Live(ish) from the Panels Cave, deep in the heart of the hollowed-out mountain, it’s the 2014 Panels Awards! With your hosts Richard Gray, David McVay and David Longo. This is Behind the Panels. Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 123, the comic book show that’s giving out awards.
In this issue, we pick our favourite books of 2014 from Australia and around the world. If you don’t hear your favourite book mentioned, it’s ok. It just means you’re wrong. THEN we list our favourite events, films and television shows from what we’ve been reading and watching. ALSO we look ahead to shiny hats of 2015 and the geek delights it holds aloft on it hoverboard back. PLUS the Cover Story Cover Artist Award, the Legends of 2014, some very special surprise guests, and our Kick Ass Pick of the Year. This is Behind the Panels.
Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay, and Dave Longo (Special Guests: Nicola Scott and emcee Amy Barker)
We list our favourites in the following categories (Full list of nominations can be found here):
- Favourite New or Limited Series 2014
- Limited Series
- New Series (Mainstream)
- New Series (Indie)
- Favourite Continuing Series That’s Not Saga 2014*
- Favourite Australian Series 2014 – Introduced by Special Guest Nicola Scott (Earth-2, Birds of Prey)
- Favourite Event of the Year
- Favourite Original Graphic Novel
- Favourite Comic Book Movie & Favourite Comic Book TV Series – Introduced by Special Guest Amy Barker (Podcast Pillowfort)
- People Who have Left Us
- Special Awards
- Cover Story Best Cover Artist of the Year
- Legend of the Year
- Deadset Legend of the Year (Australian)
- Kick-Ass Pick of the Year
- Audience Awards
- What We’re Most Excited About in 2015
Next Issue (124): Marvel’s Civil War (Returning 11 January 2015)
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Music used in this episode includes Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” and “Can You Dig It?” from the Iron Man 3 soundtrack.