Congratulations to Canadian creators nominated for the 2011 Eagle Awards

INTRODUCED in 1976, (England’s) the Eagle Comic Awards are the comic industry’s longest established awards, acknowledged as the pre-eminent international accolades.The Eagles 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 and comprise of two distinct stages.

The Eagle Comic Awards ceremony takes place as part of the London MCM Expo – London’s Comic Con at Excel in London each May.

Note: the nominees were selected by fans votes submitted earlier in the year and will be decided by fan votes as well. You will be able to vote here starting today. Polls close on April 11.

Interestingly enough Bryan Lee O’Malley made it onto both favourite newcomer lists (writer, artist) and is included in the “Roll Call”, the Hall of Fame equivalent. Darwyn Cooke, Jeff Lemire, Fiona Staples, Kate Beaton, John Byrne and Todd McFarlane have been nominated in various categories.

Full list of categories and nominees after the cut.Favourite Newcomer Writer
• Paul Cornell
Bryan Lee O’Malley
• Nick Spencer
• Al Ewing
• Scott Snyder

Favourite Newcomer Artist
• Sara Pichelli
• Rafael Albuquerque
Fiona Staples
• Sean Murphy
Bryan Lee O’Malley

7 graphic novels and Bryan Lee O’Malley is considered a newcomer? Hmmm….

Favourite Writer
• Ed Brubaker
• Robert Kirkman
• Warren Ellis
• Grant Morrison
• John Wagner

Favourite Writer/Artist
• Gabriel Ba with Fabio Moon
• Mike Mignola
Darwyn Cooke
Jeff Lemire

Favourite Artist: Pencils
• Mike Mignola
• Dave Ryan
• J. H. Williams III
• Carlos Ezquerra
• Becky Cloonan

Favourite Artist: Inks
• Carlos Ezquerra
• Mike Mignola
• Gary Erskine
• Becky Cloonan
• Bill Sienkiewicz

Favourite Artist: Fully-Painted Artwork
• Ben Templesmith
• D’Israeli
• Alex Ross
• Jock
• J. H. Williams III

Favourite Colourist
• Jeff Balke
• Dave Stewart
• Len O’Grady
• Laura Martin
• Laura Allred

Favourite Letterer
• Annie Parkhouse
• Russ Wooton
• Jim Campbell
• Richard Starkings
• Chris Eliopoulos

Favourite Editor
• Matt Smith/Tharg
• Scott Allie
• Tom Brevoort
• Steve Wacker
Todd McFarlane

Favourite Publisher
• Dark Horse
• Image Comics (inc Top Cow)
• Marvel
• DC Comics/Vertigo/WildStorm

Favourite American Comicbook: Colour
• Doctor Who by Tony Lee plus Various (IDW Publishing)
• Batman and Robin by Grant Morrison plus Various (DC Comics)
• Amazing Spider-Man by Various (Marvel)
• Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight by Various (Dark Horse)
• Hellboy by Mike Mignola plus Various (Dark Horse)

Favourite American Comicbook: Black and White
• Echo by Terry Moore (Abstract Studio)
• Age of Bronze by Eric Shanower (Image Comics)
• Demo Vol.2 by Brain Wood and Becky Cloonan (DC Comics)
• The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard (Image Comics)
• RASL by Jeff Smith (Cartoon Comics)

Favourite British Comicbook: Colour
• Doctor Who Magazine by Various (Panini Comics)
• The Man of Glass by Martin Flink (Accent UK)
• Torchwood by Various (Titan Books)
• Dandy by Various (DC Thomson)
• 2000AD by Various (Rebellion)

Favourite British Comicbook: Black and White
• Zarjaz by Various (Futurequake Publishing)
• Dogbreath by Various (Futurequake Publishing)
• Futurequake by Various (Futurequake Publishing)
• Commando by Various (DC Thomson)
• Paragon by Various (David Cavendish)

Favourite New Comicbook
• S.H.I.E.L.D by Jonathan Hickman and Dustin Weaver (Marvel)
• Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba (DC Comics/Vertigo)
• Alan Moore’s Neonomicon by Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows (Avatar Press)
• War of the Independents by Dave Ryan (Red Anvil Comics)
• American Vampire by Stephen King, Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque (DC Comics/Vertigo)

