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Dresden Files Wins Graphic Novel of the Year at Dragon Con

Dragon Con was founded in 1987 as a multigenre convention that takes place annually over the Labor Day weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. One of the most anticipated events of the weekend was the award ceremony of the conventions Dragon Awards. The awards were established in 2016 as a fan-voted award in order to "recognize outstanding achievement in science fiction and fantasy literature, comics, gaming and filmed entertainment." 

This year's ceremony presented awards in 15 different categories, honoring titles that excelled in the science fiction and fantasy genre, including The Dresden Files: Dog Men (9781524105440, $24.99) for Best Comic Book and Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files: Wild Card (9781524100988, $24.99) for Best Graphic Novel. For a full list of winners, see below.

  • Best Science Fiction Novel
    Babylon’s Ashes, by James S.A. Corey

  • Best Fantasy Novel (Including Paranormal)
    Monster Hunter Memoirs: Grunge, by Larry Correia and John Ringo

  • Best Young Adult / Middle-Grade Novel
    The Hammer of Thor, by Rick Riordan

  • Best Military Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel
    Iron Dragoons, by Richard Fox

  • Best Alternate History Novel
    Fallout: The Hot War, by Harry Turtledove

  • Best Apocalyptic Novel
    Walkaway, by Cory Doctorow

  • Best Horror Novel
    The Changeling, by Victor LaValle

  • Best Comic Book
    The Dresden Files: Dog Men, by Jim Butcher, Mark Powers, Diego Galindo

  • Best Graphic Novel
    Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files: Wild Card, by Jim Butcher, Carlos Gomez

  • Best Science Fiction or Fantasy TV Series
    Stranger Things, by Netflix

  • Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Movie
    Wonder Woman directed, by Patty Jenkins

  • Best Science Fiction or Fantasy PC / Console Game
    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, by Nintendo

  • Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Mobile Game
    Pokemon GO, by Niantic

  • Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Board Game
    Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow’s Walk, by Avalon Hill

  • Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Miniatures / Collectible Card / Role-Playing Game
    Magic the Gathering: Eldritch Moon, by Wizards of the Coast