The Eagle Awards were presented at the MCM Expo in London Last night,. And the winners are:
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
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.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.