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Best Of 2010: Best Limited Series or One-Shot

Jordamus Prime 12/31/2010 Features, Reviews
Here at Comic Booked, we take our comics very seriously! 2010 has been an awesome year to be a comic book fan, but there has been so much going on that it’s hard to actually keep up with it all! That’s why we’re here to present you with our Best of 2010 Awards! Our writers selected what they considered to be the best releases of 2010 as Nominees, and after weeks of careful consideration and deliberation we’ve brought you our choices for the best of everything to do with comics that’s happened in the past year!
Here we have the Nominees for Best Limited-Series or One-Shot of 2010-
 
Jordamus Prime Nominates- The Larfleeze Christmas Special
Every so often, a comic book comes along that blows away all of your expectations. This past year, the best example of such a book was The Larfleeze Christmas Special. What started off as a joke became what was easily one of the best reads of the entire year. Geoff Johns continues to prove himself as one of the best writers the industry has to offer every time he releases something new, and even at the tail end of the year he continues to impress. This book stars everyone’s favorite Orange Lantern, Larfleeze, as he learns the true meaning of the holiday after seemingly being skipped over by Santa Claus on Christmas morning. The adventure starts on the first page and it’s  non-stop fun all throughout.
Larfleeze

Larfleeze

Colin Bell Nominates- Beasts of Burden/Hellboy: Sacrifice
Beasts of Burden/Hellboy: Sacrifice continued Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson’s streak of simultaneously breaking my heart and freaking me out real good, as the pets of Burden Hill continued to defend their town from supernatural threats, but this time with the added bonus of Hellboy.  If we had a best collected edition category, Beasts of Burden: Animal Rites would be walking away with my vote as well.  Honorable mention goes to Kieron Gillen’s World War Hulks: Spider-Man Vs Thor, which was more entertaining than any inventory-filling tie-in book had any right to be.
Hellboy and The Beasts of Burden Hill

Hellboy and The Beasts of Burden Hill

Andy Kirby Nominates- Shadowland: After the Fall
A relative newcomer to Marvel, finishing up this year’s co-writing with Diggle on Daredevil, Antony Johnston’s After the Fall sums up the previous era while setting the new stage for Hell’s Kitchen and the Man without Fear.
Shadowland: After The Fall

Shadowland: After The Fall

Nicole Sixx Nominates- Boba and Jango Fett: Blood Ties
Without a doubt in my mind I can give this title fully and utterly over to Blood Ties: Jango and Boba Fett. As already well-mentioned in my full review of this four issue arc this piece is truly perfect. Perfect in art, perfect in literature, and perfect in Star Wars. Also, Boba Fett takes down a rancor.
Jango Fett

Jango Fett

Skott of Fables Nominates- The Thanos Imperative
This was a bitter sweet event. Since Annihilation, Marvel‘s Cosmic books have been flying high and were very impressive. For a few years things kept getting bigger to the point where another Universe was invading out. Thanos got involved and the enemies had weapons that dwarfed Galactus and the Celestials. This story contained everything that made Marvel’s Cosmics unique and had an ending that left me satisfied as well as a bit sad to see certain characters go.
Thanos

Thanos

And the winner, for Best Limited-Series or One-Shot of 2010 is…
The Larfleeze Christmas Special!
The Larfleeze Christmas Special: Winner, Best Limited Series or One Shot Of 2010

The Larfleeze Christmas Special: Winner, Best Limited Series or One Shot Of 2010

Congratulations to Geoff Johns, Brett Booth and DC Comics for bringing forth such a unique and special one shot! Larfleeze has grown a huge fan base over his few years in existence, even going as far as to be our Comic Booked Character of the Month for the month of December 2010! If you haven’t picked up your copy yet, make sure to hit your local comic shop as soon as possible to get one; this book is literally flying off of shelves!
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Hailing from Northeast Philadelphia, Jordan DesJardins is what many would call a "Geek". An avid collector of both comic books and action figures, Jordan can often be seen at comic conventions or scouring the city for the latest Transformers to hit the shelves.

  1. Andy Kirby 01/01/2011 at 6:28 am

    Glad to see a few Marvel properties up for it this year.

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