For those of you playing along at home:
• Comics Alliance selects the 10 best comics of 2009, including The Incredible Hercules, Incognito, Detective Comics and Asterios Polyp.
• At The Manga Critic, Katherine Dacey chooses the best manga of the year. Among them, Oishinbo, Gogo Monster and Children of the Sea.
• USA Today's Whitney Matheson continues her look at the Top 100 People of 2009. Part 3 include Jeff Lemire (No. 58) and Joss Whedon (No. 47).
• Comic Book Club takes a two-part (video) look at the best of the year.
• IGN.com lists the Top 100 comic-book covers of 2009.
• Dave Ferraro chooses his favorite covers of the year.