The Ravens win the Superbowl yesterday. Today? We get to see who won the 2012 Ghastly Awards, the awards that celebrate excellence in horror comics/graphic novels. (NOTE: I became a judge for the Ghastly Awards beginning 2012. But I had nothing to do with tabulating the votes. Nobody wants that.)
Take a peek at the winners — and congratulations to all!
The 2012 Ghastly Award Winners are:
Deadworld: War of the Dead (IDW)
Best New Series (Fans Decided the Winner):
Mars Attacks (IDW)
Creepy (Dark Horse)
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Book 1 (Heavy Metal)
The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics: Zombies (IDW/Yoe Books)
(Criminal Macabre, 30 Days of Night, Transfusion, Frankenstein Alive, Alive, Lot 13)
(Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Hellblazer)
(Frankenstein Alive, Alive)
(Creepy, The Goon, Ragemoor)
Crossed: Wish You Were Here
Al Feldstein & Bill Gaines
Named for acclaimed comics creator “Ghastly” Graham Ingels, the Awards are in their 2nd year. Created to honor excellence in Horror Comics, every comic creator had a say in who the nominees were by nominating their favorites throughout the year.We thank everyone who took the time to nominate and vote in the 2012 Awards. The submission process is now open for the 2013 Awards!
We congratulate all of the Winners and Nominees for what they bring to the comic reading community. To be nominated by your comic book creating peers is a big honor and the Ghastly Awards are here to celebrate your achievements.
For more information on the Ghastly Awards, or to submit your horror comics for the 2013 Award season please go to www.ghastlyawards.com.