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… Read More New Executive Director’s Opening Remarks
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… Read More The new Executive Director
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… Read More JSA update and more on Lost Heroes documentary
Ivan’s latest column at Comic Book Daily digs into just what WECA was and how it led to the first great age of Canadian comic books. Ivan wants us to start referring to the comics published during this time period as “WECA Comics” (or books), instead of the more traditional term “Canadian Whites”. “WECA” is… Read More Ivan Kocmarek on the War Exchange Conservation Act (WECA) and the 1st Age of Canadian Comics
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… Read More 2013 Doug Wright Award Nominees announced today
To be announced June 4th, 2013.
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… Read More Creators who had work published in 2012 – Eligible for the 2013 Awards (French Language)