21 Jan

C.C. Show Notes Ep. 46 (Best of 2015)

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Best of 2015 Show

All my favorite comics and comic-related stuff from 2015.

I – THE BOOKS

  1. Favorite Pre-Established Ongoing Series (began before 2015)
  1. Saga Vol. 5 TP (MR)
  2. Black Science Vol. 3: Vanishing Point TP (MR)

Honorable Mentions:
Batgirl (2011-) #38
Gotham By Midnight #3
Thor (2014-) #4
Rocket Girl #6

  1. Favorite New Ongoing Series (began in 2015)
  1. Empty Zone #1 (MR)
  2. Monstress #1 (MR)

Honorable Mentions:
Star Wars #1
Darth Vader #1
Rebels #1
Harrow County #1
Black Canary #1
DC Comics Bombshells #1
Faster Than Light #1 (MR)
Tokyo Ghost #1 (MR) Cvr A Murphy
Doctor Strange #1

  1. Favorite Mini-Series
  1. Red Skull #1 (of 3)
  2. Star Trek Green Lantern (2011-) #1 (of 6)

Honorable Mentions:
Infinite Loop #1 (of 6)
Dirk Gentlys Holistic Detective Agency #1 (of 5)
Sherlock Holmes 7 Per-cent Solution #1 (of 5)
Journey Star Wars Fase #1 (of 4)
Steam Man #1 (of 5)

  1. Favorite 1-Shot (single-issue “series”/non-gn)
  1. Multiversity Guidebook
  2. Goon In Theatre Bizarre #1
  1. Favorite Original Graphic Novel (Original story published as a gn its first time out.)
  1. Love Volume 1: The Tiger (Love Hc) Hardcover – March 12, 2015
  2. Long Walk to Valhalla Hardcover – July 21, 2015

Honorable Mentions:
VOX Paperback – March 26, 2015
Heart in a Box Dark Horse Originals (September 29, 2015)
Marvel’s Agent Carter: Season One Declassified Hardcover – July 7, 2015
Bowery Boys: Our Fathers Vol. 1 HC

  1. Favorite Collected Edition (presents re-printed material collected under one cover)
  1. Moon Knight Vol. 2: Dead Will Rise Paperback – April 28, 2015
  2. ODY-C, Vol. 1: Off to Far Ithica Paperback – June 10, 2015

Honorable Mentions:
October Faction Vol. 1 TP
Wayward Vol. 2 TP (MR)
Rumble, Vol. 1: What Color of Darkness? Paperback – June 24, 2015
Black Science Vol. 3: Vanishing Point TP (MR)
She-Hulk Volume 2: Disorderly Conduct Paperback – April 7, 2015
Danger Club Volume 2: Rebirth (Danger Club Tp) Paperback – June 25, 2015
The Punisher Volume 2: Border Crossing Paperback – January 20, 2015

  1. Favorite “Event” (story that crossed over several titles or an entire publisher’s line)
  1. Star Trek / Green Lantern
  2. Secret Wars
  1. Favorite Comic Book Film and/or Television Show (2015)
  1. Avengers: Age Of Ultron
  2. Daredevil

II – THE TALENT (for each, please list the specific issue/run from 2015 that made you nominate them)

  1. Favorite Writer
  1. Matt Fraction (ODY-C, Hawkeye)
  2. Rick Remender (Black Science, Tokyo Ghost)

Honorable Mentions:
Charles Soule (Civil War, She-Hulk, Inhuman)
Kieron Gillen (Angela, Darth Vader)
Brenden Fletcher (Batgirl, Black Canary)

  1. Favorite Artist
  1. Jason Shawn Alexander (Empty Zone)
  2. Sana Takeda (Monstress, X-23)
  1. Favorite Creative Team
  1. Team Batgirl (Brenden Fletcher, Babs Tarr, Cameron Stewart)
  2. Story By: Marjorie Liu / Art By: Sana Takeda (Monstress)

III – THE INDUSTRY

  1. Favorite Comic News – the announcement or industry news that had you most excited
  2. Favorite Comic/Pop Culture Website
  1. CBR -Comic Book Resources.com
  2. themarysue.com
  1. Favorite Comic/Pop Culture Podcast
  1. Daft Souls Podcast (Video Games)
  2. Kinda Funny
  1. Favorite Comic Publishers
  1. Marvel
  2. Image
  1. Sad Cancellations (Titles you were sad to see get the axe)
  1. Gotham by Midnight
  1. Biggest Comic Flops (titles that came nowhere close to meeting our expectations)
  1. Convergence
  2. Planet Hulk
  1. Publisher Suggestion Box (Dear Publisher Name, please…)
  1. Stop messing up the publishing schedules of your events. (Aliens: Fire & Stone, Secret Wars)

IV – THE FUTURE

  1. Most Anticipated Comic Book Series (Print) 2016
  1. Empty Zone returns in March.
  2. Captain America 75th Anniv Magazine

Honorable Mentions:
Black Widow #1 (Mark Waid)
Dark Knight III

  1. Most Anticipated Comic Book Property (Film/Television) 2016
  1. Captain America Civil War
  2. Daredevil Season 2