IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards

Transformers News: IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards

Sunday, June 15th, 2014 7:27AM CDT

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You may not have encountered the True Believers Comic Awards yet, but that's just because they have recently changed their name and re-established themselves as actual fan-run awards for comics readers. Why is this news, you might ask? Easily answered: IDW Publishing, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, and its writer James Roberts have all made the shortlist under various categories! If you think any of the nominations below deserve to win, head here to place your vote - results will be announced in July, at the London Film and Comic Con.

Transformers News: IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards


THE TRUE Believers Comic Awards were established in 2014 to provide a worldwide platform for professionals and non-professionals alike to voice their opinions of the work being done in the medium.

Headed by Cassandra Conroy and her father Mike, the self-styled People's Choice Awards provide fans around the world with a fresh opportunity to honour their favourite writers, artists and titles of the previous year. "I'm delighted to give a voice to both the fans and professionals" said Cassandra.

The True Believer Comic Awards will be held annually in July at the London Film and Comic Con.

The 2014 prizes will be handed out as part of this year's London Film & Comic Con with the inaugural ceremony being held at Earls Court on Saturday, July 12th. In attendance will be legendary Marvel Universe co-creator Stan Lee, who is making his last ever official European convention appearance.


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Re: IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards (1582459)
Posted by MGrotusque on June 15th, 2014 @ 1:41pm CDT
That cover is amazing. MTMTE deserves some awards for sure. The art and colouring are superb. Obviously the writing is pretty good too cause i'm still reading. ;)
Re: IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards (1582462)
Posted by 1984forever on June 15th, 2014 @ 1:44pm CDT
The "True Believers" should be disbanded for voting in poor taste!
Re: IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards (1582464)
Posted by MGrotusque on June 15th, 2014 @ 1:48pm CDT
Bam....and the gloves are off.
Re: IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards (1582481)
Posted by Dead Metal on June 15th, 2014 @ 2:39pm CDT
F**k yea!

OK, I filled out the form, gotta say some of the topics featured stuff that didn't feature any choice I could agree on, or say were actually worthy of a nomination. Especially the covers, which were pretty much all in the same style.
Re: IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards (1582627)
Posted by Down_Shift on June 16th, 2014 @ 6:10am CDT
I put my votes in!

I also voted for JL8. Great web comic.
Re: IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards (1582636)
Posted by Bleak5170 on June 16th, 2014 @ 7:16am CDT
Well-deserved IMO. He's far and away my favourite writer in comics today.
Re: IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards (1582700)
Posted by craggy on June 16th, 2014 @ 12:00pm CDT
voted. sad to see the art team not up for any awards. :-(
Re: IDW, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye, James Roberts Shortlisted in True Believers Comic Awards (1582707)
Posted by Dr Va'al on June 16th, 2014 @ 12:24pm CDT
craggy wrote:voted. sad to see the art team not up for any awards. :-(


I know, but there are some excellent choices nonetheless.

It's such good news to have this much exposure within comics readership, I'm really really happy for all involved!

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