Nominations Open for Eagle Awards 2011 & Joint Ownership Announcement


Along with the Shuster Awards, the Eagles are probably one of my favourites, amongst the multitudes of awards out there. Undeniably, a lot of this is to do with the fact that I am British-Canadian, but quite apart from that, what I love about the Eagles is that it’s one of the only big award ceremonies where they let the fans vote. With your Eisners and your Harveys, the nominations come in from comic professionals, and the fans really have no say in the process. This leads to many people mistrusting the awards, and saying that the nominations aren’t based on a creator’s body of work, but on how popular they are in the comic community.

The Eagles are different though, with these awards, it’s you, the fans who get to nominate and vote for the winners! So, on Friday, go and do your part, head over to are put in your nominations for this year’s awards. Oh, and if you could vote for best best site, that would just be gravy; )

From the press release:


Nominations Open for Eagle Awards 2011 & Joint Ownership Announcement

What was your favourite comic of 2010? Which artists and writers really grabbed your attention? Nominations open on Friday 4 February and run until 7 March for the world-famous Eagle Awards, so head on over to to make your voice heard!

The top five nominations in each section will then be verified and voting gets underway on 14 March – let us know who you want to see honoured on the big night of 27 May at the London MCM Expo by picking your favourites of 2010.

Once again the awards ceremony will be streamed LIVE to the world over the internet via which proved extremely popular in 2010.

Introduced in 1976, the Eagles are the comics industry’s most prestigious fan-selected awards, giving the entire comics community the opportunity to vote for the finest publications and brightest talent of the past year, with categories covering the whole world of comics, including manga, movies and webcomics.

MCM Expo Group managing director Paul Miley and the Eagle Awards’ Cassandra Conroy are delighted to announce that going forward the Eagle Awards will be co-owned and organised equally by both parties.

Last October the Eagles moved to their new home at London MCM Expo, London’s Comic Con - - and 2011 sees the awards return to Excel once again – this time back in their traditional May slot.

“All nominees will be invited to the Awards Ceremony at May’s London MCM Expo and the winners will be offered the opportunity to give an acceptance speech,” said Cassandra Conroy. “The full list of Award Winners will be released to the world 27 May.”

For general enquiries on the Eagle Awards, contact [email protected]

For press information/interviews, please contact [email protected]

To buy tickets to the London MCM Expo at Excel London on 27-29 May, please visit:


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 28 years ranging from Uncanny X-Men and Swamp Thing to MAD and 2000 AD.

Unique in the comics industry in that they reflect both the professional and the reader’s choice, the Eagle Awards comprise of two distinct stages:

(i) A Nominations Form allows the entire comics community to choose their favourites.

(ii) The top five nominations then appear on the voting form for the readers and fans to choose from, thus focusing the fans with no wasted votes.

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London MCM Expo is organized by the MCM Expo Group as one of a number of pop culture events in their portfolio. London’s Comic Con, it is supported by major media companies such as Universal, Twentieth Century Fox, Wizards of the Coast, Manga Entertainment, SFX and NEO to name but a few.

Taking place each May and October at London’s massive Excel exhibition centre, the London MCM Expo is now the main focus and must-be event for UK fans and industry to attend to promote new releases and forthcoming productions whether comics, movies, videogames, DVDs or books.

Over the last decade, the London MCM Expo has grown into the one UK show that is not to be missed. To find out more, visit:

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  1. [...] Nominations for the 2011 Eagle Awards opened on Friday February 4th, and run until  March 7th. At this time, the top five nominations in each section will be verified, and voting gets underway on 14 March. The awards will be presented on May 27th at the London MCM Expo. For more info, see the full press release here. [...]

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