- Posted by Johanna on December 21, 2005 at 6:10 pm
- Category: LinkBlogging
It’s that time of year — the round-ups are starting. (Actually, given how early Publishers Weekly started, these guys seem to be running late in comparison. But it’s not a contest.)
Shawn Hoke takes a fresh approach in listing “365 Things I Enjoyed in Comics This Year”. Thanks, Shawn, for including both this website and me for “pissing off thin skinned creators”. Maybe I’ll do something a little worthier of being remembered next year.
Chris Tamarri (of Crisis/Boring Change) has set up the Comic Bloggers’ Poll (no longer available), which I’m surprised I haven’t seen more people mention. Given that we’re all by definition opinionated, I hope bloggers are participating. I like the way he’s kept things simple, with only six categories, and allowing a tiered vote, so you don’t have to pick only one. His guidelines remind me of some of the compromises we worked out for the Squiddies back when, except I like his addition of the rule that “if you worked on it, you can’t vote for it.”
And speaking of, Mark, I have no idea if anyone’s going to run the Squiddies this year. Both Carl and I have retired from that effort — in my case, because I left Usenet, it didn’t seem fair to continue working with their awards.