Update: Ceremony has been postponed, special panel at the Montreal Comic Con to take place on Saturday, July 7th at 5:30 pm to celebrate the nominees and the 2017 winners and inductees. Please note: Dragon Award for Comics for Kids nominees are still pending. They will be added to the nominees list when available. May… Read More The 2018 Joe Shuster Award Nominations / Les nominés pour le prix Joe Shuster 2018
Selection process is well underway and we are looking at announcing the nominees on Tuesday, May 29th. Here’s what we’re looking at as far as categories go: THE JOE SHUSTER AWARDS for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book: ARTIST / ARTIST TEAM WRITER CARTOONIST COVER ARTIST WEBCOMICS CREATOR/CREATIVE TEAM THE HARRY KREMER COMIC BOOK RETAILER RECOGNITION AWARD… Read More 2018 Awards Update
Here’s a list of what we have received to date. All were self-published in 2017. The list is still being updated. If you still want to submit your comic for consideration please visit here. Submissions are now closed as of today (5/13) – aside from one package at the post office which will be picked… Read More 2018 Gene Day Award books received so far… updated 5/13 + News
It’s March 4th and after a brief down period our website is back up and running and we’re full steam ahead on the planning for the 2018 Joe Shuster Comic Book Creator Awards. Plans are currently being made to present the awards this summer in July at the Montreal Comic Con, the organizers of which… Read More 2018! JSA Ceremony in Montreal in July. Info on submitting for the Gene Day Award.
Today, the people behind the Calgary and Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expos announced that the shows are joining the Fan Expo HQ family of shows that includes shows in Toronto, Regina, Vancouver, Dallas, Boston as well as the MegaCon brand shows in Orlando and Tampa Florida. The Calgary Expo has grown steadily since the mid-2000’s and… Read More Calgary and Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expos join forces with Fan Expo HQ
The winners were announced on the web in September 2017:
Ceremony date: The winners will be announced online and at a private industry gathering in Toronto on Friday, September 1, 2017. HALL OF FAME SELECTION COMPLETED I would like to thank the Hall of Fame committee for their work in selecting the inductees for 2017. The committee consisted of Walter Durajlija, Jennifer Haines, Ivan Kocmarek,… Read More 2017 Ceremony info, Hall of Fame, TM Maple.
Last night in San Diego, the annual Will Eisner Awards were presented and a number of Canadians took home or shared many of the top prizes. Big winner of the night was Fiona Staples, who continues to win accolades for the ongoing image Comics series Saga (artist, cover artist, best continuing series). Best Short Story… Read More Canadians win at the 2017 Eisners
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
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
A popular page on this site, which receives a minimum of 100 hits on even the quietest of days has had the links removed for the time being: CONVENTIONS ACROSS CANADA. The page had not been updated since summer 2016 and the CCBCAA is taking a step back because we aren’t regularly updating the page,… Read More Convention links disabled
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.
Many thanks to everyone that sent in a copy of their books for consideration by the committee for the Gene Day Award, which honours self-published books from the previous calendar year. We received a lot of books and we’ve divided them into 2 sections: those published in 2016 – these will be considered for this… Read More 2017 Gene Day Award submissions (for 2016 self-published comics)
The selection process is currently underway for the 2017 nominees, we are currently looking to announce the nominees on Joe Shuster’s Birthday – MONDAY, JULY 10. The ceremony, or at the very least the announcement, of the 2017 award winners will take place in Toronto, ON on Labour Day Weekend in September. We have also… Read More Joe Shuster Awards 2017
This 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… Read More 2017 is Canada’s Sesquicentennial
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
Happy to announce the venue for the 2016 awards ceremony: the Forest City Comicon in London, ON. This will be the 2nd year we have presented at this event.
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org There has… Read More August’s Vancouver Comic & Entertainment Expo cancelled