Image Comics dominates Best of 2018 lists

December 18, 2018

PORTLAND, OR 12.18.2018 — Image Comics reigned supreme over an unprecedented number of Best of Year lists with Image titles featured across mainstream media, comics media, library, and retailer recommendation lists, including the following:

NPR's Best Books of 2018
includes: Infidel, Bingo Love

Entertainment Weekly's Best Comics of 2018
includes: Monstress, The New World
honorable mentions: Saga, Prism Stalker

The Washington Post's The Ten Best Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Monstress

Newsweek's Best Comic Books of 2018
includes: Bingo Love, Death Or Glory, Descender, East of West, Monstress, My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies, Skyward

WIRED Magazine's Favorite End-of-the-Year Books
includes: Gideon Falls

Forbes Magazine's The Best Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Gideon Falls

Thrillist's Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Crowded, Death Or Glory, Monstress, My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies, Saga, Skyward, The Weatherman

The Huffington Post's Best Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Infidel

Vulture/NY Magazine's Best Comics of 2018
includes: The Pervert

Paste Magazine's The 25 Best Comic Books of 2018
includes: Prism Stalker, Ice Cream Man, Saga

The Advocate's Best LGBTQ Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Bingo Love

Tor.com's Best Comics of 2018
includes: Blackbird, Die, Jook Joint

Polygon's Best Comics of 2018
includes: Sleepless, The Dead Hand, Crowded

Book Riot's Best Comics of 2018
includes: Bingo Love, Blackbird, Exorsisters, Infidel, Man-Eaters, Saga, Snotgirl

Book Riot's Best Book Covers of 2018
includes: Man-Eaters

WhatCulture's Ten Best Comic Books of 2018
includes: Crowded

The Verge's Best Comics of 2018
includes: Street Angel

The Onion’s AV Club's The Best Comics of 2018
includes: The New World, Prism Stalker

Autostraddle's 50 of the Best LGBT Books of 2018
includes: Bingo Love

CBC News' The Best Canadian Comics of 2018
includes: Son of Hitler

The Beat's Best Comics of 2018
includes: Crowded, Infidel, Bloodstrike: Brutalists, Prism Stalker, Self/Made, Unnatural, The Dead Hand

ComicBook.com's Golden Issue 2018
includes: Saga

The Comeback's Five Best Comic Books of 2018
includes: The Wicked + The Divine

Monkeys Fighting Robots' Best Covers of 2018
includes: Maestros
honorable mention: Ice Cream Man

Monkeys Fighting Robots' Top Five Comic Book Single Issues
includes: Gideon Falls

The Good Men Project's 2018 Gift Guide
includes: Bitter Root

Multiversity Comics' 2018 in Review
includes: Exorsisters, Farmhand, Flavor, Gideon Falls, My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies, Where We Live
best breakout artist: Gisèle Lagacé, Jen Bartel
best breakout writer: Ram V
best letterer: Aditya Bidikar, Clayton Cowles
best colorist: Jordie Bellaire, Matt Wilson
best publisher: Image (tied)

YALSA's 2018 Great Graphic Novels for Teens
includes: Afar, Descender, Monstress, Motor Crush, Paper Girls, Royal City, Snotgirl

The New York Public Library's 2018 Best Books for Teens
includes: Skyward, Isola

The New York Public Library's 2018 Best Books for Adults
includes: Prism Stalker

The Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books of 2018
includes: Sleepless, Norroway

Texas Library Association’s 2019 Maverick Reading List
includes: Moonstruck, Bingo Love

Toledo Library's Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Gideon Falls

Amazon.com's Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Redlands, Bingo Love, Sleepless

Barnes & Noble's Best Books of 2018
includes: Monstress, Saga, The Walking Dead

Powell’s Best Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Horror & Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Monstress, Saga

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