These Are The Nominations For The Annual Diamond Gem Awards 2013 (UPDATE)

Posted by December 31, 2013 Comment

ALWArchie1FFvarRetailers are invited to vote for the following products for the Diamond Gem Awards 2013, for items sold through the year. Here are the nominations. Retailers have until January 17th to vote – and get entered for a $100 worth of backlist for doing so, or 500 free bags…

UPDATE: Now with all the categories

2013 Comic Book Publisher of the Year – Over 4%

  • Dark Horse Comics
  • DC Entertainment
  • IDW Publishing
  • Image Comics
  • Marvel Comics

2013 Comic Book Publisher of the Year – Under 4%

  • Archie Comics
  • Avatar Press
  • BOOM! Studios
  • Dynamite Entertainment
  • Oni Press
  • Valiant Entertainment
  • Zenescope Entertainment

2013 Backlist Publisher of the Year

  • Dark Horse Comics
  • DC Entertainment
  • IDW Publishing
  • Image Comics
  • Marvel Comics
  • VIZ Media

2013 Best Comic Book of the Year Under – $3.00

  • Afterlife With Archie #1 – Archie Comics
  • Deadpool Kills Deadpool #1 – Marvel Comics
  • Harley Quinn #0 – DC Entertainment
  • Star Wars Ongoing #1 – Dark Horse Comics
  • Walking Dead #115 – Image Comics

2013 Best Comic Book of the Year – Over $3.00

  • East of West #1 – Image Comics
  • Locke & Key: Alpha #1 – IDW Publishing
  • Superman Unchained #1 – DC Entertainment
  • Superior Spider-Man #1 NOW! – Marvel Comics
  • The Star Wars: Lucas Draft #1 – Dark Horse
  • Unity #1 – Valiant Entertainment

2013 Licensed Comic of the Year
Dexter #1 – Marvel Comics
The Powerpuff Girls #1 – IDW Publishing
The Star Wars: Lucas Draft #1 – Dark Horse Comics
X-Files: Season 10 #1 – IDW Publishing

2013 Best New Comic Book Series

  • Afterlife with Archie – Archie Comics
  • East of West – Image Comics
  • Guardians of the Galaxy – Marvel Comics
  • Letter 44 – Oni Press
  • Star Wars (Ongoing) – Dark Horse Comics
  • Superman Unchained – DC Entertainment
  • The X-Files: Season 10 – IDW Publishing

2013 Best Original Graphic Novel

  • Avengers Endless Wartime OGN – Marvel Comics
  • Battling Boy GN Vol. 1 – First Second Books
  • Fairest: In All The Land HC- DC Entertainment
  • March: Book One – Top Shelf Productions
  • Hellboy: Midnight Circle HC – Dark Horse Comics
  • Ravine Vol. 1 TP – Image Comics

2013 Indie Graphic Novel of the Year

  • Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama SC – Houghton Mifflin
  • Hip Hop Family Tree Vol. 1 GN – Fantagraphics Books
  • Marble Season HC – Drawn & Quarterly
  • March: Book One TP – Top Shelf Productions

 

2013 Reprint Trade Paperback or Hardcover of the Year

  • Batman: Death of the Family Vol. 3 HC – DC Entertainment
  • East of West: The Promise Vol. 1 TP – Image Comics
  • Hawkeye TP Vol. 1: My Life as a Weapon NOW! – Marvel Comics
  • Scott Pilgrim: Scott Pilgrim and the Infinite Sadness Full Color Vol. 3 TP – Oni Press
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation Complete HC – IDW Publishing

 

2013 Licensed TP or HC of the Year

  • Adventure Time: Playing with Fire Vol. 1 GN – BOOM! Studios
  • Avatar: The Last of Airbender Vol. 4 TP: The Search – Part 1– Dark Horse Comics
  • Doctor Who: Nemesis of the Daleks TP – Panini UK
  • Ender’s Game Graphic Novel TP – Marvel Comics
  • Game of Thrones Vol. 2 GN HC – Bantam/Spectra
  • My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Vol. 1 TP – IDW Publishing

 

2013 Anthology of the Year

  • The Best American Comics 2013 HC – Houghton Mifflin
  • CBLDF Liberty Annual 2013 TP – Image Comics
  • Dark Horse Presents – Dark Horse Comics
  • Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard Vol. 2 HC – Archaia Press Studios
  • Womanthology: Space HC – IDW Publishing

 


2013 Best All-Ages Series

  • Adventure Time – BOOM! Studios
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender – Dark Horse Comics
  • Beware the Batman – DC Entertainment
  • Marvel Universe: Avengers Assemble – Marvel Comics
  • My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic – IDW Publishing
  • Super Dinosaur – Image Comics

2013 Best Free Comic Book Day Book

  • FCBD 2013 Bongo Free-For-All – Bongo
  • FCBD 2013 Infinity – Marvel Comics
  • FCBD 2013 It’s an Uglydoll Comic & Other Stuff – Viz Media
  • FCBD 2013 KaBOOM! Summer Blast – BOOM! Studios
  • FCBD 2013 Sesame Street & Strawberry Shortcake – Ape Entertainment
  • FCBD 2013 SpongeBob Comics Freestyle Funnies – United Plankton
  • FCBD 2013 Star Wars/Captain Midnight/Avatar: The Last Airbender – Dark Horse Comics
  • FCBD 2013 Superman Special Edition – DC Entertainment
  • FCBD 2013 The Smurfs – NBM/Papercutz
  • FCBD 2013 TMNT: New Animated Adventures – IDW Publishing
  • FCBD 2013 The Walking Dead Special – Image Comics
  • FCBD 2013 World of Archie Digest – Archie Comics

 

2013 Manga Publisher of the Year

  • Dark Horse Comics
  • Kodansha Comics
  • Seven Seas Entertainment
  • VIZ Media
  • Yen Press

2013 Manga TP of the Year

  • Alice in the Country of Joker: Circus & Liars Game Vol. 1 – Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Attack on Titan Vol. 6 GN – Kodansha
  • Black Butler TP Vol. 12 – Yen Press
  • Kingdom Hearts II Vol. 1 TP – Yen Press
  • Lone Wolf & Cub Omnibus Vol. 1 TP – Dark Horse Comics
  • Oreimo Vol. 2 TP – Dark Horse Comics
  • Sailor Moon Vol. 9 TP – Kodansha
  • Yu-Gi-Oh: 5Ds Vol. 5 GN – VIZ Media

2013 Magazine of the Year

  • Batman Automobilia Figure Collectors Magazine – Eaglemoss
  • Bleeding Cool Magazine – Avatar Press
  • Comic Book Creator #1 – TwoMorrows Publishing
  • Doctor Who Bookazine – Panini UK
  • MAD Magazine – DC Entertainment
  • The Walking Dead Magazine – Titan Magazines
(Last Updated December 31, 2013 2:02 pm )