Nickelodeon Magazine has announced the winners of its first Nickelodeon Magazine Comics Awards, in eight categories.  The winners were chosen by vote of over 17,000 voters, who voted online and using print ballots from the magazine over a six week period late last year. 


The winners are being announced online, and in the April issue of the magazine, on sale now. 


Nickelodeon Magazine, read by 7.7 million readers each issue, is the leading humor and general entertainment magazine for kids seven and up. 



The winners are:


Favorite Graphic Novel

Diary of a Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney


Favorite Comic Book Series

Simpsons, Bongo Comics


Cutest Comic Character

Snoopy, from Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz


Favorite Comic Strip

Garfield, by Jim Davis


Best Hair in Comics

Calvin, from Calvin and Hobbes


Favorite Manga Series

Best of Pokemon Adventures, by Hidenori Kusaka nad Mato


Grossest Thing in Comics

The Cheese from Diary of a Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney


Favorite Fantasy Graphic Novel

Bone, by Jeff Smith