Eagle Awards 2010 Voting to Close on Independence Day

Official Press Release

VOTING in the 2010 Eagle Awards is now open. After compiling votes from around the world including not just the UK and the USA but also more than 40 other countries including Finland, Israel, Russia, Taiwan, Ghana, Costa Rica, Croatia and Chile, the top five nominees in each of 29 categories have been chosen by the thousands of participants. To cast your vote for your 2009 favourites, log on to http://www.eagleawards.co.uk/vote.aspx

Voting is to close at midnight (British Summer Time) on Sunday July 4, 2010. The winners will be announced later this year at a venue yet to be determined.

For press enquiries and further details on the Eagle Awards, contact Cassandra Conroy: eagleawards@gmail.com.


Favourite Newcomer WriterAl EwingJonathan HickmanKathryn ImmonenKieron GillenMike Lynch

Favourite Newcomer ArtistDavid LafuenteDeclan ShalveyJamie McKelvieJohn CullenMatt Timson

Favourite WriterAlan MooreGeoff JohnsJohn WagnerTony LeeWarren Ellis

Favourite Writer/ArtistBryan Lee O'MalleyDarwyn CookeDavid MazzucchelliJohn Byrne (nomination withdrawn at Mr Byrne's request)Paul Grist

Favourite Artist: PencilsFrank QuitelyGuy DavisIvan ReisJ.H. Williams IIIStuart Immonen

Favourite Artist: InksButch GuiceCharlie AdlardGary ErskineKevin O'NeilMark Farmer

Favourite Artist: Fully-Painted ArtworkAdi GranovAlex RossBen TemplesmithJ.H. Williams IIIJames Jean

Favourite ColouristBen TemplesmithChristina StrainDave StewartLaura MartinLen O'Grady

Favourite LettererAnnie ParkhouseChris EliopoulosNate Piekos (Blambot)Richard Starkings (Comiccraft)Simon BowlandTodd Klein

Favourite EditorAxel AlonsoMatt smithNick LoweStephen WackerTom Brevoort

Favourite PublisherDC/Vertigo/WildStormIDWImage ComicsMarvelRebellion/2000AD

Favourite American Colour ComicbookB.P.R.D.Batman and RobinCaptain Britain and MI13ChewDoctor WhoPhonogram - The Singles ClubScalped

Favourite British Colour Comicbook2000ADSpandexThe BeanoThe Dead: Kingdom Of FliesThe DFC

Favourite American Black and White ComicbookI Kill GiantsScott PilgrimThe Venger: Dead Man RisingUsagi YojimboWalking Dead

Favourite British Black and White ComicbookChloe NoonanDragon HeirFuturequakeSpace Babe 113Whatever Happened To The World's Fastest Man?

Favourite New ComicbookBatman and RobinChewDoctor WhoRí RáUnwritten

Favourite MangaFullmetal AlchemistGoGo MonsterKurosagi Corpse Delivery ServicePlutoReya

Favourite European ComicbookChimpanzee ComplexLargo WinchL'Histoire SecreteRequiem Chevalier VampireRí Rá

Favourite Single Story Published During 2009Doctor Who : The Time MachinationDoctor Who: Black Death White LifeFrom the Pages of Bram Stoker's Dracula: HarkerPhonogram The Singles Club 4 : Konichiwa BitchesR.E.B.E.L.S. Annual #1: Starro the Conqueror

Favourite Continued Story Published During 2009Doctor Who: The ForgottenJudge Dredd: Tour of DutyPhonogram: The Singles ClubScalped #19-24: The Gravel in your GutWalking Dead #61 - 65: Fear The Hunters

Favourite Cover Published During 20092000AD #1631 (D'Israeli/Dirty Frank)Batgirl #2Batman & Robin #4 (Frank Quitely)Batman and Robin #3Doctor Who: The Forgotten #6

Favourite Original Graphic Novel Published During 2009Asterios PolypGrandvilleLeague of Extraordinary Gentlemen: CenturyMouse Guard: Winter 1152The Hunter

Favourite Reprint CompilationCaptain Britain by Alan Moore & Alan Davis OmnibusCharley's War: Underground and Over the TopDoctor Who: The ForgottenSaga of the Swamp ThingThe Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures

Favourite Magazine about ComicsBack IssueComics InternationalComics JournalTripwireWizard

Favourite Comics-Related BookComic Book Design (Gary Millidge)Peter and MaxThe Insider's Guide to Creating Comics and Graphic Novels - Andy SchmidtThe Marvel Art of Marko DjurdjevicWar Stories (Mike Conroy)

Favourite Comics-Related Movie or TV ShowHeroesSmallvilleSurrogatesThe Big Bang TheoryWatchmen

Favourite Comics Related Website2000ad onlineBleedingcool.comcomicbookresources.comForbidden Planet International BlogNewsarama

Favourite Web-Based ComicFreak AngelsOrder of the StickPVPSin Tituloxkcd.com

Roll of HonourBrian BollandDick GiordanoJoe KubertJohn HicklentonPeter David

ABOUT THE EAGLE AWARDS:Introduced in 1976, the Eagles are the comics industry's longest established awards. Unique in that they reflect the people's choice, they are awarded by fans who vote for their favourite in each category of the awards. They are named after the fondly remembered 1950's British comic anthology Eagle, and were originated by two British fans, Mike Conroy and Richard Burton. The awards proved to be successful, with American publishers such as Marvel Comics announcing their victories with pride. They have relaunched in 2010 with a new look, a new mandate and a new vision for the future.

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