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– by Emmanuel Gomez

On our podcast this week we are doing our annual Source Awards! Where we look back at the previous year and pick our favorites in various comic categories, see our show notes below for the categories we cover. Let us know what books you enjoyed in 2017 and what you are looking forward to in 2018 in the comment section below!

The Comic Source Awards 2017

 

  1. Best New Hero or Hero Team
    1. Jace – Stanford Yu – Mech Cadet Yu – Writer – Greg Pak, Artist – Takeshi Miyazawa, Jimmy Regent, Dawn Mereno, Rose
    2. Manny – Gotham City Garage Female Cast
  2. Best New Villain or Villain Team
    1. Jace- Wizord – Curse Words Writer – Charles Soule, Artist – Ryan Browne, Batman Dawnbreaker, Mime
    2. Manny – The Batman Who Laughs
  3. Best New Ongoing Comic
    1. Jace – Rose, Writer – Meredith Finch, Artist – Ig Guara, Crosswind – Writer – Gail Simone, Artist – Cat Staggs, Ninja-K, Jimmy’s Bastards, PoE, Fence, MCY
    2. Manny – Bloodshot: Salvation
  4. Best Limited Series
    1. Jace – Savage Things, Writer – Justin Jordan, Artist – Ibrahim Moustafa, Stained, Fall and Rise of Captain Atom
    2. Manny – Secret Weapons
  5. Best Cliffhanger or Moment
    1. Jace – MimeDoomsday Clock #1, Writer – Geoff John, Artist – Gary Frank, Aquaman in JL, Cyborg in Justice League #33 (Metal), WW in JL, Hanging with Lee and TK, end of Letter 44, End of Invincible
    2. Manny – Batman proposing to Catwoman & the Bat family’s reaction.
  6. Best Storyline
    1. Jace – Seven Blades of Master Darque – Ninjak, Writer – Matt Kindt, Artists – Cafu, Matt Laming, Ryan Lee, Stephen Segovia,
    2. Manny – Batman/Elmer Fudd Special #1
  7. Best Sleeper/Surprise Hit
    1. Jace – Mech Cadet Yu – Writer – Greg Pak, Artist – Takeshi Miyazawa, Rose, Crosswind, Jimmy’s Bastards
    2. Manny – The Flintstones Mark Russell/Steve Pugh
  8. Best Ongoing Comic
    1. Jace – Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps, Writer – Robert Venditti, Artist – Rafa Sandoval, V Ken Marion, Ethan Van Sciver, Liam Sharp, Thomas Derenick, Jack Herbert, Batman, Crosswind, Bloodshot Salvation, Ninja K, Black Magick
    2. Manny – Batman – Tom King
  9. Best Graphic Novel
    1. Jace- Wildstorm 25 Years
    2. Manny – Jack Kirby’s Mister Miracle
  10. Best/Favorite Cover
    1. Jace – Batman #22 Lenticular – Jason Fabok, Suicide Squad #7 – Lee Bermejo, Action Comics #974 & #976 – Gary Frank
    2. Manny – Batman #21 – Jason Fabok
  11. Best Artist
    1. Jace – Mico Suayan & Lewis LaRosa – Bloodshot, Nicola Scott – Black Magick, Mitch Gerads, Juan Ferreyra, Brad Walker, Stepjan Sejic
    2. Manny – Mitch Gerads – Mister Miracle
  12. Best Cover Artist
    1. Jace – StanleyArtgerm’ Lau – Supergirl, Jim Lee – Metal/Wildstorm, Lee Bermejo – Suicide Squad, Gary Frank – Action Comics
    2. Manny – StanleyArtgerm’ Lau – Supergirl
  13. Best Writer
    1. Jace – Robert Venditti, Meredith Finch, Gail Simone, Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, Charles Soule, Geoff Johns
    2. Manny – StanleyArtgerm’ Lau – Supergirl
  14. Best Writer/Artist
    1. Jace – Jeff Lemire – Royal City
  15. Best Inker
    1. Jace – Jonathan Glapion – Metal
    2. Manny – Mikel Janin – Batman
  16. Best Color Artist
    1. Jace – Jason WrightHal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps, Green Lanterns
    2. Manny – June Chung – Batman
  17. Best New Talent
    1. Jace – V Ken Marion, Mariko Tamaki
    2. Manny – Eric Heisserer (Secret Weapons – Valiant)
  18. Most Underrated Book
    1. Jace – Black-Eyed Kids, Rose, Unfollow
    2. Manny – Postal Top Cow
  19. Biggest Disappointment
    1. Jace – Marvel’s Lenticular Covers
    2. Manny – Marvel Legacy
  20. Biggest Comic Story
    1. Jace – Marvel’s many missteps
    2. Manny – Brian Michael Bendis To DC
  21. Most Anticipated Moment 2018
    1. Jace – Brian Michael Bendis on Superman/Action Comics #1000, Green Lantern Earth One, Oblivion Song, Shadowman, The Terrifics,
    2. Manny – The return of The Darkness/Comic-Con!!!

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