New Executive Director’s Opening Remarks

I’m very honoured to be selected as the Executive Director for The Joe Shuster Awards. To me the position is all about collaboration with like minded individuals to promote and celebrate great Canadian talent working in the comic book industry. I’m very proud to contribute to the ongoing celebration of these great creative talents, as…

The new Executive Director

I’d like to take the time to officially welcome the new Executive Director – Mr. Tyrone Biljan. Tyrone was one of the four founders of these awards in 2004, but stepped away from 2007-2010 for personal reasons. I’ll be stepping back a bit as required and I will be resuming my original post of Associate…

JSA update and more on Lost Heroes documentary

So everything is well under way now here at JSA central. We’re once again aiming for a Free Comic Book Day (May 4th) deadline for our nominee announcements. I must say that it’s been an enthusiastic year for Canadian comics so far, as there’s been a lot going on recently – especially for things related…

2013 Doug Wright Award Nominees announced today

Rabagliati, DeForge, Collier, Rilly short-listed for 2013 Doug Wright Awards Renowned Quebec cartoonist Albert Chartier to be inducted into Hall of Fame Toronto, ON — The Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning are proud to announce their 2013 finalists. The nominees for the 9th annual awards include industry stalwarts (Michel Rabagliati, David Collier), past winners (Ethan Rilly, Michael…

Creators who had work published in 2012 – Eligible for the 2013 Awards (French Language)

Thanks Laurent Boutin, Patrick Marleau and in particular Eric Bouchard for putting this list togerther. Scénaristes Bérubé, Jocelyn (Alexis le trotteur) Bergeron, Alain (Capitaine Static 05) Boily, Luc (Gangs de rue 02) Britt, Fanny (Jane, le renard & moi) Chicoine, Nicole (Topinambus 01) Desharnais, Francis (Motel Galactic 02) Desjardins, India (La célibataire) Fournier, Pierre (Red…

Happenings: 26e FESTIVAL DE LA BD FRANCOPHONE DE QUÉBEC, 10-14 Avril 2013

26e FESTIVAL DE LA BD FRANCOPHONE DE QUÉBEC Rendez-vous annuel des passionnés du 9e art, le Festival de la bande dessinée francophone de Québec (FBDFQ) offrira cette année encore un événement haut en couleur, du 10 au 14 avril prochain, à l’occasion de sa 26e présentation. L’événement, qui se déroule dans divers lieux culturels de…

News from Koyama Press: TCAF, Distribution

Koyama Press is excited to announce that cartoonists MICHAEL DEFORGE, JULIE DELPORTE, VICTOR KERLOW, NATHAN BULMER, DUSTIN HARBIN, and JANE MAI will join us for the 10th edition of the Toronto Comics Arts Festival taking place May 11-12 at Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street. Koyama Press will also be joined by JULIA WERTZ for…