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Jeff Hill’s Best of 2015 List


Happy (almost) 2016, everyone!  This is my favorite part of the year here at Comic Booked because it’s when I get to reveal the project I work on all year long: the “Best Of” list!  So without any further jibber-jabber, here it is… my favorite events, characters, writers, artists, and just about everything else comic-related from the year of 2015.  Enjoy!

Best Ongoing Series – Batman (DC Comics)

  • Runner Up – Justice League (DC Comics)
  • Honorable Mention – The Walking Dead (Image Comics)

Best Miniseries – The Sandman: Overture (DC Comics)

  • Runner Up – Dark Knight III: The Master Race (DC Comics)
  • Honorable Mention – Convergence: The Question (DC Comics)

Best Writer – Scott Snyder (Batman, Wytches, American Vampire, Batman Eternal, Batman and Robin Eternal)

  • Runner Up – James Tynion IV (Batman Eternal, Batman and Robin Eternal, Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batman, Constantine: The Hellblazer, The Woods)
  • Honorable Mention – Peter J. Tomasi (Superman/Wonder Woman, Batman and Robin, Detective Comics, Robin Rises)

Best Artist – Greg Capullo (Batman)

  • Runner Up – Jason Fabok (Justice League, Batman Eternal)
  • Honorable Mention – David Marquez (Invincible Iron Man)

Best Publisher – DC Comics

  • Runner Up – Image Comics
  • Honorable Mention – Marvel Comics

Best Comic Show – Gotham

  • Runner Up – The Walking Dead
  • Honorable Mention – Arrow

Best Comic Movie – Avengers: Age of Ultron

  • Runner Up – Batman Vs Robin
  • Honorable Mention – Justice League: Gods and Monsters

Best Non-Comic Show – The Black List

  • Runner Up – Hannibal
  • Honorable Mention – The Following

Best Non-Comic Movie – Ex Machina

  • Runner Up – Whiplash
  • Honorable Mention – American Sniper

Best Hero – Batman (Bruce Wayne)

  • Runner Up – Batman (Jim Gordon)
  • Honorable Mention – Wonder Woman

Best Anti-Hero – Midnighter

  • Runner Up – Grayson
  • Honorable Mention – Punisher

Best Villain – Joker

  • Runner Up – Brainiac
  • Honorable Mention – Doom

Best Supporting Cast Member – Alfred Pennyworth

  • Runner Up – Negan
  • Honorable Mention – Lex Luthor

Best Event – Endgame

  • Runner Up – Convergence
  • Honorable Mention – Darkseid War

Rising Star – Steve Orlando (Midnighter, Batman and Robin Eternal, Virgil)

  • Runner Up – Jeff King (Convergence, Telos)
  • Honorable Mention – Gene Luen Yang (Superman, Secret Coders)

Make Mine Marvel Again Award – Brian Michael Bendis Writes Invincible Iron Man

  • Runner Up – Star Wars Returns to the House of Ideas
  • Honorable Mention – Marvel Cinematic Universe Expands to Netflix

Best Moment of 2015 – Batman and Joker Kill Each Other

  • Runner Up – Marvel’s “Soft” Reboot after Secret Wars
  • Honorable Mention – Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Trailer

So there you have it.  Another great year in the books and lots to look forward to in 2016.  Will Marvel continue to get some more of my money?  Will DC still reign supreme?  And more importantly, how on earth is The Walking Dead still so damn good after so many years?  Let me know your favorites, the things you hated, and what you’re looking forward to most next year in the comments section below.  Congratulations to all of the winners… can’t wait to see what next year brings.

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