The 2017 Joe Shuster Award Nominations / Les nominés pour le prix Joe Shuster 2017

July 10, 2017 – Canada has a rich tradition of supporting our national arts communities with awards that recognize the achievements of our citizens in books, music, stage, television and film – the JOE SHUSTER AWARD is Canada’s national award that honours and raises the awareness of Canadians that create, self-publish and sell comics books,… Read More The 2017 Joe Shuster Award Nominations / Les nominés pour le prix Joe Shuster 2017

Pre-nomination day update

JULY 10 NOMINATIONS will be announced for ARTIST CARTOONIST COVER ARTIST WEBCOMIC CREATOR / CREATIVE TEAM WRITER GENE DAY AWARD HARRY KREMER AWARD DRAGON PRIZE JULY 30 Announcement of the: HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES TM MAPLE RECIPIENT(S) VENUE LOCATION CEREMONY DATE

Some notes about the process.

The CCBCAA (Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards Association) maintains a database of Canadian creators and review distributor catalogues and publisher websites for identifying eligible releases as well as use online resources for checking publication dates. We also work with retailers across the country who provide information and feedback. For the categories of Writer, Artist, Cartoonist,… Read More Some notes about the process.

The Winners of the 2016 Joe Shuster Awards

On Sunday, November 6 at the Forest City Comic Con in London, ON, the Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards Association announced the winners of the 12th Annual Joe Shuster Awards and they are: Writer / Scénariste Jeff Lemire Justice League United  (DC Comics) Descender, Plutona (Image), All-New Hawkeye, Extraordinary X-Men (Marvel Comics), Book of Death:… Read More The Winners of the 2016 Joe Shuster Awards

The 2016 Joe Shuster Award Nominations / Les nominés pour le prix Joe Shuster 2016

BROUGHT TO YOU BY HAPPY HARBOR COMICS Comic books, like Jazz, are a North American invention that has been embraced all over the globe — and from the Platinum Age to the present day, Canadian artists, writers and cartoonists have been shaping them along the way. Canada’s national comic book award, the Joe Shuster Awards,… Read More The 2016 Joe Shuster Award Nominations / Les nominés pour le prix Joe Shuster 2016

August’s Vancouver Comic & Entertainment Expo cancelled

Yesterday Brasco Entertainment, who also put on the Red Deer (Alberta) Comic & Entertainment Expo announced the following: It is with great regret that we must inform you that the 2016 Vancouver Comic & Entertianment Expo, Aug 5-7 will not be going forward. If you have any questions, please contact us at: info@brascoexhibitions.com There has… Read More August’s Vancouver Comic & Entertainment Expo cancelled

Alter Ego: Comics and Canadian Identity Exhibition May 12-Sept 14 2016

Alter Ego: Comics and Canadian Identity Alter Ego: Comics and Canadian Identity. The exhibition features reproductions of art by Canadian comic book artists such as Jeff Lemire, Bryan Lee O’Malley, Darwyn Cooke, and John Byrne. See some of your favourite superheroes from the Marvel and DC universes drawn by Canadians, along with some of Canada’s… Read More Alter Ego: Comics and Canadian Identity Exhibition May 12-Sept 14 2016