Favourite Manga
• One Piece by Eiirchiro Oda (Shueisha/Viz Media)
• Fullmetal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa (Square Enix/Viz Media)
• Berserk by Kenatro Miura (Hakusensha/ Dark Horse Comics)
• Bleach by Tite Kubo (Shueisha/Viz Media)
• Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto (Shueisha/Viz Media)

Favourite European Comicbook
• The Scorpion by Desberg Desberg and Enrico Marini (Dargaud/Cinebook ltd)
• L’Histoire Secrete by Edward Gauvin and Jean-Pierre Pecau (Delcourt/Archaia Studio Press)
• Blacksad by Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido (Darguad/Dark Horse Comics)
• Sky Doll by Alessandro Barbucci and Barbara Canepa (Soleil/Marvel)
• Requiem: Vampire Knight by Pat Mills and Olivier Ledroit (Nickel Editions/Panini Comics)

Favourite Web-Based Comic
• Axe Cop by Malachai and Ethan Nicolle
• Freak Angels by Warren Ellis and Paul Duffield
• by Randall Munroe
Hark! A Vagrant! By Kate Beaton
• Questionable Content by Jeph Jaques

Favourite Single Story
• Legends: The Enchanted #0 by Nick Percival (Radical Comics)
• Daytripper #8 by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba (DC Comics/Vertigo)
• A Cat Named Haiku by Mark Poulton and Dexter Weeks (Arcana Studio)
• Sea Bear and Grizzly Shark by Ryan Ottley and Jason Howard (Image Comics)
• Amazing Spider-Man #625: Endanger Species by Joseph Kelly and Max Fuimara (Marvel)

Favourite Continued Story
• Hellboy #47-49: The Storm by Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo (Dark Horse)
• Fables #94-98: Rose Red by Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham (DC Comics/Vertigo)
• Invincible #71-continuing: The Viltrumite War by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley (Image Comics)
• 2000AD #1650-1693: Judge Dredd: Tour of Duty (Rebellion)
• The Walking Dead #73-79: Too Far Gone by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard (Image Comics)

Favourite 2010 Cover
• Daytripper #2 by Gabriel Ba
• 2000AD Prog 1700 by Jonathan Davis Hunt
• War of the Independents by Dave Ryan
• Axe Cop: Vol 1 by Ethan Nicolle
• Batwoman #0 by J.H. Williams III

Favourite 2010 Original Graphic Novel
Richard Stark’s Parker: The Outfit by Darwyn Cooke
• Superman: Earth One by J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis (DC Comics)
Scott Pilgrim Vol 6: Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour by Bryan Lee O’Malley (Fourth Estate)
• Hellblazer: Pandemonium by Jamie Delano and Jock
• At The Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft and Ian Culbard (SELFMADE HERO)

Favourite Reprint Compilation
• Charley’s War: Great Mutiny by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun (Titan Books ltd)
• Batwoman: Elegy by Gregg Rucker and J.H. Williams III (DC Comics)
• Absolute All Star Superman by Grant Morrison and Frank Quietly (DC Comics)
• The Walking Dead: Volume 13 by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn (Image Comics)
• Doctor Who: Fugitive by Tony Lee, Al Davison and Matthew Smith (IDW Publishing)

Favourite Comics-Related Book
• Icons: The DC Comics and Wildstorm Art of Jim Lee by Jim Lee and Bill Baker (Titan Books ltd)
• The Horror, The Horror: Comic Books The Government Didn’t Want You To Read by Jim Trombetta and R. Spiel (Harry N. Abrams, Inc.)
• 75 Years of DC Comics by Paul Levitz (Taschen GmBH)
• Mega-City One Archives by August Hann and Aaron Dembski-Bowden (Mongoose Publishing)
• Cover Run: The DC Comic Art of Adam Hughes by Adam Hughes (DC Comics)

Favourite Comics-Related Movie or TV Show
• Kick Ass
• The Big Bang Theory
• The Walking Dead
Scott Pilgrim Vs the World
• Iron Man 2

Favourite Comics-Related Website
• Comics Alliance
• Comic Book Resources
• Comic Attack
• Bleeding Cool
• Girls Read Comics Too

Favourite Magazine about Comics
• Back Issue (TwoMorrows)
• Alter Ego (TwoMorrows)
• Tripwire (Tripwire)
• Comic Heroes (Future Publishing)
• Wizard (Wizard)

Roll of Honour
Bryan Lee O’Malley
John Byrne
• Dave Gibbons
• Carlos Ezquerra
• David Mazzuchelli