2017 is Canada’s Sesquicentennial

image019This year mark’s Canada’s 150th birthday, and while we haven’t yet established the dates and location for this year’s awards ceremony, it’s time to start the ball rolling on 2017.

GENE DAY AWARD

To be considered for this self-publishing award, please send one copy of your book (with the month and year of publication indicated somewhere on the comic or in an accompanying letter) to:

Gene Day Award c/o K. Boyd
484 Oriole Parkway, Unit 305
Toronto, ON
M5P 2H8

Please refer to the Gene Day section for additional rules and guidelines.

Deadline May 31, 2017.

CREATOR & COMICS FOR KIDS AWARDS

If your book was published and distributed in English or French in 2016 then you are already eligible for consideration. If you are concerned we may not know about your comics, please email kevin@joeshusterawards.com to ensure we are aware that you are Canadian and eligible for consideration.

RETAILER AWARD

Feel free to let us know about how great your local store is. Previous winners are not eligible to win the award again, so in some ways it is like a Hall of Fame for great Canadian comic shops.

HALL OF FAME & TM MAPLE

The recipients are decided by committee but please feel free to send us your recommendations.