It’s time again for our very own Fantastic Comic Book Awards! To announce this year’s nominations, we have a special guest most recently seen in Thunderbolts, and a nominee last year. Please welcome the beautiful and talented — Karla Sofen:
So we have five awards for four individuals and a team. Winners will be announced by Selina Kyle and Harry Os — what, really? That’s an odd twosome. Hm, where was I… Winners will be announced by Selina Kyle and Harry Osborn on March 1. So you have a month to vote. Okay? Right, here are the nominees.
In the category Best Character in a Supporting Role, Male the nominees are:
Rick Bradbury in Ex Machina
Ben Grimm/The Thing in New Avengers
Hank McCoy/Beast in S.W.O.R.D.
Peter Merkel, Jr./Ragdoll in Secret Six
Damian Wayne/Robin in Batman and Robin
Wow, what a group of weirdos. Oh, I mean. Congrats to you lot. My category’s next —
I was robbed last year, you know. Public can’t see past Perfect Pepper Potts being up on the big screen. I’d be better in film, too. Anyway.
In the category Best Character in a Supporting Role, Female the nominees are:
Atlee/Terra in Power Girl
Rikki Barnes in Young Allies
Barbara Gordon/Oracle in Batgirl
Jessica Jones in New Avengers
Robot Lois Lane in Action Comics
. . .
I’m not even nominated? I was shut out by a robot and a — What is this —
Good luck ladies! At least fat Ms. Marvel didn’t make it either. On with the show —
In the category Best Character in a Leading Role, Male the nominees are:
Clint Barton/Hawkeye in Hawkeye & Mockingbird
Luke Cage in New Avengers
Michael Carter/Booster Gold in Booster Gold
Dick Grayson/Batman in Batman and Robin
Thor in Thor: The Mighty Avenger
Ooooooh. Hot, hot, hotter, and hottest. And Clint.
Just kidding, Clint. Call me.
Okay, this is boring.
In the category Best Character in a Leading Role, Female the nominees are:
Stephanie Brown/Batgirl in Batgirl
Anya Corazon/Spider-Girl in Spider-Girl
Bobbi Morse/Mockingbird in Hawkeye and Mockingbird
Pepper Potts/Rescue in Invincible Iron Man/Rescue
Karen Starr/Power Girl in Power Girl
Oh, now she’s a lead is she? Huff! Seriously, what do these women have on me?
In the category Best Ensemble the nominees are:
Hawkeye & Mockingbird
The Thanos Imperative
So, I guess you vote now. Write-ins are entirely acceptable. It’s spelled M-O-O-N-S-T-O-N-E. See you in March.
For this entirely made up Award, over one hundred individuals and 20 teams (all mentions listed below) were nominated by a committee consisting of the four Fantastic Fangirls and ten guests. Everyone is invited to vote for the final winners. To vote send an email to email@example.com with the Subject Line Comic Book Award Ballot. Vote for ONE individual character or team in each category. You may vote in any combination of categories but only one ballot per person will be counted so please do not email until you are ready and please send only one email. You will receive a confirmation email when your vote is counted. Please be patient and give me 2 days before emailing that you have not received the confirmation. Votes will be accepted through Sunday February 27. We will tweet reminders!
Anyone and everyone is encouraged to vote; invite your friends and readers and feel free to campaign on your own blog (remember to link back) and Twitter. Do not feel you have to have read all these comics in order to participate, though we encourage everyone to pick up the books. This is a popularity contest, a fun way to honor some of our favorite characters. Please remember it is all for fun and save the drama for the movies! Comment or email with any questions. Thank you!
Supporting, Male: Bart Allen (Various Titles), Deadman (Brightest Day), Dead Shot (Secret Six), Bobby Drake (Ultimate Spider-Man), Dominic Fortune (Hawkeye & Mockingbird), Ghost (Thunderbolts), Ken Hale/Gorilla Man (Atlas), Gavril Inanovich/Rocket Red (Justice League: Generation Lost), Jack (Joe the Barbarian), Jules Verne’s Brain (in a Steampunk Robot) (Mystery Society), Erik Lensherr/Magneto (Avengers Children’s Crusade), Humberto Lopez/Reptil (Avengers Academy), Peter Parker (New Avengers), Hank Pym/Wasp (Avengers Academy),Jamie Reyes/Blue Beetle (Justice League: Generation Lost), Julio Richter/Rictor (X-Factor), Rocket Racoon (Thanos Imperative/Guardians of the Galaxy ), Skeets (Booster Gold), Dr. Stephen Strange (New Avengers), Twitch (Hawkeye & Mockingbird), Johnny Storm (Ultimate Spider-Man), Sam Wilson/Falcon (Captain America), Wong (New Avengers)
Supporting, Female: Bambi Arbogast (Invincible Iron Man), Maddie Berry (Avengers Academy), Helena Bertinelli/Huntress (Birds of Prey), Danielle Cage (New Avengers), Etta Candy (Wonder Woman), Knives Chau (Scott Pilgrim), Xi’an Coy Mahn/Karrna (New Mutants), Carol Danvers/Ms. Marvel (New Avengers), Ramona V. Flowers (Scott Pilgrim), Cat Grant (Supergirl), Wendy Harris/Proxy (Batgirl), Lizzie Hexam (Unwritten)(, Maria Hill (Invincible Iron Man), Angelica Jones/Firestar (Young Allies), Lana Lang (Supergirl), Lyra (She-Hulk), Gosalyn Mallard (Darkwing Duck), Kim Pine (Scott Pilgrim), Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat, Ivy Raven (Echo), Rogue (X-Men Legacy), Squire (Knight and Squire), Squirrel Girl (New Avengers), Norah Winters (Amazing Spider-Man), Lori Zechner/Black Alice (Secret Six), Zinda (Birds of Prey)
Lead, Male: Barry Allen (Various Titles), Bane (Secret Six), Chip (Chip and Chip: 2nd Crack), Daken (Dark Wolverine), Brás de Oliva Domingos (Daytripper), Tim Drake/Red Robin (Red Robin), Kon-El/Superboy (Superboy), Mitchell Hundred (Ex Machina), Billy Kaplan/Wiccan (Avengers Children’s Crusade), Lex Luthor (Action Comics), Drake Mallard/Darkwing Duck (Darkwing Duck), Norman Osborn (Osborn), Peter Parker/Spider-Man (The Amazing Spider-Man), Peter Quill/Starlord (Thanos Imperative/Guardians of the Galaxy), Steve Rogers (Various Titles), Drake Sinclair (The Sixth Gun), Tony Stark/Iron Man (Invincible Iron Man)
Lead, Female: Abigail Brand (S.W.O.R.D.), Gwen Dylan (iZombie), Pearl Jones (American Vampire), Lieutenant Anna Kharkova (Battlefields: Motherland), Dinah Lance (Birds of Prey), Jubilation Lee (X-Men Curse of the Mutants), Scandal Savage (Secret Six), Dex Parios (Stuptown), Mary Raven (Ignition City), Natasha Romanova/Black Widow (Black Widow), Tex/”Cout 5 or 6″(CBGB), Janet Van Dyne (Her-Oes), Kara Zor-El/Linda Lang/Supergirl (Supergirl)
Ensemble: Birds of Prey, Darkwing Duck, Invincible Iron Man, Justice League: Generation Lost, Mystery Society, Secret Six, Stumptown, S.W.O.R.D., Ultimate Spider-Man, X-Factor, X-Men Legacy, Young Avengers