It took a lot longer than we would have liked but here are your 2021 winners for works published in 2020. 2020 itself was a challenging time as the world insulated itself to limit the spread of the global pandemics. Canadian comic creators, publishers and retailers were all impacted by mandated store closures and a… Read More Joe Shuster Award Winners 2021 (for 2020)
September 8, 2020 — The Canadian Comic Book Awards Association is proud to present the nominees for the 16th Annual Joe Shuster Awards and related honours for work published in 2019.… Read More Nominations for the 2020 Joe Shuster Awards
The 15th Annual Joe Shuster Awards are being held this Saturday, September 14th at 7pm and should run for about an 60-90 minutes and will be followed by an afterparty. This is a casual, laid back affair, and the awards will be hosted by myself (Awards Director and Co-Founder Kevin A. Boyd) with Jenn and… Read More 2019 Ceremony Details – This Saturday, Sept. 14th.
July 10, 2019 — As we celebrate the 105th anniversary of the birth of Joe Shuster today, the CCBCAA is proud to announce the first batch of nominees for the Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards and the nominees for the Gene Day Awards. Canada has a rich tradition of supporting our national arts… Read More 2019 Joe Shuster Awards (Part 1) and Gene Day Award Nominations
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
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.
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.
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
Earlier this week news broke of plans to return Canada’s longest running self-published, creator-owned comic book character back to print in new stories. Sim’s Cerebus, which ran for 300 issues from 1977 until 2004 is an tremendous achievement, one for which the cartoonist has been inducted into the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame.… Read More Dave Sim revisits Cerebus… in Hell?
A special message from Chapterhouse Comics: CANADA IS CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF CANADIAN COMICS AND WE NEED TO RECOGNIZE IT. It took the Second World War, an Act of Parliament, and a bunch of out-of-work artists to kick start a Canadian comic book industry that in 2016 is marking its 75th year. Toronto Publisher, Chapterhouse Comics… Read More Canadian Comics celebrate 75th Anniversary in 2016
Ceremony will be held in a theatre at the London Convention Centre. The Joe Shuster Awards are brought to you care of our platinum sponsor: Happy Harbor Comics of Edmonton, AB. 3PM Start Ceremony order: Opening remarks The T.M. Maple Awards brought to you by All New Comics – Michael Hirsh and Patrick Loubert presented… Read More Joe Shuster Awards Presentation Schedule – 3PM, October 18, 2015 at the Forest City Comic Con in London, ON
The 2015 Joe Shuster Award Nominees / Les nominés pour le prix Joe Shuster 2015 BROUGHT TO YOU BY HAPPY HARBOR COMICSJune 15, 2015 – 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… Read More The 2015 Joe Shuster Award Nominees / Les nominés pour le prix Joe Shuster 2015
On Saturday, September 20th at Back Space Toronto we announced the winners of the 2014 Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creators.
On the weekend of August 28-31, we will be presenting the 10th Annual Joe Shuster Awards for Canadian Comic Book Creators and three new inductees will join the ranks of the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame, and they are: CY BELL (1904-197?) Cyril Vaughn Bell was born in Peterborough on October 5, 1904.… Read More Announcing your Hall of Fame Inductees for 2014: Bell, Good & Templeton
Those two Kickstarters we mentioned in July are now live, and both are performing exceptionally well for early into their campaigns. Both end at the end of August. LEO BACHLE’S JOHNNY CANUCK (Johnny Canuck Kickstarter art by Francis Manapul) JON STABLES’ BROK WINDSOR(Brok Windsor Kickstarter art by Scott Chantler)
Last fall, the Kickstarter for restoring and reprinting Nelvana of the Northern Lights, Adrian Dingle’s Inuit goddess and superheroine from the Golden Age of Canadian Comics, was an astounding financial and cultural success. As one commentator said to me “the Nelvana revival was a zeitgeist moment” that was not only interesting historically and culturally, but… Read More Johnny Canuck and Brok Windsor archival collections on their way, following successful Nelvana Kickstarter
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
Hello, I thought I would throw some more details your way, regarding Owen McCarron, Marvel’s “Puzzlemaster”. Starting as an Advertising Director at the Halifax Herald, Owen transitioned to War and Romance at Charlton Comics. From there, his friend, Marvel Editor Stan Lee, hired him to craft character-oriented puzzles in comics, books and newspapers. These included… Read More Mark McCarron on Owen McCarron