2023 Ringo Awards

The 2023 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards winners were revealed in a ceremony during Baltimore Comic-Con on September 10.

The Ringo Awards are picked by a vote of the comic book industry creative community — anyone involved in and credited with creating comics professionally.

Best Cartoonist (Writer/Artist)

  • Kate Beaton

Best Writer

  • Ed Brubaker

Best Artist or Penciller

  • Evan “Doc” Shaner

Best Inker

  • Klaus Janson

Best Letterer [Tie]

  • Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou
  • Stan Sakai

Best Colorist

  • Jordie Bellaire

Best Cover Artist

  • Greg Smallwood

Best Series

  • Something is Killing the Children, BOOM! Studios

Best Single Issue or Story

  • Jonna and the Unpossible Monsters, Oni Press

Best Original Graphic Novel

  • It’s Lonely at the Centre of the Earth, Image Comics

Best Anthology

  • Young Men in Love, A Wave Blue World

Best Humor Comic

  • The Illustrated Al: The Songs of “Weird Al” Yankovic, Z2 Comics

Best Webcomic

  • Lore Olympus, WEBTOON

Best Humor Webcomic

  • Evil Inc., evil-inc.com

Best Non-fiction Comic Work

  • Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands, Drawn & Quarterly

Best Kids Comic or Graphic Novel

  • Jonna and the Unpossible Monsters, Oni Press

Best Presentation in Design

  • Richard Stark’s Parker: The Martini Edition—Last Call, IDW Publishing

The Fan-Only Favorites voted by the public, the Ringo Lifetime Achievement Award, the Spirit Award, and the Dick Giordano Humanitarian Award were also presented at the Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards ceremony as part of The Baltimore Comic-Con.

Fan Favorites

  • Favorite Hero: Sam Young from Let’s Play (Rocketship Entertainment)
  • Favorite Villain: Adam from The Guy Upstairs (WEBTOONS)
  • Favorite New Series: Nevermore (WEBTOON)
  • Favorite New Talent: Ellie Wright
  • Favorite Publisher: Dark Horse

Mike Wieringo Spirit Award

  • World’s Finest, DC Comics

Dick Giordano Humanitarian of the Year Award

  • Al Milgrom

Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Chris Claremont

One thought on “2023 Ringo Awards

  1. I hadn’t heard of “Evil Inc” but if that’s the best the awards could find maybe they should stick to print.

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