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    Eagle Award Winners for 2010 Announced

    By | October 29th, 2010
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    This year was a banner one for the Eagle Awards as London’s MCM Expo took on responsibility for hosting the awards on a permanent basis. It was also another record-breaking year for the awards with a continued growth in the number of participating voters. Continuing to expand their worldwide penetration, Yet again, the awards took on more of an international flavour. Apart from Britain, the USA and Canada, the thousands of ballots that flooded in came from more than 100 countries. Among them were several in Europe as well as Afghanistan, Botswana, Egypt, India, North Korea, Russia, Thailand, Uruguay, Vietnam and Zimbabwe to name but a few. A highlight of the MCM Expo, the Eagle Awards results for 2009 were announced at a gala presentation held at London’s ExCeL on Friday, October 29 2010.

    Here are the results:

    Roll of Honour — Brian Bolland
    Favourite Newcomer Writer — Jonathan Hickman
    Favourite Newcomer Artist — Jamie McKelvie
    Favourite Writer — Warren Ellis
    Favourite Writer/Artist — Darwyn Cooke
    Favourite Artist: Pencils — Frank Quietly
    Favourite Artist: Inks — Kevin O’Neill
    Favourite Artist: Fully-Painted Artwork — J.H. Williams III
    Favourite Colourist — Ben Templesmith
    Favourite Letterer — Todd Klein
    Favourite Editor — Axel Alonso
    Favourite Publisher — DC/Vertigo
    Favourite American Comicbook: Colour — Batman & Robin
    Favourite British Comicbook: Colour — 2000 AD
    Favourite American Comicbook: Black and White — Walking Dead
    Favourite New Comicbook — Batman & Robin
    Favourite Manga — Fullmetal Alchemist
    Favourite European Comicbook — Requiem Chevalier Vampire
    Favourite 2009 Single Story — Phonogram — The Singles Club 4: Konichiwa Bitches
    Favourite 2009 Continued Story — Walking Dead #61-65: Fear The Hunters
    Favourite 2009 Cover — Batman & Robin #4
    Favourite 2009 Original Graphic Novel — The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century
    Favourite 2009 Reprint Compilation — Captain Britain Omnibus by Alan Moore & Alan Davis
    Favourite Magazine about Comics — Wizard
    Favourite Comics-Related Book — The Insider’s Guide to Creating Comics and Graphic Novels (Andy Schmidt)
    Favourite Comics-Related Movie or TV Show — Watchmen
    Favourite Comics-Related Website — comicbookresources.com
    Favourite Web-Based Comic — Freak Angels

    Congrats to all the winners!

    Except the comic-related website business. Rubbish.

    (Kidding!)


    Matthew Meylikhov

    Once upon a time, Matthew Meylikhov became the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Multiversity Comics, where he was known for his beard and fondness for cats. Then he became only one of those things. Now, if you listen really carefully at night, you may still hear from whispers on the wind a faint voice saying, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine is not as bad as everyone says it issss."

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