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(Last Update January 17, 2011)
This tenth annual Recommended Anthropomorphics List has two purposes.
Firstly, it is open for all Furry fans to recommend what they consider to be the best anthropomorphic movies, TV series, novels, artwork, games, etc. that they found first published during 2010. It is for fans who want to know what anthropomorphic movies, TV series, novels, etc. others found to be worth looking for. The List is open to anyone to add to, so if you know of any 2010 Furry movies or comic books or comic strips, etc. that you consider worth recommending, please send your recommendations to:
The ALAA will exclude from the Recommended Anthropomorphics List, and from contention for an Ursa Major Award, any works it deems to be obscene, libelous, or otherwise detrimental to the integrity and good standing of the Ursa Major Awards and the anthropomorphics fandom that those awards represent.
All recommendations for 2010 must be received by January 15, 2011.
It would be greatly appreciated if you are able to provide weblinks to your recommendations so that we can correctly add them to the list.
The second purpose is to serve as a guide to which items were produced in 2010, to help fans determine what is eligible to nominate for the year's Ursa Major Awards (to be voted upon in 2011). Note: Recommendation of items to this list does not constitute nomination for the awards, nor is it a requirement for nomination! Nomination may not be done until the end of 2010 - check this site for instructions.
Fursuit performances qualify under "Dramatic Short Work or Series", preferably in recorded form, or as performances which will be repeated.
The dividing line in size between Novel and Short Fiction is 40,000 words.
The "Other Literary Work" category is for any literary work that does not fit into the existing written categories, including but not limited to such things as short story and comic strip collections, graphic novels, and non-fiction.
The Published Illustration category is intended for single illustrations only. When multiple illustrations exist in the same story/book be careful to identify exactly which illustration you mean. Should you wish to recommend an artist of several illustrations in the same story, none of which stands out above the other, cite the title page or other first illustration.
Recommended Anthropomorphic Miscellany is not matched by a similar category in the Ursa Major Awards. Recommended Miscellany is for those items like the Realm of the Claw action figures that appeared awhile back, or the Cthulhu plush dolls that do not fit into any of the existing categories, but are too good to be ignored.
This Recommended List is posted at http://www.ursamajorawards.org/ This website includes links to as many as possible of the recommended items that have their own entries on the Internet; so if you want to know more about any of them, you can go right to its site.
Recommended List for 2001
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Recommended List for 2003
Recommended List for 2004
Recommended List for 2005
Recommended List for 2006
Recommended List for 2007
Recommended List for 2008
Recommended List for 2009
Recommended List for 2011
Recommended List for 2012
- Alice in Wonderland (Produced and Distributed: Walt Disney Pictures, March 5)
- Alpha and Omega (Producer: Lion's Gate, Distributor: Lionsgate, others, September 17)
- The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Producer: 20th Century Fox and Walden Media; Distributor: 20th Century Fox, December 10)
- Despicable Me (Producer: Illumination Entertainment, Distributor: Universal Studios, July 9)
- How To Train Your Dragon (Producers: DreamWorks, Mad Hatter, Vertigo, Distributor: Paramount Pictures, March 26)
- Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (Producer: Village Roadshow Pictures; Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures, September 24)
- Marmaduke (Producer: David Entertainment, Intribute, Regency Enterprises, Twentieth Century Fox; Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox, June 4)
- Shrek Forever After (Producer: Dreamworks Animation, Distributor: Paramount Pictures, May 21)
- Toy Story 3 (Producer: Pixar; Distributor: Walt Disney Studios, June 18)
- Adventure Time (Produced by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. Episodes 1 to 17b)
- AT&T Rethink Possibility Birthday extended version (Producer: BBDO for AT&T, April)
- Coyote Falls (Warner Brothers Animation, July 30)
- Foxy Bingo (produced for Foxy Bingo; February 5.)
- Fur of Flying (Warner Brothers Animation, September 24)
- Ghetto Hamster Deluxe (David & Goliath for Kia Motors, 2010)
- Higglety Pigglety Pop! or, There Must Be More To Life (producer: National Film Board of Canada; distributor: Warner Home Video; February 28/March 2)
- Higher Than the Stars (Produced by The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart; May 12)
- Life's a Zoo (Produced by Cuppa Coffee Studios for Teletoon, episodes 14 to 20)
- Mongrels (Produced by the BBC for BBC Three. Episodes 1 to 8; 22 June to 10 August) Adults Only.
