2017 Monkeys Fighting Robots Awards (Comics, Film, TV)

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.

2017 Monkeys Fighting Robots Awards (Comics, Film, TV)

Best Comic Book

Winner – MISTER MIRACLE

MISTER MIRACLE

Other nominees – BATMAN, MY FAVORITE THING IS MONSTERS, ROYAL CITY, SAGA, THE BLACK MONDAY MURDERS

Best Writer

Winner – Tom King, BATMAN, MISTER MIRACLE

Tom King Batman Mister Miracle

Other nominees – Brian K. Vaughn, Charles Soule, Ed Brubaker, Jeff Lemire, Rick Remender

Best Artist

Winner – Cliff Chiang, PAPER GIRLS

Cliff Chiang paper girls

Other nominees – Carlos Magno, Christian Ward, Greg Capullo, Jeff Lemire, Mitch Gerads, Tomm Coker, Will Sliney

Best Colors

Winner – Jordie Bellaire, REDLANDS

Jordie Bellaire REDLANDS

Other nominees – Elizabeth Breitweiser, Fiona Staples, Matt Wilson

Best Letterer

Winner – Clayton Cowles, MISTER MIRACLE

Clayton Cowles MISTER MIRICALE

Other nominees – Jared K. Fletcher, Rus Wooten


Best Superhero/Sci-Fi Film

Winner – LOGAN

Other nominees – WONDER WOMAN, STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, THOR: RAGNAROK, THE SHAPE OF WATER, OKJA

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

Other nominees – Sir Patrick Stewart LOGAN, Tom Holland SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, Andy Serkis WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, Michael Fassbender ALIEN: COVENANT

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.