IMAGE COMICS DOMINATES BEST OF 2018 LISTS

Image Comics reigned supreme over an unprecedented number of Best of Year lists with Image titles featured across mainstream media, comics media, library, and retailer recommendation lists, including the following:

NPR‘s Best Books of 2018
includes: Infidel, Bingo Love 

Entertainment Weekly‘s Best Comics of 2018
includes: MonstressThe New World
honorable mentions: SagaPrism Stalker

The Washington Post‘s The Ten Best Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Monstress

Newsweek‘s Best Comic Books of 2018
includes: Bingo Love, Death Or Glory, Descender, East of West, Monstress, My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies, Skyward 

WIRED Magazine’s Favorite End-of-the-Year Books
includes: Gideon Falls

Forbes Magazine‘s The Best Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Gideon Falls

Thrillist‘s Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Crowded, Death Or Glory, Monstress, My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies, Saga, Skyward, The Weatherman

The Huffington Post‘s Best Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Infidel  

Vulture/NY Magazine‘s Best Comics of 2018
includes: The Pervert

Paste Magazine‘s The 25 Best Comic Books of 2018
includes: Prism Stalker, Ice Cream Man, Saga

The Advocate‘s Best LGBTQ Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Bingo Love

Tor.com‘s Best Comics of 2018
includes: Blackbird, Die, Jook Joint

Polygon‘s Best Comics of 2018
includes: Sleepless, The Dead Hand, Crowded

Book Riot‘s Best Comics of 2018
includes: Bingo Love, Blackbird, Exorsisters, Infidel, Man-Eaters, Saga, Snotgirl

Book Riot‘s Best Book Covers of 2018
includes: Man-Eaters

WhatCulture‘s Ten Best Comic Books of 2018
includes: Crowded

The Verge‘s Best Comics of 2018 
includes: Street Angel

The Onion’s AV Club‘s The Best Comics of 2018
includes: The New World, Prism Stalker 

Autostraddle‘s 50 of the Best LGBT Books of 2018
includes: Bingo Love

CBC News‘ The Best Canadian Comics of 2018
includes: Son of Hitler

The Beat‘s Best Comics of 2018
includes: Crowded, Infidel, Bloodstrike: Brutalists, Prism Stalker, Self/Made, Unnatural, The Dead Hand 

ComicBook.com‘s Golden Issue 2018
includes: Saga

The Comeback‘s Five Best Comic Books of 2018
includes: The Wicked + The Divine

Monkeys Fighting Robots‘ Best Covers of 2018
includes: Maestros  
honorable mention: Ice Cream Man

Monkeys Fighting Robots‘ Top Five Comic Book Single Issues
includes: Gideon Falls 

The Good Men Project‘s 2018 Gift Guide
includes: Bitter Root 

Multiversity Comics‘ 2018 in Review
includes: Exorsisters, Farmhand, Flavor, Gideon FallsMy Heroes Have Always Been JunkiesWhere We Live
best breakout artist: Gisèle Lagacé, Jen Bartel
best breakout writer: Ram V
best letterer: Aditya Bidikar, Clayton Cowles
best colorist: Jordie Bellaire, Matt Wilson
best publisher: Image (tied)

YALSA’s 2018 Great Graphic Novels for Teens
includes: Afar, Descender, Monstress, Motor Crush, Paper Girls, Royal City, Snotgirl

The New York Public Library’s 2018 Best Books for Teens
includes: Skyward, Isola 

The New York Public Library’s 2018 Best Books for Adults
includes: Prism Stalker

The Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best Books of 2018
includes: Sleepless, Norroway 

Texas Library Association’s 2019 Maverick Reading List
includes: Moonstruck, Bingo Love

Toledo Library’s Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Gideon Falls 

Amazon.com’s Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2018 
includes: Redlands, Bingo Love, Sleepless

Barnes & Noble’s Best Books of 2018
includes: Monstress, Saga, The Walking Dead

Powell’s Best Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Horror & Graphic Novels of 2018
includes: Monstress, Saga