURNS

V FOR VENDETTA

Favourite Comics Related Website

COMIC BOOK RESOURCES (www.comicbookresources.com)

MANGA LIFE (www.mangalife.com)

MILLARWORLD (www.millarworld.tv)

NEWSARAMA (www.newsarama.com)

SILVER BULLET COMIC BOOKS (www.silverbulletcomicbooks.com)

Favourite Web-Based Comic

DRASTIC COMICS (www.drasticcomics.com)

DREAMLAND CHRONICLES (www.thedreamlandchronicles.com)

PENNY ARCADE (www.penny-arcade.com)

PVP (www.pvponline.com)

SONIC THE COMIC ONLINE (www.stconline.com)

Roll of Honour

ALEX TOTH

BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

BRIAN M. BENDIS

TOM FRAME

WARREN ELLIS

 
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