· 2014 Year in Review:
If you listened to the Comics.Community year in review podcast, then you will have already heard my picks for best of 2014. Below are my notes from that podcast
Comics.Community – 2014 IN REVIEW
FAVORITE ONGOING SERIES 2014
-Favorite Pre-Established Ongoing Series – Your three favorite currently ongoing comic series that launched before 2014.
- Manhattan Projects
–Favorite New Ongoing Series – Your three favorite currently ongoing comic series that launched in 2014.
- Gotham by Midnight
- Ms. Marvel
-Favorite Mini-Series – Your three favorite mini-series that launched in 2014.
- Wild’s End
- Death of Wolverine: Deadpool & Captain America (1 shot)
-Favorite Events – Your three favorite “Events” that launched in 2014.
- Original Sin
- Death of Wolverine
GRAPHIC NOVELS AND COLLECTIONS
-Favorite Collected Edition (TPB or HC): Your three favorite Collected Editions that were published in 2014. Collected Editions are reprinted material published as a collection. The content can be pre-2014, but the collection must have been published in 2014.
- Thor: God of Thunder.
- Moon Knight Vol 1
- Black Science Vol 1
–Favorite OGN (original graphic novel): Your three favorite OGN’s that were published in 2014. An OGN is a new story published for the first time as a as a TPB or HC.
- Andre the Giant: Life and Legend
- Rocket Girl Vol 1
-Favorite comic-based movie/TV show of 2014 – Your three favorite comic-based movies/TV shows released in 2014.
- Winter Soldier
- Agents of Shield
- The Walking Dead
COMIC NEWS/COMICS INDUSTRY
-Favorite Comic News Stories of 2014: What announcements/industry-events had you most excited?
- Spider bum.
- Marvel Movie news.
- Batman/Superman in East Lansing
–Favorite Publishers: Your three favorite publishers in 2014.
–Biggest Comic Flops: So much promise… so little outcome. Your three biggest comic disappointments (books you looked forward to that didn’t live up to the hype).
- Fire & Stone
–Sad Cancellations: Three titles you were sorry to see go away.
- Grace Randolph’s SUPURBIA. (Not cancelled, but done)
–Publisher Suggestion Box: (Finish the sentence) Dear publishers, please…
- DC fix Batwoman.
- Marvel & DC, less heroes, more villains.
- Bring back Steve Rogers.
–Favorite Comic/Pop Culture Website
- Comic Book Resources
- The Mary Sue
–Favorite Comic/Pop Culture Podcasts
- Post Show Recaps
- AMC Movie News
LOOKING FORWARD TO 2015
Most anticipated comic book series (print) of 2015.
- Star Wars #1
- Multiversity Guidebook (80 pages!)
- S.H.I.E.L.D #1
- Star Trek/ Planet of the Apes
Most anticipated comic property (TV, movie) of 2015.
- The Avengers: Age of Ultron
- Marvel’s Agent Carter
- Walking Dead