Happy New Year!

Mere hours away from the arrival of a new decade, we here at the Awards Association would like to take some time today to wish everyone a safe and happy new year!

Toronto Cartoonists Workshop Update

If you’re still looking for that last minute gift for yourself or a fellow aspiring comics pro, consider our courses starting in February 2010. http://cartoonistsworkshop.wordpress.com/workshops/ We still have a few spots left in: Show Me A Story: Fundamentals of Storyboarding with Sam Agro Comic Book Inking: 4 Perspectives with J. Bone, Ramon Perez, Ty Templeton… Read More Toronto Cartoonists Workshop Update

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Post #550: Would you like to participate in the Nominating Process for 2010?

As the year is quickly coming to a close we are busy compiling the lists of eligible creators and works for publication on this website in January. We are also gathering together our Nominating Committee(s) – French and English – for the following categories: ARTIST WRITER CARTOONIST COVER ART COLOURIST In years past we have… Read More Post #550: Would you like to participate in the Nominating Process for 2010?

Canadians in the December Diamond Previews (shipping 02/10)

Beyond giving out our yearly awards, the CCBCAA’s mandate is to promote the work of Canadians in the industry, so here we go: Retailers must have their Diamond orders uploaded by 11:59pm, Tuesday, December 29. Prices in the Diamond catalogue are listed in US$. Every store has their own currency exchange policy, expect the price… Read More Canadians in the December Diamond Previews (shipping 02/10)

Something to do – Montreal: December 14, 7pm – 10pm – A Softer World book launch

A Softer World: Second Best Isn’t So Bad by Emily Horne and Joey Comeau. 244 pages, all-colour. For extras, there are a bunch of the original, super-crappy photocopied ASWs that Joey & Emily made at the all-night Kinkos in 2002 — with commentary! That section’s called Pretty Good for a First Try, you should get… Read More Something to do – Montreal: December 14, 7pm – 10pm – A Softer World book launch

December 16th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at jason@joeshusterawards.com Air #16 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Batman 80-Page Giant #1 DC US$5.99 Artwork by Marcus To. Black Panther #11 Marvel US$2.99 Artwork by Ken Lashley. Preview at Comic Book Resources Captain… Read More December 16th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Something to do – Winnipeg: December 15, 6pm – Neil Gaiman signing

Neil Gaiman will be in Winnipeg on December 15, 2009 for a signing at McNally Robinson. Location: McNally Robinson Booksellers, Polo Park Shopping Centre, 1485 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0W4, Canada Telephone: (204) 784-2523 Back in October, Gaiman held a contest to see which independent North American bookstore could hold the best party for… Read More Something to do – Winnipeg: December 15, 6pm – Neil Gaiman signing

Something to do – Toronto: December 12, 10am – 5pm

THE TORONTO SMALL PRESS BOOK FAIR AT THE GLADSTONE HOTEL, DECEMBER 12TH, 2009 Because the Toronto Reference Library is having construction work done this fall, we’re moving to the fabulous GLADSTONE HOTEL on Queen Street West for this season’s Toronto Small Press Book Fair. We’re really excited about the location, and we’re thrilled to announce… Read More Something to do – Toronto: December 12, 10am – 5pm