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October 20 2008

Buffy Season 8 awarded with Best Screen to Comic Adaptation at Scream Awards. The award ceremony was hosted last Saturday in LA, and will be screened on Spike TV this Tuesday, October 21 (9:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT).

What were the other nominees in that category? I'm going to guess Angel, Supernatural and maybe Chuck but after that my mind is drawing a blank.
Simon, actually the category is named Best "Scream" to Comic Adaption - it forced me to read twice when posting. I know bad pun, but there are others in their categories name list.

There are no nomination list in the event website, though.
I wondered about that, but the Spike website says "Best Screen to Comic Adaptation" (link). I'm guessing someone didn't proofread the press release before it went out.
Per MTV the nominees were:

BEST SCREAM TO COMIC ADAPTATION
-“Army of Darkness”
-“Battlestar Galactica”
-“Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season Eight”
-“Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash”
-“A Nightmare on Elm Street”
-“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”
Texas Chainsaw Massacre wasn't that bad, but Buffy is heads and shoulders above all the rest.
I quite liked the 'Evil Dead' adaptation, even though it didn't necessarily add much to the Evil Dead universe (it was a fairly faithful translation of the first film). Not read any of the others on this list so i'm unconflictedly glad that Buffy won ;).
I read a couple of Battlestar Galactica comics and found them disappointing. Joss may be the only creator who has managed to do this successfully so far.
Great to see season 8 win.I wonder was Joss,George Jeanty or Scott Allie there to accept the award?
I agree dreamlogic, I found the Battlestar Galactica comics really really disappointing. Much to do I think with the incredibly high standard on all possible aspects of the TV show.
A polemic question comes to mind, are the BSG comics, hmm well, canon?
(hides under the table, as flying objects are about to be thrown).
The Awards winners reads Dark Knight - Dark Knight - Dark Knight - Dark Knight - Buffy - Dark Knight - Dark Knight - Dark Knight...

Nice to know in a Dark Knight dominated year, Buffy still has a piece of the pie.
This should be marked with a SPOILER heading. I was very much looking forward to watching the Spike TV Awards without knowing the winners ahead of time, and I don't appreciate going on the internet and having the answer to who wins the award plastered right there. It should be marked after the heading, so other people won't be spoiled.
And, we're indirectly related to The Dark Knight, since Keith Szarabajka is part of the cast.
OK, lame relation, but yay us!
I was at the Scream Awards on Saturday night and Comic Adaptation wasn't one of the awards they announced/handed out. Best Comic Book was the only comics-related award that was. Maybe they'll be announcing it some other way on the TV broadcast?

Still, it's worth watching the show (or at least the last half hour or so) to see the newly released Watchmen footage.

ETA: Looks like there were a number of awards that weren't presented. The article mentions Best Superhero, which we also didn't see. Whedonverse-related, Julie Benz and Summer Glau (w/ Thomas Decker) were both presenters.

[ edited by Lady Brick on 2008-10-20 18:32 ]

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