Readers' Favorites of 2009 Tourney: COVER Final Round

Reader Fave of 2009 Tourney: COVER Final

Click here to vote for Favorite WRITER of 2009, Final Round

Click here to vote for Favorite ARTIST of 2009, Final Round

In what became probably the most contentious category, the flaming arrows did fly. Simply put, it's nearly impossible to choose a favorite cover. We had around 200 submissions from the 11 contributors, and that's narrowing down a field of thousands from just one year. In the semi-finals, this became more apparent, as we had some of the closest voting yet. Eventually, however, it came down to Flash: Rebirth #1 eeking out a victory by less than 50 votes over Justice Society of America #26 and the well-represented in our Favorites polls Detective Comics #855 beating out Batman and Robin #3 by a larger margin.

Now, there can only be one Favorite. Time to vote, and sound off below why Flash: Rebirth #1 or Detective Comics #855 should be  Newsarama's Favorite Cover of 2009.

Remember, you don’t have to be a registered Newsarama reader to participate. EVERYONE can help choose by picking one choice in the below bracket. Voting for the Final Round will remain open for 1 week.

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<a href="">Favorite Cover of the Year FINAL Round</a><span style="font-size:9px;">(<a href="">polling</a>)</span>


There is still time to vote in Round 2 in these categories:

Click here to vote for Favorite LIMITED SERIES of OGN of 2009, Round 2

Click here to vote for Favorite ONGOING SERIES of 2009, Round 2

** 11 Newsarama contributors submitted their lists for their personal Top 20 in each of the five categories. The results were tabulated using a weighted system that awarded an escalating number points according to how high the nominee appeared on the list - 20th place was worth 1 point, 19th place 2 points ... up to 20 points for 1st place.

The final nominee lists for round 1 are the top 16 nominees with the highest point totals in each category.

Each bracket is seeded according to point total, with the highest vote-getter in each bracket moving onto the next round.

The winners of Round 2's polls will go head-to-head in the final round to see who will be crowned champion.

There will be 3 total rounds for each category (the “Sweet 16”, “Final Four” and Finals) eventually resulting in one overall “Favorite of 2009”.

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