- Orangina ad campaign (Gorgeous Enterprises for Orangina, November 25)
- Panda, in the office (Elephant Cairo for Panda, May)
- Pink Panther and Pals (Produced by MGM Television and Rubicon Studios for Cartoon Network, episodes 1 to 26)
- Regular Show (Produced by Cartoon Network for Cartoon Network, episodes 1a to 7a)
- The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (Produced by Portfolio Entertainment and others for Treehouse TV (Canada) and PBS (USA), Episodes 101 to 116)
- Tigerlily (Lara Bendoris, May)
- Wallace and Gromit's World of Invention (Produced by Aardman Animations for BBC One. Episode 1 to 6; 3 November to 8 December)
- Save the Day by D.J. Fahl. (FurPlanet Books, February)
- The Seventh Chakra, by Kevin Frane. (Sofawolf Press, January)
- Shadow of the Father, by Kyell Gold. (Sofawolf Press, January) Adults Only.
- Found: One Apocalypse by Ben Goodrige. (Bad Dog Books, February)
- Descent, by Phil Guesz. (Legion Printing, August)
- Seeing Spots by Andres Cyanni Halden. (FurPlanet Books, January) Adults Only.
- Transcending Hallowed Walls by Andres Cyanni Halden (FurPlanet Books, November) Adults Only.
- Legacy, Book One of the Resonance Tetralogy by Hugo Jackson. (Amazon Digital Services, November)
- Basecraft Cirrostratus by Justin Lamar (FurPlanet Books, June) Adults Only.
- Otters in Space by Mary Lowd. (Createspace, August)
- Shades of Gray by Lisanne Norman. (Daw Books, August)
- Rat's Reputation by Michael H. Payne. (KUCI, Spring
- An Arbitrary Deprivation of Life by Joseph Benedetto. (In Issue #9 of Golden Visions Magazine of Science Fiction & Fantasy , Jan/Feb/Mar
- Felis Ex Machina, by E.O. Costello. (Spontoon Island, March
- Knocking Down the Fares, by E. O. Costello. (Spontoon Island, November)
- The Peculiar Quandary of Simon Canopus Artyle by Kevin Frane. (Furplanet Books, June)
- Bridges, by Kyell Gold. (Novella released as single publication by FurPlanet Books, February) Adults Only.
False Dawn, by Kyell Gold. (FurAffinity, February 11) Adults Only
- Deathless by Graveyard Greg (Argyll Productions, September)
- Gerty and the Doesn't-Smell-Like-a-Melon by Mary E. Lowd (Golden Visions Magazine, October)
- Handcuffs and Lace by Rechan (FuPlanet Books, October) Adults Only.
- IRONCLAW: a Bestiary by Chris Goodwin (Self-published through Blurb, art collection for game, September)
- Science Dog Special #1 by Robert Kirkman and Cory Walker. (Image Comics, comic collection, August 23)
- Fur-Piled #4, by Leo Magna. (Sofawolf Press, comic collection with some new material, July)
- The Society of Sinister Simians by Chet Phillips (Self-published through Etsy, book and trading card set, November 6)
- Spectral Shadows: The Planet of Genetic Misadventure by Perri Rhoades. (Internet, Serial, Ep #106 to #124)
- Different Worlds, Different Skins, Volume 2 edited by Will A. Sanborn (Anthropomorphic Dreams Publishing, Short story collection, anthology, November)
- Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary by David Sedaris, illustrated by Ian Falconer. (Little, Brown and Company; Short story/essay collection, September)
- i.s.o. #1 by Vince Suzukawa (Sofawolf Press, comic collection with some new material, January)
(Includes comic books and serialised online stories.)
- BB Wolf and the Three LPs by JD Arnold and Rich Koslowski (Top Shelf Productions, June)
- Blacksad by Juan Díaz Canales & Juanjo Guarnido (Dark Horse, October)
- Champion of Katara by Chuck Melville (Internet, January 5 to December 21)
- Cheap Thrills by Vivix/Vivisection Bob/Skurvy (Internet, January 1 to December 20)
- Code Name: Hunter by Darc and Matt Sowers. (Internet, January 4 to December 27)
- Commander Kitty by Scotty Arsenault. (Internet, January 3 to December 19)
- Coyote by Mel. White. (Internet, January 4 to December 6)
- Cruelty by Rukis (Furplanet Books, June) Adults Only.
- Digger by Ursula Vernon. (Internet, January 7 to December 23)
- Felicia & the Sorceress' Apprentice by Chuck Melville (Internet, Jan 6 to Sept 22)
- Fred Savage #1 Windfall Artist: Steven Swanson, aka Jodimest ( Bad Dog Books, June) Adults Only.
- Grandville: Mon Amour by Bryan Talbot (Jonathan Cape, UK; Dark Horse, USA; Bragelonne, France; Comma 22, Italy; Comics Centrum, Czech Republic; December 2)
- Hanna Is Not A Boy's Name by Tessa Stone. (Internet, January 3 to December 8)
- Heathen City Vol. 3 "Joker to the Thief" by Alex Vance (Bad Dog Books, September) Adults Only.
