Best Comics of 2018

The Crew return for Read A Comic Podcast #107 – where we look back on the year that was and call out some of the Best Comics of 2018!

Read A Comic Podcast Episode 107

Read A Comic Podcast #107 – features Alec, Randy, Rafael, Ruben, and Phil Your Host. SPOILERS ensue – so check our Show Notes after the fold!

Read A Comic Podcast #107 Episode Index

0:00:01 Introductions, 0:00:40 Panelist Poll: Grading our Hobby in 2018, 0:03:30 Last Podcast Episode – Read A Comic moves to YouTube, 0:05:40 Last #1’s of 2018, 0:07:05 Best Comics of 2018*, 0:50:25 Industry Feedback, 0:59:25 Last Minute Fun.

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*Best Comics of 2018

0:07:35 Favorite New Ongoing Series

  • Black Badge (BOOM! Studios)
  • X-Men Red (Marvel Comics)
  • X-23 (Marvel Comics)
  • Bloodborne (Titan Comics)
  • Mr. and Mrs. X (Marvel Comics)
  • Uncanny X-Men (Marvel Comics)
  • Spider-Gwen Ghost Spider (Marvel Comics)

0:14:50 Favorite Mini Series

  • Multiple Man (Marvel Comics)
  • The Sentry (Marvel Comics)
  • Cosmic Ghost Rider (Marvel Comics)
  • Extermination (Marvel Comics)
  • Rick and Morty Vs. Dungeons and Dragons (IDW Publishing/Oni Press)
  • Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Greyn (Marvel Comics)
  • X-Men: Grand Design – Second Genesis (Marvel Comics)

0:19:15 Favorite One-Shot/Original Graphic Novel

  • X-Men Red Annual (Marvel Comics)
  • Doctor Horrible: Best Friends Forever (Dark Horse Comics)
  • The Sandman Universe #1 (DC/Vertigo)
  • Klaus (BOOM! Studios)
  • The Luchaverse (Chido Comics)

0:24:40 Favorite Established Ongoing Series

  • Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • Fence (BOOM! Studios)
  • Astonishing X-Men (Marvel Comics)
  • The Wicked and Divine (Image Comics)
  • Black Hammer: Age of Doom (Dark Horse Comics)

0:31:50 Favorite Writer

  • Tom Taylor for X-Men Red and All-New Wolverine at Marvel Comics
  • Brian Wood for his Aliens titles at Dark Horse Comics
  • Jason Aaron for his Thor books and Avengers at Marvel Comics
  • Warren Ellis for The Wild Storm at DC Comics

0:34:45 Favorite Art Team

  • Robbi Rodriguez and Rico Renzi for Spider-Gwen at Marvel Comics
  • Gang Hyuk Lim for covers on Domino at Marvel Comics
  • Tim Sale for anything
  • Mike Del Mundo for Thor at Marvel Comics
  • Russell Dauterman for Mighty Thor at Marvel Comics
  • Tradd Moore for The New World at Image Comics
  • Jorge Corona for Middlewest at Image Comics
  • Andrea Sorrentino and Dave Stewart for Gideon Falls at Image Comics

0:40:30 Favorite Publisher

  • Marvel Comics
  • Dark Horse Comics

0:43:50 Favorite Comics-Based TV Property

  • Titans (DC Universe)
  • Daredevil Season Three (Netflix)
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix)

0:46:55 Favorite Comics-Based Movie Property

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse
  • Deadpool 2

Author: The Crew

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