Best of 2021: Dark Horse Comics :: Blog :: Dark Horse Comics

A number of Dark Horse comics and books published in 2021 have been selected for several Best Of lists and awards!

Thank you to all readers, reviewers and voters for acknowledging the work of our partners.

Congratulations to all the creative teams and individuals who have achieved a well-deserved recognition! Thank you for making 2021 a strong year for new comics, and here’s the new year ahead.

Award Nominations, Best Of Lists and more – 2021
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Barbalien: Red Planet on NYPL best books in 2021

Avatar: The Last Airbender — Toph Beifongs Metalbending Academy nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award / advanced to the final round

Panorama (Michel Fiffe) nominated for Angoulême

EXO: The Legend of Wale Williams on NPR’s best books in 2021
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All are Tulips named Library Journal’s best graphic novels of 2021

Hellboy and the BPRD: 1957 – Family ties is the best One-Shot of 2021 in the Horror News Networks 2021 Comic Awards

Emanon, Satoshi Kons opus named for shortlist of major graphic novel locations in the 21st century in Multilingual magazine

Snow Angels, Afterlift, Youth on CBC’s best Canadian comics of 2021

Youth on Forbes’ best graphic novels of 2021

Dead Dog’s Bite, Barbalien: Red Planet on ComicsXF’s best comics of 2021

Barbalien: Red Planet, Dead Dog’s Bite on Comic Book Herald’s best comics of 2021

Static (Matt Lesniewski) on the short list of best comics of 2021, Film School Rejects

Dead dog bites, all are tulips about The Comics Beats best comics of 2021

Keep your hands away from the Eizouken! is among the 10 best manga in 2021 on ICV2

Jorddreng on Top 10 Comics for Kids in 2021 via ICV2

Barbalien: Red Planet, Adora and the Distance, Night of the Ghoul on SYFY’s best comics of 2021

Barbalien: Red Planet, Fear Case, Killjoys: National Anthem, Steeple at Doom Rockets Best of 2021

Cullen Bunn (Stories from Harrow County) named best writer on Horror News Network

Critical Role: The Mighty No Origins — Jester Lavorre HC named Turnaround UK’s December Graphic Novel of the Month

Orphan and the Five Beasts Named Top 10 Best Comics on Sea Shell

You Look Like Death: Tales from the Umbrella Academy on Sea Shell’s Top 25 comics from 2021

Keep your hands away from the Eizouken! on Panel Patter’s 2021 favorites

Barbalien: Red Planet, Everyone is Tulip, Hellboy and the BPRD: The Secret of Chesbro House at Comics Bookcase Best of 2021

Barbalien: Red Planet, Norse Mythology I, Static, Dead Dog’s Bite, Clear (ComiXology / Snyder), Sneengle (ComiXology / Lemire) on Top 100 Comics in 2021 by Comics Concierge

Invisible Kingdom Vol. 3, Mike Mignola Quarantine Sketchbook, Tales from the Umbrella Academy: You Look Like Death about Turnaround UK’s Personal Picks: Graphic Novels 2021

The Worst Dudes, Beasts of Burden: Occupied Territory, Groo Meets Tarzan on Panel Patter’s 2021 favorites – see list 1 and list 2

Barbalien: Red Planet, Renegade Rule about Graphic Police’s favorite comics in 2021

Dead dog bite about best comics for new readers of Gate Crashers

Goblin about best books in 2021 via Witty and Sarcastic Book Club

Norse Mythology, Unbelievable Unteens, Killer Queens, Dead Dog’s Bite, Killjoys: National Anthem, Fear Case, Beasts of Burden: Occupied Territory – all nominated for Best of Dark Horse on the We Have Issues podcast
Second nomination for Killer Queens in the category Best LGBTQ +
Killer Queens wins both!

Nicole Goux and Ellie Wright (All are Tulips); Nate Piekos (Black Hammer Reborn); Community Archives: Shock Illustrated nominated for the Broken Frontier Awards

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