- Kaspall by Lucy Lyall. (Internet, pages 248 to 286)
- Lackadaisy by Tracy J. Butler. (Internet, #83 to 100)
- The Lost Side of Suburbia: Vix Reynard and the League of Extraordinary Vermin by Kory Merritt (Internet, June 10 to August 15)
- The Man Who Was Thursday (furry adaptation of GK Chesterton story by Genesis Eve Whitmore. (Internet, page 97 to 129)
- Mice Templar: Destiny by Bryan J L Glass, Michael Avon Oeming and Victor Santos (Image, issues #6 - 9)
- Mouse Guard: Legend of the Guard by David Petersen and various (Archaia Press, issues #1 - 4)
- Profiles #3 by Graveyard Greg, art by Kranos (Fuzzy Green Dice, September) Adults Only.
- Scratch 9 4 part miniseries by Rob M. Worley and Jason T. Kruse (Ape Entertainment, August 10 )
- Seeker's Quest by Chuck Melville (Internet, Jan 7 to May 20)
- SouthBrook by Cheese. (Internet, June 18 to December 6)
- Spooo Presents Issue 22 - Life In the Co-Op Episode 4 by Runtt and Diman. (Rabbit Valley, June) Adults Only.
- Spooo Presents Issue 23 - Professor Chronofur Episode 1 by Trejann and Werepuppy. (Rabbit Valley, June) Adults Only.
- Spooo Presents Issue 24 - Tales From the Co-Op Episode 1 by Runtt and Rika. (Rabbit Valley, June) Adults Only.
- Tales of the Questor by RH Junior. (Internet, #577 to #609)
- Twokinds by Tom Fischbach. (Internet, January 6 (#537) to December 4 (Holiday 2010))
- Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai. (Dark Horse, issues #126 to #134)
- Weathercraft by Jim Woodring. (Fantagraphics, April 30)
(For newspaper-style strips, including those with ongoing arcs.)
(Note - The Belfry contains links to a wide variety of on-line comics including many Furry ones.)
- At Arm's Length, by Darkwing Dork and Brooke Scovil. (January 5 to December 29)
- Badly Drawn Kitties by Mat Sherer (Internet strips from January 14 to October 10)
- Bear Nuts by Alison Acton (Internet strips from January 4 to December 31)
- Broken Plot Device by Lis Boriss (Internet, January 4 to December 31)
- Carry On by Kathryn Garrison. (Internet strips from January 1 to December 27)
- Catena by Debray and Tracy Bailey.(Internet strips from January 19 to December 20)
- Concession by Immelmann (Internet strips from February 9 to December 28)
- The Couch Kitties, by M. Mitchell Marmel. (Internet strips from January 2 to December 26)
- Dan and Mab's Furry Adventures by Amber M. Williams. (Internet, #1072 to 1182)
- Dandy & Company by Derrick Fish (Internet, Jan 7 to Feb 28, Aug 2 to Novembeer 19)
- Deer Me by Sheryl Schopfer (Internet, Jan 1 to December 24)
- Doc Rat by Jenner. (Internet strips from January 1 to December 31)
- Eerie Cuties by Gisèle Lagacé & Dave Zero1. (Internet strips from January 4 to December 29)
- Exterminatus Now by Webber, Graham, Edney and Faulner (Internet strips from January 10 to December 15)
- Faux Pas by Robert and Margaret Carspecken. (Internet strips from #1153 to #1263)
- Felina va a Paris by Rocio Perez (Internet, January 1 to December 31)
- Freefall by Mark Stanley. (Internet strips from January 1 to December 31)
- Furry Experience by Ellen Natalie. (Internet strips from January 5 (#44) to December 31)
- Furthia High by QuetzaDrake (Internet strips from January 1 to December 28)
- Goblin Hollow by RH Junior. (Internet strips, #302 to #382)
- Housepets! by Rick Griffin (Internet strips from January 1 to December 31)
- Inherit the Earth by Allison Hershey. (Internet strips from January 5 to December 17)
- Intrepid Girlbot by Diana Nock. (Internet strips from #118 (January 1) to December 31)
- Kevin and Kell by Bill Holbrook (Internet stips from January 1 to December 31)
- The Laugh-Out-Loud Cats by Adam Koford (Internet, #1321 to #1583)
- Little Tales by Genesis Eve Whitmore. (Internet strips from Happy New Year 2010 to Cat Cult)
- Mr Cow by Chuck Melville (Internet, Jan 1 to December 31)
- Newshounds II by Thomas K. Dye (Internet strips from January 4 to December 31)
- Nip and Tuck by RH Junior. (Internet strips, #837 to #862)
- The Office Bitch by Picklejuice. (Internet strips, January 1 to December 31)Adults Only.
