In Spring 2005 the first annual Joe Shuster Awards for Canadian Comic Book Creators was held at the Paradise Comics Toronto Comicon and a lot of great books and talent have been honoured over the decade since then. As 2013 draws to a close, please join us as we present an overview of 9 years… Read More Happy New Year! 2014 marks 10 years of the Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards
Great Graphic Novels for Teens is a list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18, prepared yearly by the Young Adult Library Services Association (USA). 2011 Great Graphic Novels for Teens Nominations
For immediate release: Scott Pilgrim Reaches New Level of Epicness There are now over one million copies of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim series in print, and that’s only counting the North American Oni Press edition. The series has also achieved international success being translated into thirteen different languages worldwide with more to come! “A… Read More 1,000,000 Scott Pilgrims
At the pretty much Canadian-free Baltimore show this last weekend, the Harvey awards were handed out and two Canadians won awards: DARWYN COOKE and BRYAN LEE O’MALLEY each took home a Harvey for their 2009 publications. BEST CARTOONIST — Darwyn Cooke, “RICHARD STARK’S PARKER: THE HUNTER”, IDW SPECIAL AWARD FOR HUMOR IN COMICS — Bryan… Read More Cooke and O’Malley win Harveys.
June 5th was Hobbystar’s Toronto ComiCON event at the convention centre followed by the presentation of the Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards.
Ty Templeton is a Canadian creator that needs no introduction… yet here he is getting one! Ty has been a force in comics for almost three decades. He’s also a comic book guru instructing the next generation of comics creators on how to look at what the medium has to offer. On June 5th, Ty… Read More 2010 Outstanding Cartoonist – Michel Rabagliati
Robin Fisher participated in both the Story and Art juries this year, and she returned later in the evening to present the Outstanding Writer Award. Robin Fisher has been living, eating, sleeping and breathing comics for the past 10 years. She’s worked in comic book stores, she’s written for The Comics Journal, she’s attended comic… Read More 2010 Outstanding Writer – Maryse Dubuc