Voting opens for 2012 Eagle Awards

Voting is open through April 2 for the 2012 Eagle Awards, the United Kingdom-based fan awards recognizing U.K. and U.S. creators and works. Fans can vote online for their favorites in 29 categories, from newcomer and publisher to single story and roll of honor. Comic Book Resources, which won the 2010 and 2011 awards for favorite comics-related website, is nominated again this year.

The winners will be announced May 25 in conjunction with the London MCM Expo. The nominees are:

Favorite newcomer writer• J.H. Williams III• Jeff Lemire• Michael Carroll• Nathan Edmondson• Robert Curley

Favorite newcomer artist• Axel Medellin• Declan Shalvey• Emanuela Lupacchino• Francesco Francavilla• Mahmud Asrar

Favorite writer• Alan Moore• Ed Brubaker• Geoff Johns• Grant Morrison• Scott Snyder

Favorite writer/artist• Darwyn Cooke• Francis Manapul• Frank Miller• J.H. Williams III• Jeff Lemire

Favorite artist -- pencils• Becky Cloonan• Chris Bachalo• Ivan Reis• J.H. Williams III• Jim Lee

Favorite artist -- inks• Becky Cloonan• Chris Samnee• D’israeli• Gary Erskine• Scott Williams

Favorite artist -- fully painted work• Adi Granov• Alex Ross• Esad Ribic• J.H. Williams III• Sean Phillips

Favorite colorist• Dave Stewart• Jamie Grant• Jeff Balke• Laura Martin• Rod Reis

Favorite letterer• Annie Parkhouse• Chris Eliopoulos• Ed Dukeshire• Richard Starkings/Comicraft• Todd Klein

Favorite editor• Chris Ryall• Karen Berger• Matt Smith• Steve Wacker• Tom Brevoort

Favorite publisher• Dark Horse• DC Comics/Vertigo• IDW• Image• Marvel

Favorite American comic book -- colorAquaman BatmanBatwomanDaredevilHellboy

Favorite American comic book -- black and whiteEchoes RASLThe Walking DeadUsagi YojimboWolves

Favorite British comic book -- color2000 ADCLiNT MagazineDoctor Who MagazineJudge Dredd the MegazineSTRIP Magazine

Favorite British comic book -- black and whiteBlood BlokesCommandoFuturequakeLou ScannonViz ComicZarjaz

Favorite new comic bookAnimal ManAquaman BatmanDaredevilWolverine and the X-Men

Favorite manga20th Century BoysBlade of the Immortal BleachNarutoOne Piece

Favorite European comic book BetelgeuseDylan DogJennifer WildeLeague of VolunteersRequiem Vampire Knight

Favorite web-based comicAce KilroyAxe CopFreakangelsHark! A Vagrantxkcd

Favorite single storyThe Amazing Spider-Man #655• Animal Man #1• Aquaman #4• Daredevil #7• Doctor Who (IDW) #12

Favorite continued storyAmerican Vampire: Ghost WarBatwoman: HydrologyChew: FlambeDetective Comics: The Black MirrorThe Walking Dead: No Way Out

Favorite 2011 cover2000AD Prog 1752• Aquaman #1• Batwoman #1• Daredevil #1• Detective Comics #880

Favorite 2011 original graphic novelBatman: NoelHabibiHellboy: House of the Living DeadLeague of Extraordinary Gentlemen Century: 1969Teen Titans: Games

Favorite reprint compilationAquaman: Death of a PrinceDetective Comics: The Black MirrorThor Omnibus by Walt SimonsonThe Walking Dead Vol. 15We3 Deluxe Edition

Favorite comics-related book1001 Comics You Must Read Before You DieAlan Moore: StorytellerSupergods: Our World in the Age of the Superhero The Batman FilesThe Marvel Art of John Romita Jr.

Favorite comics-related movie or TV showCaptain America: The First AvengerMisfitsThe Big Bang TheoryThe Walking DeadX-Men: First Class

Favorite comics-related website• Bleeding Cool• Comic Book Resources• Comics Alliance• Newsarama• Zona Negativa

Favorite magazine about comics Alter EgoBack IssueComic HeroesThe Comics JournalDC Comics Superhero Collection

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

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