NOTE FROM EDITOR: Major Spoilers is on the nominations list of Favorite Comics Related Website. We’ll leave it to you to do the voting. Press Release Do you want to boost the profile of your favourite comic of 2011? Would you like the opportunity to shine the spotlight on those artists and writers who really grabbed your attention last year? Well, now’s the time! Nominations are now open for the 2012 round of the world-famous Eagle Awards. They will remain open until midnight (GMT) on 1 February… and if you want to make your voice heard, the sooner you head
Press Release Voting in the 2011 Eagle Awards is now open. After compiling nominations from the UK, USA and more than 70 other countries around the world, the top five nominees in each of the Eagles’ 29 categories will now go forward to the public voting round of the Awards. To pick your favourites of 2010, visit www.eagleawards.co.uk/survey/index.php?sid=53498 Eagle Award Voting will close at midnight BST on Monday 11 April, with the overall winners being announced on Friday 27 May at the MCM Expo London Comic Con, the biggest and best pop culture event in the UK.
Press Release Controversial new comic Spandex has been nominated for an Eagle Award – the comics equivalent of the Oscars! The comic – about a group of gay superheroes – is nominated in the category for Best British Colour Comic Book. Spandex creator Martin Eden commented on the nomination: “I’m completely shocked and I really didn’t expect it! I’m so proud of my comic and I’m really trying to do things that have never been done in a comic before. I’m up against some big titles in my category, so it’d be so exciting if the independent guy won! I
The Eagle Award Winners were finally posted over at the Eagle Awards site. 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. Congratulations to everyone who received an award!