2018 Lynd Ward Prize winner 'My Favorite Thing is Monsters' by Emil Ferris

2018 Lynd Ward Prize winner 'My Favorite Thing is Monsters' by Emil Ferris

book cover with title text, author name, drawing of woman's purple face looking at reader, old mansion window and full moon in background

“My Favorite Thing is Monsters” by Emil Ferris, published by Fantagraphics Books, has won the 2018 Lynd Ward Prize for Graphic Novel of the Year. It is 'the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography ... a revelatory work of striking originality that has been lauded as the debut graphic novel of the year,' according to the publisher's website.

IMAGE: courtesy of Fantagraphics Books