2013 Horror Comics Awards Are Here!

by Rob Caprilozzi

The official and original Horror Comic Awards are back for 2013.  Our staff of horror comic experts selected their top picks of the year and now it’s time for YOU, the fans to vote for the best! 

Voting is open from December 18, 2013 – December 30, 2013.

The categories and nominees for 2013 are:

Best Ongoing Series

Hellboy in Hell



Rachel Rising


Hoax Hunters

The Walking Dead

Justice League Dark


Best Mini Series 2013

Lot 13

Locke & Key: Omega

Clive Barker’s Next Testament

The Last Zombie: Before The After

The Final Plague

B.P.R.D. 1948


Witch Doctor: Mal Practice


Writer of the Year 2013

Brandon Seifert (Hellraiser: The Dark Watch, Witch Doctor)

Steve Niles (Lot 13, Criminal Macabre)

Mike Mignola (Hellboy, Baltimore)

Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Revival)

Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead)

Jeff Lemire (Animal Man, Justice League Dark)

Terry Moore (Rachel Rising)

Mark Kidwell (’68)


Artist of the Year 2013

Ben Templesmith (Ten Grand)

Mikel Janin (Justice League Dark)

Jeff Zornow (’68)

Joelle Jones (Helheim)

Mike Huddleston (The Strain)

Sebastian Fiumara (Abe Sapien)

Mike Norton (Revival)

Mike Mignola (Hellboy)


Best OGN 2013

Aliens: Inhuman Condition

Dead Space Liberation

Halloween Legion Great Goblin Invasion

Flesh and Blood Volume 3

Blood Trail

Hellboy The Midnight Circus

Haunting Refrain

Fubar American History Z


Best One Shot 2013

Baltimore: The Widow and the Tank

Wild Rover and The Sacrifice

Mystery Society Special 2013

The Living Corpse Haunted

Classics Obliterated: Mars Attacks

’68 Hallowed Ground


Army of Darkness vs Reanimator


Best Anthology 2013

Tales of Fear


Creepy Comics

Bela Lugosi’s Tales from the Grave

Indie Comics Horror

End Times

Dia De Los Muertos

London Horror Comics


Cover of the Year 2013

Phantom Stranger #5

URSA Minor #5

Transfusion #3

Vampirella #29

’68 Hallowed Ground

Walking Dead #1 Variant Wizard World St. Louis

Rachel Rising #20

Revival #10


Best Scene 2013

Getting buried alive. Dia De Los Muertos #2

Vlad dies. Hack/Slash #25

Jungle Jim unleashed. ’68: Jungle Jim #1

Attacked by rats. The Final Plague #1

Jordan cuts off her eyelids. Revival #14

It’s raining people. Clive Barker’s Next Testament #1

An ocean of blood overtakes NYC. Alan Robert’s Killogy #4

The End of Bode’s Possession. Locke & Key. Alpha #1


Best Cross Over 2013

Criminal Macabre/30 Days of Night

Mars Attacks/Ghostbusters

AOD vs Reanimator 


Best Kill 2013

Man melts in car. To Hell You Ride #3

Monster curb-stomp. Screwed #5

Meredith Steele blows out a doctors brains.  Kiss Me Satan #2

Falling from a building. Ten Grand #2

Man dies due to blunt force trauma. Lot 13 #5

Wick rips a woman to shreds. Clive Barker’s Next Testament #3

Mo-Lock rips apart a vampire. Criminal Macabre/30 Days of Night #2

A werewolf gets his face blown off. Kiss Me Satan #1


Best Colorist 2013

Jay Fotos

Dave Stewart

Luis Antonio Delgado

Matthew Wilson

Jeromy Cox

Vladimir Popov

FCO Plascencia

Mark Englert


Best Letterer 2013

Troy Peteri

Travis Lanham

Neil Uyetake


Chris Fenoglio

Jared K. Fletcher

Clem Robins

Jason Arthur


Best Web Comic 2013

Dead Meat

Crossed: Wish You Were Here

False Positive

The Zombie Hunters


Weird Biker Tales

Elsie Hooper

Silk & Honey


Honorary Achievement

Richard Corben


The 2013 Horror Comic Awards will be determined by fan voting via the following link:


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