It’s probably no surprise that Asterios Polyp won PW Comics Week’s annual critic’s poll. Footnotes in Gaza came in second, and the rest of the list — more than 60 titles strong — is a pretty strong indication that if you were following graphic novels in ’09, you got a LOT of entertainment.

Kai Ming Cha’s Manga list is here.

As the organizer of this yearly fest, thanks to everyone who participated!