Happenings: This Weekend #3 – The Doug Wright Awards Ceremony. May 11, 2013.

More stuff happening in Toronto this weekend — although this is a TCAF event (and I don’t plan on highlighting any of the other many TCAF events here on the site — I recommend you visit the OFFICIAL TCAF SITE and look under events for that list) we have always highlighted the TCAF Awards –… Read More Happenings: This Weekend #3 – The Doug Wright Awards Ceremony. May 11, 2013.

The Eisner Nominations – Canadian connections Highlighted

Canadians and Canadian publishers highlighted in Red. Note that Brandon Graham and Becky Cloonon are both Americans living in Canada, but are included on this list. For this year’s JSAs Graham now qualifies as a permanent resident (3 years in Canada). Best Short Story “A Birdsong Shatters the Still,” by Jeff Wilson and Ted May,… Read More The Eisner Nominations – Canadian connections Highlighted

Expozine Alternative Press Awards – 2013 Nominees and Winners

Sequential has covered this already but to recap: The Expozine Alternative Press Awards recognize the best publications that were on display at Expozine in the fall of 2012. The Awards Gala took place on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at Le Divan Orange. Montreal’s fantastic rappeuse Donzelle was the MC for the evening, which culminated in… Read More Expozine Alternative Press Awards – 2013 Nominees and Winners

2013 Doug Wright Award Nominees announced today

Rabagliati, DeForge, Collier, Rilly short-listed for 2013 Doug Wright Awards Renowned Quebec cartoonist Albert Chartier to be inducted into Hall of Fame Toronto, ON — The Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning are proud to announce their 2013 finalists. The nominees for the 9th annual awards include industry stalwarts (Michel Rabagliati, David Collier), past winners (Ethan Rilly, Michael… Read More 2013 Doug Wright Award Nominees announced today

LES FINALISTES DES 26e PRIX BÉDÉIS CAUSA / Nominees for the 26th Annual Prix Bédéis Causa

À quelques semaine du début du 26e Festival de la bande dessinée francophone de Québec (FBDFQ), qui se déroule du 10 au 14 avril prochain, les organisateurs ont dévoilé ce lundi les finalistes de ses prix Bédéis Causa 2013. Cherchant à récompenser ce qui se fait de mieux en matière de bande dessinée, particulièrement celle… Read More LES FINALISTES DES 26e PRIX BÉDÉIS CAUSA / Nominees for the 26th Annual Prix Bédéis Causa

Harvey Award results: Kate Beaton and Tale of Sand win big

On Saturday night in Baltimore last weekend, the Harvey Awards announced their 2012 winners. Canada’s own Kate Beaton won three awards, and Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand won two (interestingly enough without mentioning Ramon Perez’s contributions). Drawn & Quarterly was well represented as the publisher of Kate’s book, as well as winning best repackaged book… Read More Harvey Award results: Kate Beaton and Tale of Sand win big

Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards – 2012 Winners Announced.

SAN DIEGO – At-Con International (Comic-Con) last evening, the winners of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2012 were announced. The nominees were chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges and the winners were selected by a balloting process open to industry professionals. Canadians were well represented in many categories but the big winners in… Read More Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards – 2012 Winners Announced.

XERIC GRANTS and HARVEY AWARD NOMINATIONS announced this week.

The Xeric Foundation has announced the 17 recipients for the comic book self-publishing section. This is the final year for the Xeric grant. Some past recipients have included Jeff Lemire and Ethan Rilly. This year’s winners include some Canadians, specifically ELAINE M. WILL (the Gene Day-nominated cartoonist of Look Straight Ahead) and SHIH-MU DINO PAI… Read More XERIC GRANTS and HARVEY AWARD NOMINATIONS announced this week.

Congratulations to the 2012 Eisner Spirit of Retailing Finalists – 2 Canadian stores featured

Yesterday the finalists for the 2012 Spirit of Retailing Award were announced –  Canadian stores THE DRAGON (one of the sponsors of these awards) and HAPPY HARBOR (a Harry Kremer Retailer Award recipient) have made the finalists list. The list will be narrowed down further before the presentation ceremony, which takes place on the Friday… Read More Congratulations to the 2012 Eisner Spirit of Retailing Finalists – 2 Canadian stores featured

Reminder! Doug Wright Awards presentation tomorrow night in Toronto.

What: The 2012 Doug Wright Awards Where: Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall, 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario When: Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30) Admission: FREE! The Poster: Poster Design for the Awards was done by previous Doug Wright Award winner Michael DeForge. Copies of the poster will be available… Read More Reminder! Doug Wright Awards presentation tomorrow night in Toronto.