Reading Awards – 2013
Same as last year, this page will be about the novels, audiobooks/audio dramas, and comics that I consider to be the best among those that I’ve read for each month. As usual, drop me a line if you pick up any of them, and/or let me know what you think!
Top 3: Gotrek & Felix: Road of Skulls by Josh Reynolds, Cora Oglesby #2: She Returns From War by Lee Collins, and Black Dawn #1: Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey
Top 3 [Comics]: Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison by Hayden Blackman, The Amazing Spider-Man #650 by Dan Slott, and New 52: Batgirl 2012 Annual by Gail Simone.
Honourable Mention [Comics]: New 52: Justice League of America #1 by Geoff Johns, Star Wars #2 by Brian Wood, and New 52: Justice League #17 by Geoff Johns.
Top 3: Theirs Not To Reason Why #1: A Soldier’s Duty by Jean Johnson, Emilie and The Hollow World by Martha Wells, and, Warhammer Heroes: Van Horstmann by Ben Counter.
Honourable Mention: Split Worlds #1: Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman, The Kassa Gambit by M. C. Planck, Shotguns & Sorcery #2: Bad Times In Dragon City by Matt Forbeck.
Top 4 [Comics]: Green Lantern: Rebirth by Geoff Johns, Fables Vol.2: Animal Farm by Bill Willingham, Captain America: Winter Soldier Vol.1 by Ed Brubaker, and, TMNT: The Secret History of the Foot Clan #4 by Mateus Santolouco.
Honourable Mention [Comics]: Archer & Armstrong Vol.1 by Fred van Lente, Wonder Woman: Odyssey Vol.1 by J. Michael Straczynski, Locke & Key Vol.1: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill, and, Marvel Now: Thor, God of Thunder #5 by Jason Aaron.
Top 3: Mistborn #1: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson, Legacy of Caliban #1: Ravenwing by Gav Thorpe, and, The Powder Mage Trilogy #1: Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan.
Honourable Mention: The Daedalus Incident by Michael J. Martinez, The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu, and, Dragonlance Chronicles #1: Dragons of Autumn Twilight by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman.
Top 3 [Comics]: Birds of Prey Vol.3: Of Like Minds by Gail Simone, Superman: Birthright by Mark Waid, and G.I.Joe Vol.2 by Chuck Dixon.
Honourable Mention [Comics]: Fairest Vol.1 by Bill Willingham, Birds of Prey Vol.4: Sensei & Student by Gail Simone, and, G.I.Joe: Cobra Vol.1 by Christos Gage and Mike Costa.