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July 14, 2014


Your 2014 True Believers Comic Awards Winners

imageSomething called the True Believers Comic Awards -- a "people's choice"-style awards program started this year, rising from the ashes of the Eagle Awards -- were given out at the London Film And Comic Con on Saturday evening. The ceremony was reported on here and here. The actor Anthony Head served as host.

Winners in bold.

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FAVORITE RISING STAR: WRITER

* Al Ewing
* Charles Soule
* Katie Cook
* Matt Fraction
* Scott Snyder

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FAVORITE RISING STAR ARTIST

* Annie Wu
* Declan Shalvey
* Fiona Staples
* Katie Cook
* Sean Murphy

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FAVORITE WRITER

* Alan Moore
* James Roberts
* Kelly Sue DeConnick
* Matt Fraction
* Scott Snyder

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FAVORITE ARTIST: INKS

* Becky Cloonan
* Bill Sienkiewicz
* Brian Bolland
* David Aja
* J.H. Williams III

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FAVORITE ARTIST: PENCILS

* Becky Cloonan
* David Aja
* Fiona Staples
* Greg Capullo
* J.H. Williams

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FAVORITE ARTIST: FPA

* Adi Granov
* Alex Ross
* Fiona Staples
* Francesco Francavilla
* J.H. Williams III

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FAVORITE COLORIST

* Francesco Francavilla
* Jordie Bellaire
* Laura Allred
* Laura Martin
* Matt Hollingsworth

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FAVORITE LETTERER

* Annie Parkhouse
* Comicraft
* Jim Campbell
* Terry Moore
* Todd Klein

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FAVORITE EDITOR

* Chris Ryall
* Matt Smith
* Nick Lowe
* Scott Allie
* Stephen Wacker

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FAVORITE PUBLISHER

* DC Comics
* IDW
* Image
* Marvel
* Rebellion

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FAVORITE AMERICAN COMIC BOOK: COLOR

* Batman
* Hawkeye
* Saga
* Sex Criminals
* Transformers: More than Meets the Eye

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FAVORITE BRITISH COMIC: COLOR

* 2000AD
* Death Sentence
* Dungeon Fun
* Porcelain: A Gothic Fairy Tale
* Saltire Invasion

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imageFAVORITE 2013 COVER

* Fables #134
* Hawkeye #9
* Pretty Deadly #1
* Rat Queens #1
* Sex Criminals #1

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FAVORITE AMERICAN COMIC BOOK: BLACK AND WHITE

* Batman Black and White
* Punk Rock Jesus
* Rachel Rising
* Satellite Sam
* The Walking Dead

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FAVORITE EUROPEAN COMIC BOOK

* Amoras
* Asterix and the Picts
* Celtic Warrior: The Legend of Cu Chulainn
* Finn & Fish
* Orfani

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FAVORITE MANGA

* Attack On Titan
* Bleach
* Naruto
* One Piece
* Yotsuba&!

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FAVORITE SINGLE STORY

* "Cybertronian Homesick Blues", Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #13
* "Kingdoms Fall" Infinity #3
* "Pizza is my Business", Hawkeye #11
* "The End" Locke & Key: Alpha #2
* Afterlife with Archie #1

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FAVORITE REPRINT COMPILATION

* Captain America: The Winter Soldier
* Hawkeye Volume 1 Oversized Hard Cover
* Jeff Smith's Bone: The Great Cow Race: Artist's Edition
* The Joker: The Clown Prince of Crime
* Zenith

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FAVORITE CONTINUED STORY

* Batman #21 on -- Zero Year
* Fables #125-129 -- Snow White
* Saga
* The Walking Dead #115 on -- All Out War
* Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye -- Remain in Light #17-21

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FAVORITE ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL

* Avengers: Endless Wartime
* Battling Boy
* Nemo: Heart of Ice
* Richard Stark's Parker: Slayground
* The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story
* The Unwritten: Tommy Taylor and the Ship That Sank Twice

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FAVORITE COMICS-RELATED BOOK

* Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Time of Alex Toth
* Magic Words: The Extraordinary Life of Alan Moore
* The DC Comics Guide to Creating Comics: Inside the Art of Visual Storytelling
* The Fables Encyclopaedia
* The Secret History of Marvel Comics

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FAVORITE COMIC RELATED MOVIE OR TV SHOW

* Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
* Arrow
* Iron Man 3
* The Walking Dead
* Thor: The Dark World

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FAVORITE MAGAZINE (PRINT PERIODICAL) ABOUT COMICS

* Back Issue
* Bleeding Cool
* Comic Heroes
* Judge Dredd Megazine
* The Comics Journal

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FAVORITE BRITISH COMIC: BLACK AND WHITE

* Dexter's Half Dozen
* Futurequake
* GOODCOPBADCOP
* School of Bitches
* Wolf Country

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FAVORITE NEW COMICS TITLE: ONGOING OR MINI-SERIES

* East of West
* Guardians of the Galaxy
* Pretty Deadly
* Rat Queens
* Sex Criminals
* The Wake

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FAVORITE WEB-BASED COMIC

* Aces Weekly
* Dumbing of Age
* JL8: A Webcomic
* Oglaf
* XKCD

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FAVORITE COMICS-RELATED WEB SITE

* 2000 AD Online
* Bleeding Cool
* Comic Book Resources
* Comics Alliance
* The Mary Sue

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ROLL OF HONOR

* Gail Simone
* Jean Giraud (Moebius)
* Jim Lee
* Karen Berger
* Walter Simonson

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Congratulations to all winners and nominees. The Roll of Honor award was given out by Stan Lee.

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