National Comics Awards


National Comics Awards
National Comics Award
Country  United Kingdom
First awarded 1997
Last awarded 2002

National Comics Awards are given out on an annual basis for comic book and related material published in the United Kingdom the previous year.

Contents

History

The Awards were founded in 1997 by comic creators Kev F Sutherland and Mark Buckingham, and first took place at UKCAC, the UK Comic Art Convention in London, presented by Jonathan Ross and Paul Gambaccini [1]. The Awards took place at the Manchester UKCAC in 1998.

The Awards took place at the Bristol Comic Festival in 1999, and 2001–2004,[2] since when the major UK comics awards ceremony has been the Eagle Awards.

Awards

Best Writer

Best Writer in Comics Today/Now

Best Comics Writer Ever

Best Artist

Best Artist in Comics Today/Now

Best Comics Artist Ever

Best New Talent

Roll of Honor

Best Comic (British)

  • 1997: 2000 AD
  • 1998: 2000 AD
  • 1999: 2000 AD

Best Self-Published/Independent

Best Character

Best Comic (International)

Best Specialist Comics Publication

Best New Comic (British)

Best New Comic (International)

Best Comic-based Film/TV

Best Newspaper Strip

  • 1997: Calvin & Hobbes
  • 1998: Calvin & Hobbes
  • 1999: Calvin & Hobbes

Best Supporting Character

Most Missed Character, Strip, or Comic

Best Individual Story

Best Comic-based Multimedia

Best Cover

Best British Comic Ever

(voters paid to be able to vote; all proceeds went to charity)

Best Comic in the World Ever

(voters paid to be able to vote; all proceeds went to charity)

  • 1998: The Eagle

Best Comic Of The 20th Century (voters paid to be able to vote; all proceeds went to the ChildLine Charity)

  • 1999: The Eagle

Best Comic in the World Today

Best Collected Series or Graphic Novel

Best Comic Ever

Best New Comic

Best Specialist Magazine or Website

  • 2001: Comics International Magazine (and website) published by Dez Skinn
  • 2002: Borderline
    • 2000 AD Online
    • Comics International
    • Beanotown
    • Wizard
    • Komixworld
    • Comic Book Resources
    • Ninth Art
    • DC Comics.com
    • Tripwire

Best Comic Now

Best Online Strip

Notes

References


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