The Best of 2011

The end of the year means a lot of things: traffic around Times Square, midnight kisses and the clinking of champagne flutes across the globe and gyms full of people looking to stick to their resolutions. But in the publishing industry, one thing that the end of the year also signifies is the publication of various “best of the year” lists.

And the DC Entertainment Harvey Award Winners are:

The winners of The 2011 Harvey Awards were announced this weekend at the Baltimore Comic-Con. DC Entertainment took home awards for the following DC Comics and Vertigo titles.

Best New Series: AMERICAN VAMPIRE by Scott Snyder, Stephen King and Rafael Albuquerque

Best Single Issue or Story: DAYTRIPPER by Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon

And the DC Comics Harvey Award nominees are:

The Harvey Awards, named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, were announced yesterday. Check out DC Comics’ illustrious list of nominees below.

BEST COLORIST

Jose Villarrubia, CUBA : MY REVOLUTION, Vertigo/DC Comics

BEST NEW SERIES

AMERICAN VAMPIRE, Scott Snyder, Stephen King and Rafael Albuquerque, Vertigo/DC Comics

MOST PROMISING NEW TALENT

Scott Snyder, AMERICAN VAMPIRE, Vertigo/DC Comics

BEST ORIGINAL GRAPHIC PUBLICATION FOR YOUNGER READERS

TINY TITANS, Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani, DC Comics

Reading the lists and checking 'em twice

It’s the end of the year and, if you’re like me this year, that means there’s still some last minute shopping to be done. Need help seeking out the perfect gift for your comic book loving friends and family? Just check out the latest and greatest best of 2010 lists...

DC Comics and Vertigo take home seven of IGN's Best of 2010 Awards

Seven, they say, is a magic number. And this morning, we can't disagree.

Because DC and Vertigo have put on an impressive showing, combining to win seven, yes seven of IGN's thirteen awards for the Best of 2010.

Here's the rundown...

Best New Series: Vertigo's AMERICAN VAMPIRE

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