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
On Saturday, September 20th at Back Space Toronto we announced the winners of the 2014 Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creators.
Announced on Friday night, the annual Will Eisner Comic Book Industry Awards featured a few Canadian creator winners. Congratulations all! Best Continuing Series Saga, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Image) Best New Series Sex Criminals, by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky (Image) Best Publication for Kids (ages 8-12) The Adventures of Superhero Girl,… Read More Congratulations to Canadian Eisner Winners 2014 Edition
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
While we have finalized some categories, some of the selection committees have asked for an extension, so we will announce all of the 2014 nominees the week of June 1. You may have noticed I’ve cut back on the announcements of upcoming conventions — it’s getting to the point where there are so many events… Read More JSA noms coming week of June 1, happenings, TCAF, Doug Wright Awards…
Prix Réal-Fillion Auteur québécois, scénariste ou dessinateur, s’étant le plus illustré avec son premier album professionnel. Fabien Dreuil, Xavier Hardy, Simon Leclerc et Anouk Pérusse-Bell, pour Nevada t. 1 (Glénat Québec) Grand prix de la ville de Québec Meilleur album de langue française publié au Québec. Les deuxièmes (Pow Pow), de Zviane Prix Albéric-Bourgeois Meilleur… Read More Winners of the 2014 Bedeis Causa
La cérémonie de remise de prix, qui est l’occasion de rassembler de nombreux acteurs du 9e art québécois et de souligner la vitalité actuelle du milieu, se déroulera cette année encore à l’Observatoire de la Capitale, le vendredi 11 avril, à 17 h. LES FINALISTES Prix Réal-Fillion Auteur québécois, scénariste ou dessinateur, s’étant le plus… Read More Bédéis Causa – Finaliste 2014
The 41st Angoulême Comics Festival (Jan. 30-Feb 2, 2014) has announced the nominees for it’s prestigious book prizes. Among them are a few familiar books for North American audiences, including some by Canadians* (highlighted in red). Namely SAGA with art by Fiona Staples, and that amazing book JANE, LE RENARD ET MOI by Fanny Britt… Read More Books by Arsenault, Britt and Staples among official selections at Angoulême 2014
The Canada Council for the Arts has announced the winners of the annual Governor-General’s Awards and the award to Children’s fiction (French language) has gone to ISABELLE ARSENAULT, illustrator of the critically acclaimed and award-winning book Jane, le renard et moi (or Jane, The Fox & Me in English). This is her 3rd Governor-General’s Award… Read More Isabelle Arsenault wins Governor-General’s Award for Children’s Fiction (French)
The Ignatz Award, named for the character in the classic comic strip Krazy Kat by George Herriman, is the festival prize of the Small Press Expo, that since 1997 has recognized outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. The ballot is created by a panel of five cartoonists and is voted on by the attendees of… Read More Canadians clean up at the 2013 Ignatz Awards
On Saturday, September 7, the winners of the 26th annual Harvey Awards were announced at the Baltimore Comic Con. Chief among the standouts was Image’s Saga – who won awards for Best Colorer, Best New Series, Best Continuing Series, Best Writer, Best Artist, and Best Single Issue for Saga #1. KaBoom!’s Adventure Time took home… Read More Canadian creators Staples, North and Cooke take home 2013 Harvey Awards
The winners of last night’s 2013 Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards included some Canadian creators: BEST SINGLE ISSUE – Becky Cloonan, The Mire BEST CONTINUING SERIES – Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples BEST NEW SERIES – Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples BEST PUBLICATION FOR KIDS – Adventure Time by… Read More Congratulations to Canadian Eisner Winners
The Harvey Awards are presented in September at the Baltimore Comic Con. Today they released their nominees for 2013 (for material released in 2012) and as usual, we’ll highlight the Canadian connections. Congratulations to everyone nominated, regardless of where they live or their nationality. Represented DARWYN COOKE (Graphic Album) BRANDON GRAHAM (Graphic Album reprinted) JELL… Read More Harvey Awards – 2013 nominations announced
I was at the Doug Wright Awards ceremony tonight in Toronto. Scott Thompson was an entertaining and engaging host, and David Collier nearly stole the show! Congratulations to all of the nominees and especially to the winners. The big winner of the night is Conundrum Press, who published two of the winning books. Especially glad… Read More Doug Wright Award winners 2013