2018 RINGO AWARDS Winners (Full List)

Batman/Elmer Fudd Special
Credit: Lee Weeks (DC Comics)
Credit: Ringo Awards

The winners of the 2018 Mike Wieringo (Ringo) Comic Book Industry Awards were announce Saturday during Baltimore Comic Con.

Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa were awarded the "Mike Wieringo Spirit Award" for their creator-owned series Mech Cadet Yu (BOOM! Studios).

The Hero Initiative handed out two awards: the Dick Giordano Humanitarian of the Year Award was given to Marc Andreyko, while Dennis O'Neil received the Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award.

Here is the full list of the nominees, with the winners in bold:

Fan Favorites

  • Favourite Hero: Mags, from “Assassin Roommate” by Monica Gallagher
  • Favourite Villain: Arlo, from “unOrdinary” by uru-chan
  • Favourite New Series: “I Love Yoo” by Quimchee
  • Favourite New Talent: Quimchee
  • Favourite Publisher: Line Webtoon

Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist)

  • Guy Delisle
  • Emil Ferris
  • Monica Gallagher
  • Joelle Jones
  • Quimchee
  • Jillian Tamaki


Best Writer

  • Jason Aaron
  • Neil Gaiman
  • Matt Kindt
  • Tom King
  • Jeff Lemire
  • Aline Brosh McKenna
  • David Pepose


Best Artist or Penciller

  • Gary Frank
  • Mitch Gerards
  • Chris Samnee
  • Stjepan Sejic
  • Lee Weeks


Best Inker

  • Jonathan Glapion
  • Mark McKenna
  • Danny Miki
  • Mark Morales
  • Scott Williams


Best Letterer

  • Colin Bell
  • Justin Birch
  • Todd Klein
  • David Rubin
  • John Workman


Best Colorist

  • Dijjo Lima
  • Laura Martin
  • Dave McCaig
  • Jasen Smith
  • Dave Stewart


Best Cover Artist

  • Michael Cho
  • Fay Dalton
  • Simon Fraser
  • Joelle Jones
  • David Mack
  • Jorge Santiago Jr.


Best Series

  • Batman, DC Comics
  • Lady Killer, Dark Horse Comics
  • Mister Miracle, DC Comics
  • Spencer & Locke, Action Lab Entertainment
  • Sunstone, Image Comics


Best Single Issue or Story

  • Batman Annual #2, DC Comics
  • Batman/Elmer Fudd Special, DC Comics
  • Doomsday Clock #1, DC Comics
  • I Am Groot, Marvel Comics
  • Mister Miracle #5, DC Comics


Best Original Graphic Novel

  • The Aggregate, Split Decision Comics
  • The Best We Could Do, Abrams ComicArts
  • Hostage, Drawn & Quarterly
  • My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Fantagraphics
  • Spinning, First Second


Best Anthology

  • Magic Bullet, D.C. Conspiracy
  • Mine! A Celebration of Liberty and Freedom for All Benefiting Planned Parenthood, ComicMix
  • Mirror, Mirror II, 2dcloud
  • Overwatch: Anthology Volume 1, Dark Horse Comics
  • SpongeBob Comics: Treasure Chest, Harry N. Abrams


Best Humor Comic

  • Baking with Kafka, Drawn & Quarterly
  • Batman/Elmer Fudd Special, DC Comics
  • Boyfriend of the Dead, Line Webtoons (www.webtoons.com/en/comedy/boyfriend-of-the-dead/list?title_no=1102&page=1)
  • Giant Days, BOOM! Studios
  • My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, Line Webtoons (www.webtoons.com/en/slice-of-life/my-giant-nerd-boyfriend/list?title_no=958&page=1)
  • Sh*t My President Says, Top Shelf Productions


Best Comic Strip or Panel

  • Bloom County, Berkeley Breathed, Andrews McMeel Universal
  • Mutts, Patrick McDonnell, King Features Syndicate
  • Peanizles, www.peanizles.com/
  • Pearls Before Swine, Stephan Pastis, Andrews McMeel Universal
  • Sarah’s Scribbles, Andrews McMeel Universal


Best Webcomic

  • 1000, Sanford Greene (www.webtoons.com/en/action/one-thousand/list?title_no=1217&page=1)
  • I Love Yoo, Quimchee (www.webtoons.com/en/romance/i-love-yoo/list?title_no=986&page=1)
  • The Middle Age, Steve Conley (www.middleagecomic.com/)
  • Siren’s Lament, instantmiso (www.webtoons.com/en/romance/sirens-lament/list?title_no=632&page=1)
  • War Cry, Dean Haspiel (www.webtoons.com/en/super-hero/war-cry/list?title_no=1247&page=1)


Best Non-fiction Comic Work

  • The Best We Could Do, Abrams ComicArts
  • Everything is Flammable, Uncivilized Books
  • Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York, Bloomsbury Publishing
  • My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Fantagraphics
  • Poppies of Iraq, Drawn & Quarterly
  • ReDistricted, redistrictedcomics.com
  • Spinning, First Second


Best Kids Comic or Graphic Novel

  • Bolivar, Archaia/BOOM! Studios
  • Cyko KO: A Comic Book Adventure You Can Color, Alterna Comics
  • DC SuperHero Girls, DC Comics
  • Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties, Graphix
  • Home Time (Book One), Top Shelf Productions
  • If Found…Please Return To Elise Gravel, Drawn & Quarterly
  • Jem and the Holograms, IDW Publishing
  • Pizza Tree, Arcana Comics
  • Red’s Planet: Friends and Foes, Harry N. Abrams


Best Presentation in Design

  • Jane, BOOM! Studios
  • Monograph by Chris Ware, Rizzoli
  • Monsters Vol. 1: The Marvel Monsterbus, Valiant Entertainment
  • My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Fantagraphics
  • Saga, Image Comics
  • Skybourne, BOOM! Studios
  • X-Men: Grand Design Marvel Comics
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