INTRODUCED in 1976, the Eagles are the comics industry’s longest established awards. Acknowledged as the pre-eminent international prizes, they have been featured on the covers of leading US and UK titles across the last 30 years. Unique in that they reflect the people’s choice, the Eagle Awards comprise of two distinct stages.
The 2010 Eagle Awards were handed out earlier today at London’s MCM Expo for comics published in 2009.
Most of the winners were English and American, however DARWYN COOKE was chosen as Favourite Writer/Artist.
Congratulations to Darwyn and all of the other 2010 Eagle Award Winners!
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 — Comic Book Resources
Favourite Web-Based Comic — Freak Angels