The Excelsior Award highlights the best graphic novels published each year across genre and style. The winners are decided by pupils at participating secondary schools across the UK.
Titans: Vol 1: The Return of Wally West, by Dan Abnett, Brett Booth et al.
Slam! Vol. 1, by Pamela Ribon & Veronica Fish
The Water Dragon's Bride Vol. 1, by Rei Tōma
Trent 1: The Dead Man, by Rodolphe, Léo & Marie-Paul Alluard, translated by Jerome Saincantin
Wonder Woman: Vol. 1: The Lies, by Greg Rucka, Liam Sharp & Laura Martin
Coady and the Creepies, by Liz Prince, Amanda Kirk & Hannah Fisher
Batman: Vol. 4: The War of Jokes and Riddles, by Tom King, Mikel Janín, June Chung & Clay Mann
Gamora: Memento Mori, by Nicole Perlman, Marco Checchetto & Andres Mossa