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The Comic Geek Speak "Best of 2022" Awards Nominations Thread (SUBMISSIONS DUE 3/5/23)

Awards season is upon us! That means it's time for the Comic Geek Speak Best of 2022 Awards, and time for YOU, our listeners, to take part in the nominations process! Here are the categories:


BEST NEW HERO or HERO TEAM (debut in 2022)

BEST NEW VILLAIN or VILLAIN TEAM (debut in 2022)

BEST NEW COMIC (first issue shipped in 2022)

BEST LIMITED SERIES (last issue shipped in 2022)

BEST SINGLE ISSUE OR ONE-SHOT

BEST CLIFFHANGER/MOMENT

BEST STORYLINE (within a series or across multiple series)

BEST SLEEPER/SURPRISE HIT

BEST ONGOING COMIC (need not have begun publication in 2022)

BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM (OGN or COLLECTION)

BEST WRITER

BEST ARTIST

BEST WRITER/ARTIST

BEST COLOR ARTIST

BEST LETTERER

BREAKTHROUGH TALENT OF 2022 (cannot have won the award previously)


To participate, submit your ballot via e-mail to bestof@comicgeekspeak.com by 11:59 pm (EST), Sunday, March 5, 2023. Please make a nomination in AT LEAST EIGHT of the above-listed categories, and select only ONE nominee per category! Whatever receives the greatest number of listener nominations in each category will be included on the final ballot along with the Geeks' own nominees, and there will then be one last round of voting after that to choose our overall Best of 2022.


If you'd like to share your list of nominees publicly, please feel free to do it here in this thread, but be aware that posting such lists here DOES NOT COUNT as voting; you must submit your ballot via e-mail for it to be counted as part of the official listeners' nomination process!


Finally, each induvial award "statue" will heretofore be known as a Jamie, in honor of the one and only Jamie D.


Thanks in advance for your input, everyone! If you have any questions, send us a message or just ask 'em here.

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    nweathingtonnweathington Posts: 6,742
    edited March 2023

    What I have so far, just off the top of my head. Subject to change.


    BEST NEW HERO or HERO TEAM (debut in 2022): Hitomi

    BEST NEW VILLAIN or VILLAIN TEAM (debut in 2022)

    BEST NEW COMIC (first issue shipped in 2022): Read a lot of #1 issues last year, but they were all one-shots or part of a limited series — no ongoings.

    BEST LIMITED SERIES (last issue shipped in 2022): Catwoman: Lonely City

    BEST SINGLE ISSUE OR ONE-SHOT: Astro City: That Was Then Special #1

    BEST CLIFFHANGER/MOMENT

    BEST STORYLINE (within a series or across multiple series)

    BEST SLEEPER/SURPRISE HIT: Hitomi

    BEST ONGOING COMIC (need not have begun publication in 2022): Saga

    BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM (OGN or COLLECTION): Friday, Book Two: On a Cold Winter’s Night

    BEST WRITER: Tom King

    BEST ARTIST: James Stokoe

    BEST WRITER/ARTIST: Daniel Warren Johnson

    BEST COLOR ARTIST: Greg Smallwood

    BEST LETTERER: Farel Dalrymple

    BREAKTHROUGH TALENT OF 2022 (cannot have won the award previously): Isabella Mazzanti

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    ChrisMurrinChrisMurrin Posts: 256
    edited February 2023

    BEST NEW HERO or HERO TEAM (debut in 2022): Night-Mite!

    BEST NEW VILLAIN or VILLAIN TEAM (debut in 2022) Mr. Agony and Mr. Ecstasy

    BEST NEW COMIC (first issue shipped in 2022) Eight Billion Genies

    BEST LIMITED SERIES (last issue shipped in 2022) Serial

    BEST SINGLE ISSUE OR ONE-SHOT Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen's Boss Perry White 1

    BEST CLIFFHANGER/MOMENT Confrontation between Jenni and Zoe in Serial

    BEST STORYLINE (within a series or across multiple series) The aftermath of The Books of Korvac in Iron Man

    BEST SLEEPER/SURPRISE HIT Starhenge

    BEST ONGOING COMIC (need not have begun publication in 2022) Iron Man

    BEST GRAPHIC ALBUM (OGN or COLLECTION) Beware of Toddler v1

    BEST WRITER James Tynion IV

    BEST ARTIST Bruno Redondo

    BEST WRITER/ARTIST Liam Sharp

    BEST COLOR ARTIST Trish Mulvihill

    BEST LETTERER Simon Bowland

    BREAKTHROUGH TALENT OF 2022 (cannot have won the award previously) David Hazan

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    DARDAR Posts: 1,128

    Best New Hero/Team- Lona Steelrose(Do A Power Bomb)

    Best New Villain/Team-Failsafe (Batman)

    Best New Comic-Worlds Finest Batman Superman

    Best Limited Series- The Thing 

    Best Single Issue/One Shot -Batman Riddler One Bad Day

    Best Cliffhanger/Moment-Kal-El stabs Bruce (Dark Knights of Steel)

    Best Storyline-The Battle for Bludhaven’s Heart(Nightwing)

    Best Surprise/Sleeper Hit-Eight Billion Genies

    Best Ongoing Comic-Nightwing

    Best OGN/Collection-Fantastic Four: Full Circle 

    Best Writer-Tom King 

    Best Artist - Greg Smallwood 

    Best Writer/Artist-Cliff Chang 

    Best Color Artist-Jordy Bellaire 

    Best Letterer-Clayton Cowles

    Breakthrough Talent of 2022-Abstaining

    Finally get to do one of these.

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