Dragon Con Media Relations

September, 1 – September, 5 Atlanta, GA
Written By: Samm Douglas - Sep• 02•18











Dan Carroll, Director, Media Relations

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Over 11,000 Voters Cast Ballots in the Third Annual Dragon Awards Recognizing

The Best in Books, Comics, Games and Filmed Entertainment

 Dragon Award 2018 winners (PDF Format) 

ATLANTA – September 2, 2018 – Dragon Con, the internationally known pop culture, sci fi, fantasy, and gaming convention, announced the winners of its 3rd annual Dragon Awards, a fan’s choice awards program to recognize the best in books, comics, games, and filmed entertainment.

More than 11,000 fans cast ballots for Dragon Award winners among 94 properties in 15 categories covering the full range of fiction, comics, television, movies, video gaming, and tabletop gaming.  Winners were announced on Sept. 2 at the 32nd annual Dragon Con in downtown Atlanta.

All fans – not just Dragon Con members or attendees – are invited to select the Dragon Award winners by voting on the annual Dragon Awards ballot.

Final voting was held via the dedicated Dragon Awards website, and the voting period ran from August 7 to August 31. The ballot was selected in an open nomination process in which fans nominated their favorite properties. The nomination period ran from early April until July 31. The best and most popular of the nominated properties were elevated to the ballot.

The Dragon Awards were introduced in 2016 as part of the 30th anniversary of Dragon to meet the need for a fan’s choice award.

And the winners are …

Best Science Fiction Novel

Artemis by Andy Weir


Best Fantasy Novel (Including Paranormal)

Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson


Best Young Adult / Middle Grade Novel

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi


Best Military Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel

A Call to Vengeance by David Weber, Timothy Zahn, and Thomas Pope


Best Alternate History Novel

Uncharted by Kevin J. Anderson and Sarah A. Hoyt


Best Media Tie-In Novel

Leia: Princess of Alderaan by Claudia Gray


Best Horror Novel

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King


Best Comic Book

Mighty Thor by Jason Aaron and James Harren, Marvel Comics


Best Graphic Novel

Brandon Sanderson’s White Sand Volume 1 by Brandon Sanderson, Rik Hoskin, and Julius M. Gopez, Dynamite Entertainment


Best Science Fiction or Fantasy TV Series

Game of Thrones, HBO


Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Movie

Black Panther directed by Ryan Coogler


Best Science Fiction or Fantasy PC / Console Game

Middle-earth: Shadow of War by Monolith Productions


Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Mobile Game

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery by Jam City


Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Board Game

Red Dragon Inn 6: Villains by Slugfest Games


Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Miniatures / Collectible Card / Role-Playing Game

Magic: The Gathering Unstable by Wizards of the Coast


About Dragon Con

Dragon Con is the internationally known pop culture convention held each Labor Day in Atlanta. Organized for fans, Dragon Con features more than about 3,500 hours of comics, film, television, costuming, art, music, and gaming over five days. For more information, please visit www.dragoncon.org and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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