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