Welcome to the first annual Monkeys Fighting Robots Awards, celebrating the best of the best of 2017 in the worlds of comic books, film, and television.
Our focus in the film and TV categories will solely be on superheroes and science fiction. In the comic book section, books of all genres are under consideration. Every writer in Monkeys Fighting Robots put in his or her nominations, and a panel of judges chose the winner from the nominees.
Best Comic Book
Winner – MISTER MIRACLE
Winner – Tom King, BATMAN, MISTER MIRACLE
Other nominees – Brian K. Vaughn, Charles Soule, Ed Brubaker, Jeff Lemire, Rick Remender
Winner – Cliff Chiang, PAPER GIRLS
Wow, thank you!!!
— Cliff Chiang (@cliffchiang) December 28, 2017
Other nominees – Carlos Magno, Christian Ward, Greg Capullo, Jeff Lemire, Mitch Gerads, Tomm Coker, Will Sliney
Winner – Jordie Bellaire, REDLANDS
Other nominees – Elizabeth Breitweiser, Fiona Staples, Matt Wilson
Winner – Clayton Cowles, MISTER MIRACLE
Other nominees – Jared K. Fletcher, Rus Wooten
Best Superhero/Sci-Fi Film
Winner – LOGAN
Best Actress in a Superhero/Sci-Fi Film
Winner – Dafne Keen, LOGAN
Other nominees – Gal Gadot WONDER WOMAN, Tessa Thompson THOR: RAGNAROK, Carrie Fisher STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI
Best Actor in a Superhero/Sci-Fi Film
Winner – Hugh Jackman, LOGAN
Best Director in a Superhero/Sci-Fi Film
Winner – Denis Villeneuve, BLADE RUNNER 2049
Other nominees – Patty Jenkins WONDER WOMAN, James Mangold LOGAN, Taiki Waititi THOR: RAGNAROK, James Gunn GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2, Rian Johnson STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, Jordan Peele GET OUT
Best Superhero/Sci-Fi TV Show
Winner – LEGION
Other nominees – AMERICAN GODS, ARROW, BLACK MIRROR, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, RUNAWAYS, STAR TREK; DISCOVERY, STRANGER THINGS, THE DEFENDERS, THE FLASH, THE MAGICIANS, THE PUNISHER
Best Actress in a Superhero/Sci-Fi TV Show
Winner – Millie Bobby Brown, STRANGER THINGS
Other nominees – Aubrey Plaza, Chloe Bennet, Elisabeth Moss, Kristen Bell, Krysten Ritter, Melisa Benoist, Stella Maeve, Thandie Newton
Best Actor in a Superhero/Sci-Fi TV Show
Winner – Dan Stevens, LEGION
Other nominees – David Harbour, Grant Gustin, Ian De Caestecker, Jon Bernthal, Josh Segarra, Peter Capaldi, Pip Torrens, Sean Astin, Thomas Jane, Tom Ellis, Victor Garber
What do you think of our choices? Do you want to see more categories? Comment below, and thank you all for a remarkable year.
Expect great things in 2018.