Are you crafting your masterpiece? Have you made yours already, and are looking for some money to get you through your next? You should probably apply for a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts. Here’s the program description from the site: The Grants for Professional Writers program covers subsistence, project and travel expenses.… Read More Making a Graphic Novel? Get a Grant!
As we have now completed our 8th year of producing the Joe Shuster Awards I would like to thank (their names were noted earlier this week on the site), the many people across the country and beyond who supported and assisted us in putting together the 2012 Joe Shuster Awards. I would also like to… Read More Director’s Remarks
SECTION A Outstanding Comic Book Cover Artist / Dessinateur de couverture de bande dessinée exceptionnel Outstanding Comic Book Writer / Scénariste de bande dessinée exceptionnel Outstanding Comic Book Artist / Dessinateur de bande dessinée exceptionnel Outstanding Comic Book Cartoonist / Auteur de bande dessinée exceptionnel Nominating Committee / Comité des Candidatures : Laurent Boutin (Montreal,… Read More 2012 Joe Shuster Awards – Credits / Les Prix Joe Shuster 2012 – Crédits
Montreal, QC – In a ceremony presided by JASON ROCKMAN and CATHERINE SMITH-DESBIENS at the MONTREAL COMIC-CON, the 8th Annual Joe Shuster Awards for Canadian Comic Book Creators and Retailers were presented to an enthusiastic crowd of nominees, friends and fans of the medium.
Jason Rockman Host/Animateur AMPED! With the Rockman CHOM 97.7 – Astral Radio Catherine Smith-Desbiens Astral Radio
On Saturday night in Baltimore last weekend, the Harvey Awards announced their 2012 winners. Canada’s own Kate Beaton won three awards, and Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand won two (interestingly enough without mentioning Ramon Perez’s contributions). Drawn & Quarterly was well represented as the publisher of Kate’s book, as well as winning best repackaged book… Read More Harvey Award results: Kate Beaton and Tale of Sand win big
Comic Book Resources was the first to break the news that Canadian cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks‘ comics strip and webcomic the Adventures of Superhero Girl will be collected into a nifty hardcover edition by Dark Horse Comics in February 2013 for $16.99US. The black and white series is to be coloured for publication by Cris… Read More Dark Horse to publish Adventures of Superhero Girl collection
Designer Tyrone Biljan is a big fan of the Expo ’67 posters, and hopes that Don Draper will be proud. Inspired by:
The Harry Kremer Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer /Le Prix de Harry Kremer pour Détaillant Exceptionnel Canadien de Bandes Dessinées Shops are recommended by the general public and a separate Retailer Award Committee reviews all materials received and select a store that has shown merit in a variety of categories (see details elsewhere… Read More The 2012 Harry Kremer Retailer Award Nominees / Les Nominés pour le 2012 Harry Kremer Prix des détaillants
Welcome back! Hope your summer was as eventful as ours was. We’re now a mere 11 days away from the presentation of the 8th annual Joe Shuster Awards and we’ll be posting some updates as we near the event. JURY DECISIONS The Art Jury (Artist, Cover Artist and Webcomics) have finished their selections, as have… Read More Back to school and work JSA update for Sept. 4