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(7th Annual) Compuserve Comics and Animation Forum's 1998 Don Thompson Memorial Awards

Awarded at the 1999 Motor City Comic Con.

Compiler: Brian Saner Lamken

(Winners are marked with a *)

Favorite Animated Film

A Bug's Life *
The Prince of Egypt
Write-in: ---

Favorite Animated TV Series

Pepper Ann
The Simpsons
The New Batman/Superman Adventures *
Write-in: ---

Favorite Comic Strip

Write-in: ---
   write-in winner: Dilbert *

Favorite Individual Comic-Strip Creator or Creative Team

Patrick McDonnell (Mutts)
Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman (Zits)
Write-in: ---
   write-in winner: (tie) Scott Adams, Bill Holbrooke *

Favorite Writer

Kurt Busiek (Astro City, et al.)
Garth Ennis (Preacher)
Warren Ellis (Transmetropolitan, et al.) *
Paul Chadwick (Concrete)
Peter David (Supergirl, et al.)
Batton Lash (Wolff & Byrd: Counselors of the Macabre)
Grant Morrison (JLA, The Invisibles)
Greg Rucka (Whiteout)
Kevin Smith (Daredevil, Jay & Silent Bob)
Mark Waid (The Flash, Kingdom, et al.)
Write-in: ---

Favorite Penciler/Inker or Penciler/Inker Team

Paul Chadwick (Concrete)
Bryan Hitch & Paul Neary (Stormwatch) *
Linda Medley (Castle Waiting)
Mike Mignola (Batman/Hellboy/Starman, et al.)
George Perez & Al Vey (Avengers)
Dave Sim & Gerhard (Cerebus)
Write-in: ---

Favorite Painter or Mixed-Media Artist

Dan Brereton (Nocturnals)
Glenn Fabry (Preacher)
Dave McKean (Cages)
Alex Ross (Superman: Peace on Earth, et al.) *
Write-in: ---

Favorite Letterer

Todd Klein (Supreme, et al.) *
Dave Sim (Cerebus)
Chris Ware (Acme Novelty Library)
Write-in: ---

Favorite Colorist

Laura DePuy (Stormwatch, et al.)
Matt Hollingsworth (whatever he wants) *
Pamela Rambo (Preacher)
Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh (The Books of Magic)
Chris Ware (Acme Novelty Library)
Write-in: ---

Favorite Editor

Tom Brevoort (Avengers, et al.)
Stuart Moore (Transmetropolitan, et al.) *
Write-in: ---

Favorite Publisher

DC Comics *
Write-in: ---

Favorite Cover Artist

   write-in winner: Alex Ross *

Favorite Writer/Artist or Cartoonist (Humor)

Mark Crilley (Akiko)
Batton Lash (Wolff & Byrd: Counselors of the Macabre) *
Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother)
Steve Conley (Astounding Space Thrills)
Evan Dorkin (Dork, Milk & Cheese)
Linda Medley (Castle Waiting)
Write-in: ---

Favorite Writer/Artist or Cartoonist (Drama)

Frank Miller (300, Sin City) *
Paul Grist (Kane)
Linda Medley (Castle Waiting)
Mike Mignola (Hellboy, Scatterbrain)
Dave Sim (Cerebus)
Chris Ware (Acme Novelty Library)
Write-in: ---

Favorite New Talent

Greg Rucka (Whiteout)
Paul Storrie (Robyn of Sherwood) *
Write-in: ---

Talent Most Deserving of Wider Recognition

Joe Casey (Cable)
Zander Cannon (The Replacement God)
Les Cartoonistes Dangereux
Steve Conley (Astounding Space Thrills)
Laura DePuy (Stormwatch, et al.)
Tim Eldred (Grease Monkey)
John Gallagher (Buzzboy)
Phoebe Gloeckner (A Child's Life)
Paul Grist (Kane)
Joseph Harris (Slingers)
Rich Henn (Timespell)
Lea Hernandez (Cathedral Child)
Dylan Horrocks (Hicksville)
Megan Kelso (Queen of the Black Black)
Rich Koslowski (The Three Geeks)
Scott Roberts (Patty Cake)
Eric Shanower (The Age of Bronze)
Carla Speed McNeil (Finder)
Paul Storrie (Robyn of Sherwood)
Craig Taillefer (Wahoo Morris)
Tara Jenkins Tallan (Galaxion)
Andi Watson (Geisha)
Brian Wood (Channel Zero) *
Write-in: ---

Favorite Individual Comic-Book Creator or Single Creative Team

Chris Ware (Acme Novelty Library)
Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson, et al. (Astro City) *
Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, et al. (Transmetropolitan)
Garth Ennis, Steve Dillon, et al. (Preacher)
Write-in: ---

Favorite Cover

Preacher #40 *
Write-in: ---

Favorite Ongoing Comic-Book Series

Astro City
Strangers in Paradise
Transmetropolitan *
Write-in: ---

Favorite Limited Comic-Book Series

Concrete: Strange Armor
The Factor
Whiteout *

Favorite Short Story
(less than one standard issue in length)

Desire, Batman 80-Page Giant #1 *
Write-in: ---

Favorite Single-Issue Story
(about one standard issue in length)

The Clowns: I Pagliacci
Another Cold Morning, Transmetropolitan #8 *
Write-in: ---

Favorite Serialized Story
(continued from issue to issue or otherwise longer than one standard issue in

Bornstone's Elixir, Akiko #26-39
Concrete: Strange Armor #1-5
Grasscutter, Usagi Yojimbo #15-22
Sonovawitch, Wolff & Byrd: Counselors of the Macabre #17-19 *
Write-in: ---

Favorite Comic-Book Work for All Ages

Batman: Gotham Adventures *
Castle Waiting
Scary Godmother
Write-in: ---

Favorite New Series

The Age of Bronze
Astounding Space Thrills *
Robyn of Sherwood
Write-in: ---

Favorite New Graphic Novel or Graphic Album

Cathedral Child
A Family Matter
Scary Godmother: The Revenge of Jimmy
Superman: Peace on Earth *
You Are Her
Write-in: ---

Favorite Reprint Graphic Novel or Graphic Album (Current Work)

Astro City: Family Album *
Write-in: ---

Favorite Reprint Graphic Novel or Graphic Album (Historical Work)

The Plastic Man Archives, Vol. 1 *
The Essential Avengers, Vol. 1
The Essential Fantastic Four, Vol. 1
The Wonder Woman Archives, Vol. 1
Write-in: ---

Favorite Publication Design

Acme Novelty Library *
Write-in: ---

Favorite American Presentation of Foreign Material

Gon Color Spectacular
Write-in: ---
   [no award noted on final ballot]

Favorite Publication about Comic Strips, Comic Books, or Animation

Comic-Book Artist * (tie)
Comics: Between the Panels
Comics Buyer's Guide * (tie)
Comics International
The Comics Journal
Write-in: ---