A roundup of end-of-the-year (and decade) pieces

• Writing for National Public Radio, author Glen Weldon makes another run at 2009 with a list of the graphic novels that "grabbed" him. Among them are Marian Churchland's Beast, Fred Chao's Johnny Hiro and Susumu Katsumata's Red Snow.

• Tom Spurgeon talks with critic Grant Goggans about 2000 AD as one of the comics emblematic of the past decade.

• Heidi MacDonald continues her annual year-end survey of comics professionals.

•Reviewers at AICN name the best, and worst, comics of the decade.

• Marc-Oliver Frisch his rundown of the best comics of 2009.

• Don MacPherson announces the creator categories in the 2009 Glass Eye Awards.

• At iFanboy, Mike Romo selects the best artists of 2009, including David Lafuente, Rob Guillory and J.H. Williams III.

• Writing for The Faster Times, Ryan Joe names his 10 favorite comics of the decade, including Gene Luen Yang's American Born Chinese and Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely's We3.

• At the Forbidden Planet International blog, cartoonist Martin Eden chats about the best comics of 2009.

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