Happy New Year! 2014 marks 10 years of the Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards

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

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7th Annual Joe Shuster Awards – June 18, 2011 at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2011 JOE SHUSTER AWARDS LES NOMINÉS AUX PRIX JOE SHUSTER 2011 Ceremony Date: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 – 6-8 PM Ceremony Hosts: AJAY FRY and TEDDY WILSON Ceremony Location: Boyce Theatre, BMO Round-Up Centre, Calgary, AB Host Event: THE CALGARY COMIC AND ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (June 17-19, 2011) How Do I/How Did I… Read More 7th Annual Joe Shuster Awards – June 18, 2011 at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo

40 Days left…

… and the four unique juries are all hard at work looking at all of the books and comics. It’s hard to believe that we are a mere 40 days and forty nights away from the presentation of the 7th annual Joe Shuster Awards for Canadian Comic Book Creators on Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at… Read More 40 Days left…

NomCom Selections (Note: this is NOT the final nominees list)

THE LIST OF 2011 NOMINEE FINALISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED FEBRUARY 1, 2011. Our Nominating Committees have been working since the fall, looking over the LONG lists of eligible creators and their comics that came out in 2010. Earlier in January, we received their selections for the categories of Artist, Cartoonist, Colourist, Cover Artist and Writer.… Read More NomCom Selections (Note: this is NOT the final nominees list)

Somehow it all just comes together in the end… JSA Update 1/16

* Originally posted on 1/14 – revised and updated 1/16 The English nominating committee has submitted their choices for the categories of Artist, Cartoonist, Colourist, Cover Artist & Writer. All entries have been received and tabulated and we have our nominees for 2011.  Our five member French nominating committee got started a little later this… Read More Somehow it all just comes together in the end… JSA Update 1/16

MTV Splash Page announces their selections for the Best of 2010

MTV Splash Page’s BEST OF 2010: Comic Books, Webcomics, And Graphic Novels The list includes a couple of entries by Canadians: BEST UNDER-THE-RADAR SERIES “Orc Stain” by James Stokoe (Image Comics) If you’re not reading writer and illustrator James Stokoe’s impossibly detailed fantasy epic “Orc Stain,” you’re missing out on one of the best monthly… Read More MTV Splash Page announces their selections for the Best of 2010

In Shops 12/22/2010: Reid Fleming: World’s Toughest Milkman Volume 1 HC

Reid Fleming: World’s Toughest Milkman Volume 1 HC Publisher: IDW Publishing (W/A/Cover) David Boswell David Boswell’s classic counterculture icon is collected here in an oversized hardcover format. This volume collects the first Reid Fleming comic and the mini-series, Rogues to Riches, as well as Heartbreak Comics. This is a classic series that has gained cult… Read More In Shops 12/22/2010: Reid Fleming: World’s Toughest Milkman Volume 1 HC

December 22nd, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

American Vampire #10 DC/Vertigo Colours by Dave McCaig. Batman Incorporated #2 DC Comics Artwork and Variant Cover by Yanick Paquette. Inks by Michel Lacombe. Colours by Nathan Fairbairn. Chaos War: Dead Avengers #2 Marvel Artwork and Cover by Tom Grummett. Dynamo 5 Holiday Special 2010 #1 Image Artwork by Marcio Takara. Haunt #12 Image Inks… Read More December 22nd, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

JSA Holiday Update

As we are nearing the end of 2010 (15 days – only two shipping weeks!) we have a lot to be thankful for, and not many more new releases left to anticipate! This has been another big year for the Canadian comics scene and we are really excited to see what our nominating committees will… Read More JSA Holiday Update

December 1st, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Adventure Comics #521 DC US$3.99 Back Story Written by Jeff Lemire. American Vampire #9 DC/Vertigo US$3.99 Colours by Dave McCaig. Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes #2 Marvel US$3.99 Colours by Jean-Francois Beaulieu. Preview at Comic Book Resources Brightest Day #15 DC US$2.99 Cover by David Finch. Brightest Day Vol. 1 Hardcover DC US$29.99 Cover by David… Read More December 1st, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators