New for 2009: The “Comics for Kids” Award / Prix de “Bandes Dessinées pour Enfants”

As the members of the CCBCAA Executive have been talking and working with the community about ways in which to raise public awareness of Canadian comic book creators and their work, we’ve also been talking with teachers and librarians about how we can help them identify suitable works to promote to students and younger readers. For that… Read More New for 2009: The “Comics for Kids” Award / Prix de “Bandes Dessinées pour Enfants”

Upcoming appearances Jan.16 – Feb.15

Vancouver Comicon – January 18 Featuring: David Boswell, Camilla d’Errico, Stephanie Blakey, Ken Boesem, Kelly Everaert, Forg, Robin Thompson, Peter Beach, Jordyn Bochon, Tim Carpenter, Laura Eveleig, Beth Wagner. Phoenix Comicon – January 23-25 Features: Kaare Andrews, Todd McFarlane. Canadian actor Aaron Douglas (Battlestar Galactica) also appears. Winter Toronto ComiCon – February 1 Features: Francis… Read More Upcoming appearances Jan.16 – Feb.15

About us clarification

Elaborated upon information from the “About the CCBCAA” Page (see sidebar): Aside from our current sponsors, the CCBCAA has no organizational affiliations and no physical address. Postal submissions go to a post office box (see “Contact Us” page for details) in Toronto. The Joe Shuster Awards are not presented at any current conventions or festivals.… Read More About us clarification

UDON Entertainment seeking submissions for the Darkstalkers Tribute Artbook

After last summer’s highly successful release of the Street Fighter Tribute, UDON Entertainment is currently seeking submissions for their upcoming artbook, Darkstalkers Tribute, in celebration of the 15th Anniversary of Capcom’s Darkstalkers. From the About section of the website: About Darkstalkers Tribute: Darkstalkers is Capcom’s horror-infused fighting game, filled with strange creatures and mysterious temptresses,… Read More UDON Entertainment seeking submissions for the Darkstalkers Tribute Artbook

The Walrus: Two New Canadian Graphic Novels

Source: The Walrus Magazine – Sean Rogers, Four-Colour Words Blog Sean Rogers takes a look at two new graphic novel releases – Drop-In, by Dave Lapp, published by Toronto’s Conundrum Press, and Une piquante petite brunette, by Albert Chartier, published by Montreal’s Les 400 Coup. Thanks to Heidi McDonald at The Beat.

2009 Harry Kremer Comics Retailer Award – Nominations are now Open

Is there something special about your local comic shop?  Do they deserve recognition for the wonderful in-store experience they provide?  Do they go above and beyond, with a bright, well laid out, positive shopping experience?  Perhaps some of the community outreach they did in 2008 deserves special attention. Well, you can help them achieve that… Read More 2009 Harry Kremer Comics Retailer Award – Nominations are now Open

Eligible Creators and their 2008 publications (English Language) list is ready for review

CCBCAA member Jason Truong has released his list of eligible creators for works published in 2008. The list was compiled over the last six weeks using information provided from a number of different sources, such as Diamond Distributors and publishing websites. https://joeshusterawards.com/the-2008-eligible-creators-list-english-language-publications/ As always, we publish the lists here on the website so that people can… Read More Eligible Creators and their 2008 publications (English Language) list is ready for review

Welcome to 2009! JSA Timetable

January Release of the eligible 2008 creators and works lists. Nominating process begins for the Juried Awards and the Hall of Fame. Webcomics review process begins 2009 Visions of an Icon process begins Kremer Award subcommittee begins reviewing eligible stores. February Nominating process continues. Hall of Fame Committee selects 2009 Inductees. Webcomics review continues. Visions… Read More Welcome to 2009! JSA Timetable