Tuesday, June 7, 2011

1986 - Comics Buyers Guide Fan Awards


The Comics Buyers Guide Fan Awards started in 1982. The votes were mailed in by the fan base. As for who voted, the average age was around 20 years old and the total votes received was 3,374 with 3,017 being from males.

Here are the top 10 in each category, along with the number of votes.

FAVORITE COMIC BOOK STORY
  1. Batman: The Dark Knight #1-4 [533]
  2. Daredevil #227-233 [236]
  3. The Watchmen [188]
  4. Superman #423/Action #583 ("What ever happened to the Man of Tomorrow?") [139]
  5. The Mutant Massacre [136]
  6. Swamp Thing #53 (Swamp Thing invades Gotham City) [115]
  7. Man of Steel #1-6 [101]
  8. Crisis on Infinite Earths [58]
  9. Batman #400 [52]
  10. New Mutants #45 [53]

FAVORITE LIMITED COMIC BOOK SERIES
  1. Batman: the Dark Knight [944]
  2. The Watchmen [660]
  3. Man of Steel [407]
  4. Legends [224]
  5. Elektra: Assassin [118]
  6. Mage [76]
  7. Punisher [76]
  8. Crisis on Infinite Earths [61]
  9. Aquaman [48]
  10. The Shadow [34]
FAVORITE COVER ARTIST
  1. George Perez [444]
  2. Bill Sienkiewicz [416]
  3. Arthur Adams [381]
  4. John Byrne [294]
  5. Dave Stevens [188]
  6. Frank Miller [106]
  7. Walter Simonson [86]
  8. Mike Zeck [72]
  9. Barry Windsor-Smith [66]
  10. Steve Lightle [64]
FAVORITE GRAPHIC NOVEL (includes new and reprint)
  1. Daredevil: Love and War [527]
  2. Batman: The Dark Knight [478]
  3. Amazing Spider-Man: Hooky [197]
  4. Grendel: Devil by the Deed [157]
  5. Robotech the Graphic Novel, Genesis: Robotech [124]
  6. Alien Legion: A Grey Day to Die [81]
  7. Dracula: A Symphony in Moonlight and Murder [79]
  8. Demon with a Glass Hand [77]
  9. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [70]
  10. Time2: the Epiphany [64]
FAVORITE WRITER
  1. Alan Moore [876]
  2. Frank Miller [796]
  3. Chris Claremont [266]
  4. John Byrne [176]
  5. Marv Wolfman [164]
  6. Roy and Dann Thomas [89]
  7. Mike Baron [63]
  8. Matt Wagner [58]
  9. Louise Simonson [57]
  10. Paul Levitz [56]
FAVORITE COMIC BOOK
  1. Swamp Thing [395]
  2. Uncanny X-Men [356]
  3. Batman [127]
  4. Legion of Super-Heroes/Tales of the LSH [116]
  5. Superman [101]
  6. New Teen Titans/Tales of the Teen Titans [93]
  7. X-Factor [89]
  8. Daredevil [82]
  9. Avengers [79]
  10. The Watchmen [73]
FAVORITE CHARACTER
  1. Batman [680]
  2. Wolverine [287]
  3. Superman [178]
  4. Rorschach (Watchmen) [136]
  5. Spider-Man [122]
  6. Swamp Thing [96]
  7. 'Mazing Man [49]
  8. Daredevil [46]
  9. Cerebus [44]
  10. Groo [44]
FAVORITE INKER
  1. Terry Austin [724]
  2. Karl Kesel [348]
  3. Klaus Janson [231]
  4. Dick Giordano [188]
  5. Tom Palmer [94]
  6. Jerry Ordway [90]
  7. John Totleben [84]
  8. Mike DeCarlo [66]
  9. Bruce D. Patterson [66]
  10. Romeo Tanghal [65]
FAVORITE PENCILLER
  1. John Byrne [647]
  2. George Perez [510]
  3. Arthur Adams [246]
  4. Frank Miller [244]
  5. Bill Sienkiewicz [114]
  6. Steve Rude [112]
  7. David Mazzuchelli [85]
  8. Dave Gibbons [67]
  9. Todd McFarlane [60]
  10. Alan Davis [59]
FAVORITE DIRECT-SALES ONLY TITLE (Phil Seuling Award)
  1. Watchmen [272]
  2. New Teen Titans [238]
  3. Infinity Inc. [183]
  4. Power Pack [159]
  5. Batman: the Dark Knight [151]
  6. Legion of Super-Heroes [149]
  7. Cerebus [92]
  8. Nexus [85]
  9. Vigilante [71]
  10. Mage [62]
FAVORITE PUBLICATION ABOUT COMICS
  1. Amazing Heroes [1022]
  2. Comics Journal [245]
  3. Marvel Age [243]
  4. Comics Feature [224]
  5. Comics Interview [100]
  6. Comic Book Price Guide [79]
  7. Four Color Magazine [61]
  8. Comics Collector [43]
  9. DC Releases [30]
FAVORITE EDITOR
  1. Denny O'Neil [389]
  2. Mark Gruenwald [296]
  3. Karen Berger [253]
  4. Marv Wolfman [217]
  5. Ann Nocenti [210]
  6. Mike Gold [164]
  7. Jim Shooter [163]
  8. Andy Helfer [151]
  9. Dick Giordano [131]
  10. Roy Thomas [113]

3 comments:

  1. Nice seeing Steve Lightle show up on that "favorite cover artist" list. Wonder whatever happened to that guy? He was ahead of his time with photo-realistic renderings.

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  2. have your Nominees from 1982 to 1987?

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  3. Hey Afal, sorry I don't have that information.

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