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Monday, 14 March 2011 - Reported by Chuck Foster
The nominations for the annual Eagle Awards have been announced, with Doctor Who publications/people represented in several categories.

IDW, the publisher behind Doctor Who comics in the United States, is nominated in a number of categories. The company itself appears in the Favourite Publisher list, whilst its Doctor Who range is up for Favourite American Comicbook: Colour (Tony Lee), and Favourite Reprint Compilation for Doctor Who: Fugitive.

The UK is represented through the Favourite British Comicbook: Colour category, which includes both Doctor Who Magazine and Torchwood Magazine - they are up against long-running comics The Dandy and 2000AD, as well as The Man of Glass.

Doctor Who writer Paul Cornell is also up for an award; he is nominated for Favourite Newcomer Writer for his work with DC Comics.

Finally, the Roll of Honour includes comic artist Dave Gibbons, whose prolific work includes being the first lead artist for Doctor Who Weekly/Monthly when it launched in 1979.

Voting can be submitted via the survey website until 11th April, with the ceremony taking place at the London Comic-Con at EXCEL on the 27th May.

The Eagle Awards are internationally recognised within the Comics Industry, and have been held annually since 1976.