The 2018 Joe Shuster Award Nominations / Les nominés pour le prix Joe Shuster 2018

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

2018! JSA Ceremony in Montreal in July. Info on submitting for the Gene Day Award.

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 2017 Joe Shuster Award Nominations / Les nominés pour le prix Joe Shuster 2017

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

Congratulations to Canadian Eisner Winners 2014 Edition

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

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

JSA noms coming week of June 1, happenings, TCAF, Doug Wright Awards…

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…

Winners of the 2014 Bedeis Causa

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

Books by Arsenault, Britt and Staples among official selections at Angoulême 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

Isabelle Arsenault wins Governor-General’s Award for Children’s Fiction (French)

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)

Canadian creators Staples, North and Cooke take home 2013 Harvey 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

Harvey Awards – 2013 nominations announced

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