2019 Winners

Book of the Year Award


Winner:

  • Hey Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Scholastic Graphix)

Nominees:

  • Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home by Nora Krug, Scribner
  • Berlin by Jason Lutes, Drawn & Quarterly
  • BTTM FDRS by Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore, Fantagraphics
  • Kid Gloves by Lucy Knisley, First Second
  • Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell, First Second
  • My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips, Image Comics
  • On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden, First Second
  • Upgrade Soul by Ezra Claytan Daniels, Lion Forge
  • When I Arrived at the Castle by Emily Carroll, Koyama Press

Digital Book of the Year Award


Winner:

Nominees:

Best Children’s or Young Adult Book Award


Winner:

  • Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell, First Second

Nominees:

  • Hey Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Scholastic Graphix
  • Mr. Wolf's Class #2: Mystery Club by Aron Nels Steinke, Scholastic Graphix
  • New Kid by Jerry Craft, HarperCollins
  • On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden, First Second

Best Manga Title Award


Winner:

  • My Hero Academia by Kohei Horikoshi, Viz Media

Nominees:

  • Frankenstein: Junji Ito Story Collection by Junji Ito, Viz Media
  • Mob Psycho 100 by ONE, Dark Horse Manga
  • Our Dreams at Dusk by Yuhki Kamatani, Seven Seas
  • Smashed by Junji Ito, Viz Media
  • Witch Hat Atelier by Kamome Shirahama, Kodansha Comics

Best European Book Award


Winner:

  • Waves by Ingrid Chabbert and Carole Maurel, Archaia 

Nominees:

  • Corto Maltese by Hugo Pratt, IDW Publishing
  • O Josephine by Jason, Fantagraphics
  • Radiant by Tony Valente, Viz Media
  • Red Ultramarine by Manuele Fior, Fantagraphics

Best Comics Adaptation Award


Winner:

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation, based on Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)

Nominees:

  • Alita: Battle Angel, by 20th Century Fox, based on Battle Angel Alita (Kodansha USA)
  • Avengers: Endgame by Marvel Studios, based on The Avengers (Marvel Comics)
  • The Boys by Amazon Studios, based on The Boys (Dynamite Entertainment)
  • Captain Marvel by Marvel Studios, based on Captain Marvel (Marvel Comics)
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, by Netflix, based on Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Archie Comics)
  • Doom Patrol by DC Universe, based on Doom Patrol (DC Comics)
  • Marvel's Spider-Man by Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive, based on Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • The Snagglepuss Chronicles, by Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival and Die-Cast, based on Exit, Stage Left!: The Snagglepuss Chronicles (DC Comics)
  • The Umbrella Academy by Netflix, based on The Umbrella Academy (Dark Horse Comics)

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