Late May update

Okay, so we’re nearing the end of the extension given for the Retailer, Webcomics, Comics for Kids, and Gene Day Awards and if all goes as planned we’ll be announcing the nominations next week. I would like to thank the many folks who have contacted me about being involved in the awards this year, I’ll… Read More Late May update

More on Fundraising

So thanks to the few people who donated money to the awards, we appreciate your support and we are always in need of more assistance if you haven’t considered donating already! We have been meeting and discussing plans going forward, as we do need to raise money in order to put on the 2014 awards,… Read More More on Fundraising

Director’s Remarks

The Joe Shuster Awards recognizing Canadian Comic Book Creators is going into its 10th Anniversary. It may well be its last. Year to year the awards struggle to get by. This is generally by relying on the kind donations from creators in the industry. We auction the pieces for key funding. We are quite thankful… Read More Director’s Remarks

Joe Shuster Awards Ceremony: 8:30 PM – Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario

July 5, 2013 – TORONTO, ON The Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards Association is pleased to announce the venue of the 2013 Joe Shuster Awards Ceremony. The 8 2013 awards and 3 Hall of Fame presentations will be presented on SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2013 at JACKMAN HALL at the Art Gallery of Ontario, starting at… Read More Joe Shuster Awards Ceremony: 8:30 PM – Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario

Canadian Comic Anthology TRUE PATRIOT needs your help!

Some amazing Canadian comic talent has assembled to create TRUE PATRIOT, an anthology of unmistakably Canadian content. Amongst the fellowship are: Adrian Alphona (Runaways), Andy B. (Kill Shakespeare), J. Bone (Super Friends), Jack Briglio (Scooby Doo), Scott Chantler (Two Generals), Tom Fowler (Hulk: Season One), Agnes Garbowska (Girl Comics), Faith Erin Hicks (Adventure Time), Tim Levins (Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes), Ramon Perez (A Tale of… Read More Canadian Comic Anthology TRUE PATRIOT needs your help!

Help Complete Dream Life Book 1

Salgood Sam’s Dream Life is one of my favorite webcomics, and he’s bringing it to print for the first time. His campaign is doing well, but he’s got some great exclusive rewards available, so I’d recommend checking it out to help hit some stretch goals.

Happenings: TONIGHT TCW Industry Night – Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand release party with Ramon Perez – January 18th (UPDATED)

A limited quantity of the book will be available for sale at tonight’s event, courtesy of Archaia Press. Industry Night with Ramon Perez: A TALE OF SAND launch party! Industry Night returns in 2012 with Ramon Perez and his hotly anticipated adaption of Jim Henson’s unfinished screenplay, A Tale of Sand. The TCW gallery will feature a… Read More Happenings: TONIGHT TCW Industry Night – Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand release party with Ramon Perez – January 18th (UPDATED)

Happy Holidays

Two more days before Christmas, have you finished all of your Christmas shopping yet? I haven’t! I started wrapping some things this morning, so hopefully I’ll finish up all of the many little pre-Christmas errands tonight after work or early tomorrow morning before I start driving all around the GTA to various family events. *… Read More Happy Holidays

Darwyn Cooke’s 12 Days of Christmas help the 2012 Joe Shuster Awards

I was really surprised and honoured to see that Darwyn devoted yesterday’s Day 8 of his 12 days of Christmas auctions to assist us with our fund-raising goals for 2012.The funds from the other amazing auctions he’s prepared go to benefit the Hero Initiative, a great charity that assists veteran comics creators in need of… Read More Darwyn Cooke’s 12 Days of Christmas help the 2012 Joe Shuster Awards

Darwyn Cooke news

Earlier in the month, Strange Adventures in Halifax held a special release party for Parker: The Martini Edition, even creating a unique Parker commemorative martini glass. Photos now online! Darwyn has started his annual 12 Days of Christmas auctions to benefit the Hero Initiative. Some amazing pieces and packages were sold last year, so expect… Read More Darwyn Cooke news

2012 Joe Shuster Awards – Saturday, September 15, 2012 in Montreal, QC

I’m happy to report on behalf of the Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards Organization that we have agreed in principle with the organizers of the Montreal Comic Con and will be presenting the 8th Annual Joe Shuster Awards in conjunction with that event on the evening of Saturday, September 15, 2012. In preparation for the ceremony,… Read More 2012 Joe Shuster Awards – Saturday, September 15, 2012 in Montreal, QC

Happenings: Sketches for Pledges 2011 – June 2 in Toronto

For Immediate Release: In it’s second year, Sketches for Pledges will feature a group of talented artists aiming to raise funds and awareness by sketching original artworks for SickKids hospital on behalf of Royal Bank of Canada. Attending artists: Marcus To                  DC Comics Vince Sunico             Spent Pencils Arnold Trinidad         Spent Pencils Paul Limgenco          Spent Pencils… Read More Happenings: Sketches for Pledges 2011 – June 2 in Toronto

13 Canadian comics creators join international effort for primates

13 Canadian creators have contributed to Panels for Primates, an online charity anthology that ends its run on June 1st. SO, WHAT THE HECK IS PANELS FOR PRIMATES? Panels for Primates is an ongoing, online charity anthology of primate comics that has been updating every Wednesday with new material at ACT-I-VATE (http://act-i-vate.com) since October of… Read More 13 Canadian comics creators join international effort for primates