2018 Best of the Year Nominees – Image Comics

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Next week, Monkeys Fighting Robots will be announcing our awards for Best Cover and Best Single Issue of 2018; here are your nominees from Image Comics.

Nominations were collected from Image Comics as well as the MFR team. The indie publisher garnered 16 nominations between the two categories – the most of any publisher this year.

We’d like to offer a special thank you to Image for participating; each of these choices are award-worthy. Readers: please be sure to pick up these comics if you haven’t already!

Best Cover Nominees

Infidel #1 (Cover A by Aaron Campbell & José Villarrubia)

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Isola Vol. 1 (Cover A by Karl Kerschl & MSASSYK)

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Ice Cream Man #1 (Cover B by Frazer Irving)

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Dead Rabbit #2 (Cover A by John McCrea)

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Maestros #6 (Cover A by Steve Skroce)

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Best Single Issue Nominees

Saga #54

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By Briak K Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Man-Eaters #1

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By Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk, Rachelle Rosenberg, Jor Caramagna, Lia Miternique, Stella Greenvoss, & Katie Lane

Gideon Falls #1

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By Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, & Dave Stewart

The Weatherman #1

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By Jody LeHeup, Nathan Fox, & Dave Stewart

Isola #1

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By Brenden Fletcher, Karl Kerschl, MSASSYK, & Aditya Bidikar

Black Science #34

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By Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera, & Moreno Dinisio

Descender #30

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By Jeff Lemire & Dustin Nguyen

Skyward #5

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By Joe Henderson, Lee Garbett, Antonio Fabela, & Simon Bowland

The Dead Hand #1

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By Kyle Higgins, Stephen Mooney, Jordie Bellaire, & Clayton Cowles

Bitter Root #1

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By David F. Walker, Chuck Brown, Sanford Greene, Rico Renzi, & Clayton Cowles

Paper Girls #25

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By Brian K Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson, & Jared K Fletcher


What are your picks for Best Cover and Best Single Issue of 2018? Let us know in the comments, and check back next week to see our selections!

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