Open voting by the general public. Recipients are marked in bold.


PERSON OF THE YEAR
Recognition for an Australian individual’s efforts in 2004.

  • Mark Selan
  • Aaron Burgess
  • Daniel Zachariou

ACHIEVEMENT OF THE YEAR
Australian artist, publisher, or event. Business or creative.

  • Gary Chaloner’s John Law in print
  • Dillon Naylor’s 2004 (Batrisha wear in Target etc.)
  • Phase Two Comics

NEW TALENT DESERVING WIDER RECOGNITION
In recognition of excellence in 2004. Print or web.

  • Matt Huynh
  • Jase Harper
  • Chelsea Fritzlaff

SMALL PRESS TITLE OF THE YEAR
Mini comics, zines featuring comic content etc.

  • Eat Comics, Tonia Walden, editor
  • Sporadic, Jase Harper & Jules Faber, editors
  • Dirty Little Creep, Mandy Ord

INDEPENDENT PRESS TITLE OF THE YEAR
Local publishers distributing mainly in Australia.

  • The Crumpleton Experiments, Nautilus Illustrations
  • Killeroo, Ozone Studios
  • Azerath, Creatorline/Phosphorescent Comics

INTERNATIONAL TITLE OF THE YEAR
Titles distributed overseas and within Australia featuring Australian talent.

  • Will Eisner’s John Law: Dead Man Walking, IDW
  • Small Gods, Image Comics
  • District X, Marvel Comics

ANTHOLOGY OF THE YEAR
Produced by and including Australian creators. In recognition of excellence in 2004.

  • Eat Comics, Tonia Walden, editor
  • Sporadic, Jase Harper & Jules Faber, editors
  • The Ink, Aaron Burgess, editor

WEBCOMIC OF THE YEAR
Produced by Australian creators. In recognition of excellence in comics distributed via the web in 2004.


WRITER OF THE YEAR
In recognition of writing excellence in 2004 by an Australian creator. Print or web.

  • Trudy Cooper et al.
  • Christian Read
  • Daniel Reed

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Full art, penciller, painter or multimedia. In recognition of excellence in 2004 by an Australian creator. Print or web.

  • Trudy Cooper
  • Jason Badower
  • Jase Harper

INKER OF THE YEAR
In recognition of inking excellence in 2004 by an Australian creator. Print or web.

  • Gary Chaloner
  • Doug Holgate
  • Darren Close
  • Daniel Reed

COLOURIST OF THE YEAR
In recognition of colouring and/or grey toning excellence by an Australian creator in 2004. Print or web.

  • Annette Kwok
  • Doug Holgate
  • Jason Badower

LETTERER OF THE YEAR
In recognition of lettering excellence in 2004 by an Australian creator. Print or web.

  • Gary Chaloner
  • Jason Paulos
  • Jason Kovacs

COVER ARTIST OF THE YEAR
In recognition of excellence in cover artwork in 2004 by an Australian creator. Print or web.

  • Gary Chaloner, Will Eisner’s John Law: Dead Man Walking
  • Matt Huynh, Domino Joe, Bloom
  • Jason Badower, Killeroo Book 2

SINGLE ISSUE OR STORY OF THE YEAR
In recognition of excellence in a particular issue or short story in 2004 by an Australian creator/s. Print or web.

  • ‘Law, Luck and a Dead Eyed Mystic’ (Will Eisner’s John Law: Dead Man Walking), Gary Chaloner
  • The Eldritch Kid #1, Christian Read & Christopher Burns
  • ‘Meat Burger Heaven’ (Eat Comics), Dean Rankine
  • ‘Good for the Goose’ (Killeroo Book 2), Jan Napiorkowski & Jason Badower

COMIC STRIP OF THE YEAR
Produced for magazines, newspapers and their web sites etc. by an Australian creator, published in 2004. Print or web.

  • Batrisha (K-Zone et al.), Dillon Naylor
  • Grossgirl and Boogerboy (Mania), Dean Rankine
  • Raymondo Person, Patrick Alexander

RETAIL OUTLET OF THE YEAR
In recognition of Australian retail excellence and support in 2004.

  • Kings Comics, Sydney
  • Phase Two Comics, online
  • Minotaur Books, Melbourne

DESIGN OR PRESENTATION OF THE YEAR
In recognition of design excellence in 2004 by Australian creator/s or publishers. Web site design, book design, promotional materials, et al.

  • The Watch: Casus Belli, design by Karen Howard
  • Killeroo Book Two, design by Darren Close
  • Keychain Comics, design by Aaron Burgess

LEDGER OF HONOUR
Nominees chosen from Australian creators, publishers or retailers past or present.

  • Peter Ledger* (automatically inducted)
  • Gary Chaloner (2005)