Image Comics Wins Publisher Of The Year At Diamond Awards

diamondHere are the full results of the Diamond Comic Distributors 2013 Diamond Gem Awards (find the full list of nominees here) as voted on by comic book retailers. With Image beating back the traditional winners of the Publisher Of The Year (over 4% marketshare) Marvel and DC.

Image also grabbed Best New Comic Book Series for East of West and Best Free Comic Book Day book for The Walking Dead Special.

DC took six awards over all with Top Dollar Comic of the Year for Superman Unchained #1 and Backlist Publisher of the Year, with Dark Horse Comics close behind on five for Licensed Comic of the Year for The Star Wars: Lucas Draft #1 and Original Graphic Novel of the Year for Hellboy: The Midnight Circus HC.

Marvel Comics grabbed a lowly two with Top Dollar Comic Book Publisher of the Year and for Comic Book of the Year (Over $3.00) for Superior Spider-Man #1

2013 Comic Book Publisher of the Year Over 4%
Image Comics

2013 Comic Book Publisher of the Year Under 4%
BOOM! Studios

2013 Backlist Publisher of the Year
DC Entertainment

2013 Top Dollar Comic Book Publisher of the Year
Marvel Comics

2013 Manga Publisher of the Year
Viz Media

2013 Game Manufacturer of the Year
Wizkids/NECA

2013 Toy Manufacturer of the Year
DC Collectibles

2013 Diamond Gem Award Products of the Year

Brightest Day #1

2013 Comic Book of the Year Under $3.00
Afterlife with Archie #1
Archie Comics

2013 Comic Book of the Year Over $3.00
Superior Spider-Man #1 NOW!
Marvel Comics

2013 Top Dollar Comic of the Year
Superman Unchained #1
DC Entertainment

2013 Licensed Comic Book of the Year
The Star Wars: Lucas Draft #1
Dark Horse Comics

2013 Licensed TP/HC of the Year
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Vol. 1 TP

IDW Publishing

2013 Original GN of the Year
Hellboy: Midnight Circle HC
Dark Horse Comics

2013 Reprint TP/HC of the Year
Batman: Death of the Family Vol. 3 HC
DC Entertainment

2013 Manga TP of the Year
Lone Wolf & Cub Omnibus Vol. 1 TP
Dark Horse Comics

2013 Best Free Comic Book Day Book
FCBD 2013 The Walking Dead Special
Image Comics

2013 Best New Comic Book Series
East of West
Image Comics

2013 Best All-Ages Comics
Adventure Time
BOOM! Studios

2013 Magazine of the Year
Batman Automobilia Figure Collectors Magazine
Eaglemoss Publications

2013 Indie GN of the Year
March: Book One TP
Top Shelf Productions

2013 Anthology of the Year
Dark Horse Presents #26
Dark Horse Comics

2013 Trade Book of the Year
Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia HC
Dark Horse Comics

2013 Game Product of the Year
The Walking Dead:Monopoly PX
USAopoly

2013 Toy Product of the Year
DC Comics Super Villains: The Joker Action Figure
DC Collectibles

2013 Toy Line of the Year
POP! Vinyl Figures
Funko

2013 Collectable Statue of the Year
DC Comics Bombshell Harley Quinn
DC Collectibles

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