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The CGS "Best of 2018" Awards: The Final Vote (DEADLINE: Sunday, March 10)

Fret no more, frantic ones: the voting to determine the winners of the CGS "Best of 2018" Awards is now officially open! Below is the final slate of nominees, broken down by category:

BEST NEW HERO or HERO TEAM (debut in 2018)
Dragonfly/Dragonflyman
Inspector Insector
Pamela Evans (MCMLXXV)
Snowguard
The Terrifics

BEST NEW VILLAIN or VILLAIN TEAM (debut in 2018)
The Citizen
The Griever at the End of All Things
Prince Namor
The Red Cloud

BEST NEW ONGOING COMIC (first issue shipped in 2018)
Bitter Root
Black Badge
The Green Lantern
Hawkman
The Immortal Hulk

BEST LIMITED SERIES (last issue shipped in 2018)
Dr. Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows
Mister Miracle
Plastic Man
Spider-Geddon

BEST SINGLE ISSUE/ONE-SHOT
Action Comics #1000
Dr. Strange #9
Marvel 2-in-1 Annual #1
Swamp Thing Winter Special

BEST CLIFFHANGER/MOMENT
Ben Grimm marries Alicia Masters (Fantastic Four #5)
the Black Barn opens (Gideon Falls #5)
Nightwing shot by KGBeast (Batman #55)
someone dies (Saga #54)

BEST STORYLINE (within a series or across multiple series)
"Awakening" (Hawkman)
Batman's wedding
Black Hammer: Age of Doom
"Cold Days" (Batman)
"Fracture" (Lazarus)
"Sorcerer Supreme of the Galaxy" (Dr. Strange)


BEST SLEEPER/SURPRISE HIT
Crowded
The Dead Hand
Ice Cream Man
The Immortal Hulk

BEST ONGOING COMIC (need not have begun publication in 2018)
Avengers
Batman
Runaways
Star Wars

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM (OGN or COLLECTION)
Black Hammer, Vol. 2: The Event
Invincible Ultimate Collection, Vol. 12
My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies
Reefer Madness

BEST WRITER
Jason Aaron
Tom King
Gail Simone
Dan Slott

BEST ARTIST
Joe Bennett
Mitch Gerads
Michael Lark
Ed McGuinness

BEST WRITER/ARTIST
Katie Cook
"Pug Grumble"
Jeff Lemire
Terry Moore

BEST COLOR ARTIST
Santiago Arcas
Tomeu Morey
Paul Mounts
Matt Wilson

BEST LETTERER
Simon Bowland
Joe Caramagna
Clayton Cowles
Todd Klein
Carlos Mangual
Rus Wooton

BREAKTHROUGH TALENT OF 2018
Saladin Ahmed
Donny Cates
Stephanie Hans
Joelle Jones
Kelly Thompson
Chip Zdarsky

The candidates are arrayed before you--now, make your choices and raise your voices! Submit your ballots via e-mail to [email protected], anytime before 11:59 pm (EST) on Sunday, March 10th. Please vote for only ONE candidate in each category; no dual votes or "ties" allowed! Also, please vote in every category, if possible. Ballots containing votes in fewer than 12 of the 16 categories will be considered incomplete and disqualified! If you'd like to share your ballot publicly, please feel free to do it here in this thread, but be aware that posting here DOES NOT COUNT as voting; you must submit your ballot via e-mail for it to be counted!

May the best comics/creators/etc. win!!

Comments

  • DARDAR Posts: 1,069
    Here are my picks

    Best New Hero/Team
    The Terrifics

    Best New Villain
    Prince Namor

    Best New Ongoing Comic
    The Immortal Hulk

    Best Limited Series
    Mister Miracle

    Best Single Issue/One Shot
    Marvel 2 in 1 Annual

    Best Cliffhanger/Moment
    Nightwing shot by KGBeast

    Best Storyline/Moment
    Batman’s Wedding

    Best Sleeper Surprise Hit
    The Immortal Hulk

    Best Ongoing Comic
    Batman

    Best Graphic Album
    Black Hammer Vol 2: The Event

    Best Writer
    Tom King

    Best Artist
    Joe Bennett

    Best Writer/Artist
    Jeff Lemire

    Best Color Artist
    Matt Wilson

    Best Letterer
    Clayton Cowles

    Best Breakthrough Talent
    Chip Zdarsky
  • AtchAttackAtchAttack Posts: 4
    My picks for 2018:

    BEST NEW HERO or HERO TEAM (debut in 2018)
    The Terrifics

    BEST NEW VILLAIN or VILLAIN TEAM (debut in 2018)
    The Citizen

    BEST NEW ONGOING COMIC (first issue shipped in 2018)
    Hawkman

    BEST LIMITED SERIES (last issue shipped in 2018)
    Plastic Man

    BEST SINGLE ISSUE/ONE-SHOT
    Action Comics #1000

    BEST CLIFFHANGER/MOMENT
    Ben Grimm marries Alicia Masters (Fantastic Four #5)

    BEST STORYLINE (within a series or across multiple series)
    "Awakening" (Hawkman)

    BEST SLEEPER/SURPRISE HIT
    The Immortal Hulk

    BEST ONGOING COMIC (need not have begun publication in 2018)
    Avengers

    BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM (OGN or COLLECTION)
    Black Hammer, Vol. 2: The Event

    BEST WRITER
    Jason Aaron

    BEST ARTIST
    Ed McGuinness

    BEST WRITER/ARTIST
    Terry Moore

    BEST COLOR ARTIST
    Tomeu Morey

    BEST LETTERER
    Clayton Cowles

    BREAKTHROUGH TALENT OF 2018
    Joelle Jones
  • hauberkhauberk Posts: 1,377
    I missed the deadline due to too many conflicts.

    My unofficial ballot as follows:

    BEST NEW HERO or HERO TEAM (debut in 2018)
    Inspector Insector

    BEST NEW VILLAIN or VILLAIN TEAM (debut in 2018)
    The Red Cloud

    BEST NEW ONGOING COMIC (first issue shipped in 2018)
    The Green Lantern

    BEST LIMITED SERIES (last issue shipped in 2018)
    Mister Miracle

    BEST SINGLE ISSUE/ONE-SHOT
    Action Comics #1000

    BEST CLIFFHANGER/MOMENT
    Nightwing shot by KGBeast (Batman #55)

    BEST STORYLINE (within a series or across multiple series)
    "Fracture" (Lazarus)

    BEST SLEEPER/SURPRISE HIT
    no vote

    BEST ONGOING COMIC (need not have begun publication in 2018)
    Batman

    BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM (OGN or COLLECTION)
    Black Hammer, Vol. 2: The Event

    BEST WRITER
    Tom King

    BEST ARTIST
    Michael Lark

    BEST WRITER/ARTIST
    Jeff Lemire

    BEST COLOR ARTIST
    Tomeu Morey

    BEST LETTERER
    Simon Bowland

    BREAKTHROUGH TALENT OF 2018
    Saladin Ahmed
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