The 2007 Eagle Awards were presented at the Bristol Comics Expo on Saturday 12th May, hosted by "Red Dwarf's" Norman Lovett. Voted for by the British comics community, the evening's ceremony saw Warren Ellis clean up across the board. Ellis won Best Writer, his "Nextwave" title won Best New Comic, Best Comic Story and Best Villain with its Nick Fury analogue, Dirk Anger, and Ellis capped the evening winning the Roll Of Honour prize. The art team from Ellis' "Planetary" and from "Astonishing X-Men," John Cassaday and Laura Martin, also won for Pencils and Colours respectively.
The winners for the Eagle Awards are based on votes received at the Eagle Awards Web site and by mail submissions. The winners are:
Favourite Comics Writer
Favourite Comics Writer/Artist
Favourite Comics Artist: Pencils
Favourite Comics Artist: Inks
Favourite Artist: Fully-Painted Artwork
Favourite Colour Comicbook - American
"All Star Superman"
Favourite Colour Comicbook - British
Favourite Black and White Comicbook - American
"The Walking Dead"
Favourite Black and White Comicbook - British
Favourite New Comicbook
"Blade of the Immortal"
Favourite European Comics
"Asterix and the Vikings"
Favourite Comics Story published during 2006
Favourite Comics Cover published during 2006
"Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall"
Favourite Original Graphic Novel
"Pride of Baghdad"
Favourite Reprint Compilation
"Absolute Sandman" Volume 1
Favourite Comics Character
Favourite Comics Villain
Favourite Magazine About Comics
Favourite Comics-Related Book
"Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comcis, Manga and Graphic Novels"
Favourite Comics-Based Movie Or TV
Favourite Comics Related Website
Favourite Web-Based Comic
Roll of Honour