Blah Blah Blog – Golden Loeb Awards: The Winners

A post from my old Marvel blog detailing the winners of the 2007 “Golden Loeb Awards” which I was running at the blog. This gives some insight into what the then-current Marvel fandom was responding well to.

GOLDEN LOEB AWARDS- The Winners!

April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General

They’re here at last! We’ve tallied up all of the many, many votes, and now we’ve got for you the winners of the 2007 GOLDEN LOEB AWARDS, as chosen by you, the readers of this blog. There were a couple of hard-fought races along the way, where the results veered back-and-forth as the voting went on. And there were a number of write-ins that did fairly well. But now the day is done, Marveldom has spoken–so it’s time to get to the results!


BEST WRITER
Ed Brubaker

RUNNER UP: Brian Michael Bendis

Write-ins included: Mike Carey, Warren Ellis, Joss Whedon


BEST PENCILLER:
John Cassaday

RUNNER UP: Steve McNiven

Write-ins included: David Aja (with the largest write-in vote in any category), Sean Chen, Salvador Larroca, Ariel Olivetti, Ron Garney, Mark Bagley, Pablo Raimondi, Mike Deodato, Stuart Immonen


BEST INKER – TIE!
Dexter Vines and Klaus Janson

Write-ins included: Bill Reinhold, Wade Von Grawbadger


BEST COLORIST
Laura Martin

RUNNER UP: Frank D’Amarta

Write-ins included: Val Staples, Dave McCaig, Christina Strain, Matt Milla, Justin Ponsor, Matt Hollingsworth


BEST LETTERER
Chris Eliopoulos

RUNNER UP: Richard Starkings


BEST COVER ARTIST
Marko Djurdjevic

RUNNER UP: Steve Epting

Write-ins included: Adi Granov, Ron Garney, Greg Horn, David Aja, Stuart Immonen, Greg Land, Art Adams, Travis Charest


BEST SINGLE ISSUE
Captain America #25 (the top vote-getter in any category, by far)

RUNNER UP: X-Men #200

Write ins included: too many to mention.


BEST STORY ARC
“The Death of the Dream, Act One” – Captain America #25-30

RUNNER UP: “Messiah Complex” – Assorted X-titles

Write-ins included: “The Last Iron Fist Story” – Immortal Iron Fist #1-6


BEST NEW SERIES
Avengers: Initiative

RUNNER UP: The Order (this was a see-saw race right up to the last five hours, when A;TI pulled ahead)

Write-ins included: Nova


BEST SERIES
Immortal Iron Fist (by ONE vote!)

RUNNER UP: Captain America

Write-ins included: Cable & Deadpool, X-Men, X-Factor, Amazing Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, Punisher MAX


BEST LIMITED SERIES
World War Hulk

RUNNER UP: Annihilation: Conquest: Starlord

Write-ins included: SVTU: MODOK’s 11, World War Hulk X-Men, Silver Surfer: Requiem, Sub-Mariner, Silent War, Omega the Unknown, Fallen Son, Battlin’ Jack Murdock


BEST COLLECTED EDITION
Captain America Omnibus

RUNNER UP: Annihilation

Write-ins included: Essential Fantastic Four Volume 3, Marvel Masterworks: Strange Tales #1-10, Amazing Fantasy Omnibus


BEST CHARACTER 2007:
Captain America

RUNNER UP: Cyclops

Write-ins included: Iceman, Molly Hayes, Thor, Iron Fist, Anthem, Irredeemable Ant-Man, Star-Lord, Orson Randall, Daredevil, Winter soldier, Punisher


BEST VILLAIN 2007
Red Skull

RUNNER UP: The Hood

Write-ins included: Kingpin, Iron Man, Norman Osborn, MODOK, Aleksander Lukin, Barracude, Joe Quesada


BEST TEAM 2007:
New Avengers

RUNNER UP: The Astonishing X-Men

Write-ins included: X-Factor, Fantastic Four, The Order, The Thunderbolts, X-Men, Agents of Atlas, GLI, The Illuminati


BEST CLIFFHANGER 2007:
Captain America #25

RUNNER UP: New Avengers #31

Write-ins included: Nova #4, Sensational Spider-Man #41, Amazing Spider-Man #541, Astonsihing X-Men #22


BEST SPLASH PAGE 2007:
Ultimates 2 #13 (Ultimates Vs. Asgard)

RUNNER UP: Astonishing X-Men #23 (Cyke cuts loose)


BADASS MOMENT OF THE YEAR 2007:
Death Of Captain America (Captain America #25)

RUNNER UP: Cyclops’ Awesome Plan (Astonishing X-Men #23)

Write-ins included: Bucky kicks RAID ass (Captain America #32), Iron Man movie trailer, Mephisto eliminates Spidey’s marriage (Amazing Spider-Man #545), Spidey/Kingpin fight (Amazing Spider-Man #542), Thor fights Iron Man (Thor #3) , Venom eats a guy’s arm (Thunderbolts #119),


Congratulations to all the winners!

More later.

Tom B

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