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2014: Another Year of Made in Pittsburgh

 

 

The results are in, and, for a second year in a row, graphic novels, comics – and, this year, books as well – made right here in Pittsburgh, PA top the lists!

 

**MiP** = Made in Pittsburgh

 

GRAPHIC NOVELS

 

1. Hip Hop Family Tree, Volume 2 by Ed Piskor **(MiP)**

2. Street Angel by Jim Rugg **(MiP)**

3. This One Summer by Jillian & Mariko Tamaki

4. Megahex by Simon Hanselmann

5. Copra: Round One by Michel Fiffe

6. I Saw Him by Nate McDonough **(MiP)**

7. Sugar Skull by Charles Burns

8. Syllabus by Lynda Barry

9. Here by Richard McGuire

10. How To Be Happy by Eleanor Davis (tie)

11. It Never Happened Again by Sam Alden (tie)

 

 

COMICS

 

 

1. Morgan by Frank Santoro **(MiP)**

2. Abyssal Yawn by Bill Wehmann and Ed Steck **(MiP)**

3. Final Frontier by Tom Scioli **(MiP)**

4. Lose #6 by Michael DeForge

5. Cosplay #1 by Dash Shaw

6. Retrofit Comics #21:  Wicked Chicken Queen by Sam Alden

7. Nightworld #1 by Paola Leandri & Adam McGovern

8. Copra #13 by Michel Fiffe

9. Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #1 by Tom Scioli **(MiP)**

10. You Can Did It #1 By Nils Balls & Mike Carretta **(MiP)**

 

BOOKS

 

 

 

1. The Garden by Ed Steck **(MiP)**

2. Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Tom Sweterlitsch **(MiP)**

3. The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

4. You Can’t Win by Jack Black (new edition)

5. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki by Haruki Murakami (tie)

5. The Secret Life of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore (tie)

 

 

COMICS ANTHOLOGIES

 

1. Study Group #3D edited by Zach Soto

2. Mould Map #3 edited by Hugh Frost and Leon Sandler

3. Maple Key Comics #1 **(1/2 MiP^)** edited by Joyana McDiarmid

4. Andromeda Quarterly #6 **(MiP)** edited by Andy Scott

5. SubCultures edited by Whit Taylor

 

^Technically, this particular anthology was put together in White River Junction, Vermont, but now that the Maple Key Comics Cooperative has relocated to Pittsburgh, PA, we felt it deserved a semi-MiP appellation. 

 

 

And, in these last two categories, there was really no competition, as each dominated their respective category:

 

 

COMICS NEWSZINE

 

1. Comics Workbook Magazine **(MiP)**

 

 

HOLIDAY GIFT BOOK

 

1. What Nerve!  edited by Dan Nadel