Established in 2004, The Joe Shuster Awards are Canada’s national award recognizing outstanding achievement in the creation of comic books, graphic novels and webcomics. The awards are named after pioneering Toronto-born artist Joe Shuster who, along with writer Jerry Siegel, created the iconic super-powered hero, Superman. The name is used with the approval of the… Read More The 2019 Joe Shuster Award Winners
The 15th Annual Joe Shuster Awards are being held this Saturday, September 14th at 7pm and should run for about an 60-90 minutes and will be followed by an afterparty. This is a casual, laid back affair, and the awards will be hosted by myself (Awards Director and Co-Founder Kevin A. Boyd) with Jenn and… Read More 2019 Ceremony Details – This Saturday, Sept. 14th.
Here are the remaining categories for 2019: Part One The Dragon Award (Comics for Kids) / Le Prix Dragon (Bandes Dessinées pour Enfants) This award recognizes the works which capture the attention and fascination of young readers, and help to create a passion for life-long reading. Works considered for this award are comic books and… Read More 2019 Joe Shuster Awards (Part 2) – Harry Kremer, Dragon Prize, Hall of Fame
July 10, 2019 — As we celebrate the 105th anniversary of the birth of Joe Shuster today, the CCBCAA is proud to announce the first batch of nominees for the Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards and the nominees for the Gene Day Awards. Canada has a rich tradition of supporting our national arts… Read More 2019 Joe Shuster Awards (Part 1) and Gene Day Award Nominations
It’s now March and we’re rolling along on the plans for the 2019 awards. The website was down for a short period of time (unbeknownst to me), but things are back up and running again. Yay! The winners will be announced in late summer/early fall. Time, date and location are TBA. Deadline for Gene Day… Read More 2019 Proceeding
December 20 —- It seems that this will be the last holiday season for two prominent Canadian comic book retailers: Vancouver’s Comicshop and Edmonton’s Happy Harbor Comics.. The COMICSHOP, in it’s 44th year, winner of the 2014 Harry Kremer Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer Award has had papers served and is in receivership, and may… Read More 2 Prominant Kremer Award Winning Canadian Retailers Closing
JACK TREMBLAY, Hall of Fame inductee in 2017 for his role in the creation of comics during Canada’s Golden Age, passed away on November 11, 2018 in Montreal. The CCBCAA would like to express our deepest condolences to his family and friends. Tremblay, born in 1926, was 92. STAN “the Man” LEE, the Maestro of… Read More The passing of two legends…