- Original Life by Jay Naylor (Internet strips from January 1 to December 31)
- Pearls Before Swine, by Stephan Pastis. (Syndicated/Internet strips from January 1 to December 31)
- Precocious by Christopher J. Paulsen (Internet, #416 to #691)
- Sandra and Woo by Powree and Oliver Knörzer (Internet Strips from January 4 to December 30)
- Skin Horse by Shaenon K. Garrity and Jeffrey C. Wells (Internet, January 1 to December 25)
- Stars 'N Stripes by Chuck Melville (Internet, Jan 3 to April 25)
- Subject to Change by Picklejuice. (Internet strips, January 4 to December 27)
- Tally Ho by RH Junior. (Internet strips, #150 to #177)
- Through Light and Darkness by Christopher Berchtold. (Internet strips from "Danni's Lookin' Good" to "Uh-oh, That can't be good")
- 21st Century Fox by Scott Kellogg. (Internet strips from January 11 to December 27)
- Unspeakable Vault of Doom by Francois Launet. (Internet strips, #300 to #363)
- The World of Vicki Fox by Michael Russell and Jennifer Morton. (Internet strips from January 10 to December 5)
- West Corner of the Park by Jim Groat. (Internet strips from January 3 to December 25)
Anthropomorphic Dreams Podcast, edited by Will A. Sanborn (Anthropomorphic Dreams Publishing, January 29 to December 23)
- Heat (Sofawolf Press, July) Adults Only.
- New Fables: Summer 2010 (SofaWolf Press, June) Adults Only.
- ROAR vol. 2, by Bad Dog Books (January)
- South Fur Lands, issue #55 (June) and #56 (December)
- Tales of the Tai-Pan Universe (Issue #47)
- Bartrop, Richard Beauty and the Beast poster and program book for Con-Version 26, October.
- Bartrop, Richard Big Red: Cooking With Fire interior illo in Anthrocon program book, June.
- Bartrop, Richard Big Red: Lady Sings the Blues in the Midwest FurFest program book, November.
- Forgewielder, Cover of Deathless, by Graveyard Greg, Argylle Productions, September.
- Frubaklop, Cholesteronslaught, Inkbunny, 2010.
- Kacey Miyagami, Cover of Forest Tales, by Bernard Doove.
- Kamui, cover of The Seventh Chakra by Kevin Frane, Sofawolf Press, January.
- Kitfox Crimson, cover of MiDFur 2010 program book, December.
- Mary Mouse, cover of New Fables Summer 2010, Sofawolf Press, July.
- Sara Palmer, cover of Shadow of the Father by Kyell Gold, Sofawolf Press, January.
- Susan Rankin-Pollard, Cenotaph in Spontoon Island, May.
- Disney Epic Mickey (Developer: Junction Point Studios; Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios, November 25)
- Earthworm Jim (Developer & Publisher: Gameloft, August 3)
- EyePet (Developer: SCE Studios; Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment, September 17
Furry Basketball Association (Podcast role-playing, January 3 to December 31)
- Ivy the Kiwi? (Developer: Prope Publishers: Microsoft, Bandai, others, April 22)
- Naughty Bear (Developer A2M; Publisher: 505 Games, June 29)/li>
- Rocket Knight (Developer: Climax Studios;Publisher: Konami, May 18)
- Sam & Max: Season Three, Episode 1: The Penal Zone (Developer/Publisher: Telltale Games, April 15)
- Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 (Developers: Dimps and Sonic Team; Publisher: Sega, October 7)
- Sonic Colors (Developer: Dimps; Publisher: SEGA, November 16)
- Amelia created by
Emma Stephens. Teddybear.
- Flayrah by various. News and features for furry fans.
- FORUMS DZ - Sub-Forum FURRY by various. Furry Latin American community. Some Forums Adults Only.
- FurAffinity.net. Furry art and story archive
- Furcast by Paradox, Mattox and Fayroe. Podcast.
- FurteanTimes.com. Online furry news serivce
- Inkbunny by various. Furry art and story community offering prints and digital distribution
- Jaroo. Online cartoon service.
- Knotcast, by FuzzWolf, Savrin, Shiva, and Istanbul. Podcast. Adults Only.
- Live From the Hop Inn by Sean and Andrew Rabbitt. Podcast.
- Takkoda, by Polyblank Levi, Ltd. T-shirts, etc. with anthropomorphic animals.
- Weasel Wordsmith. Website. Furry news and reviews.
- Unsheathed, by Kyell Gold and K.M. Hirosaki. Podcast. Adults Only.
- WikiFur. Furry encyclopedia.