Congratulations to Francis Manapul and the other winners of the 2011 Inkwell Awards

With an exciting turnout in voting from April 1-30, The Inkwell Awards are now able to release for their fourth year the ballot results from the six categories targeting the exceptional 2010 work of ink artists. Scott Hanna took the winning slot for Favorite Inker this year for his work on Marvel titles Hulk and… Read More Congratulations to Francis Manapul and the other winners of the 2011 Inkwell Awards

Kazoo report

Guelph was the place to be on Saturday for anyone interested in independent comics, webcomics and zines. The Kazoo Fest Zine and Comic Expo saw more than forty creators (including Gene Day Noms Jason Bradshaw and Nick Maandag!) gather in the Norfolk United Church for this free event that drew a steady crowd out of… Read More Kazoo report

Winners of the 2011 Stumptown Comic Art Awards Announced

Congratulations to all of the winners! Lots of Canadians won awards, including MICHAEL DEFORGE, EMILY CARROLL and BRYAN LEE O’MALLEY: For Official Release – Sunday, April 17 The Stumptown Comic Art Awards 2011 were presented last night in Portland, OR. In a packed-room ceremony following a bustling first day at the Stumptown Comics Fest, host… Read More Winners of the 2011 Stumptown Comic Art Awards Announced

Winners of the prix Bédéis Causa 2011 announced

Prix Réal-Fillion Auteur québécois, scénariste ou dessinateur, s’étant le plus illustré avec son premier album professional • ÉMILIE VILLENEUVE ET JULIE ROCHELEAU, avec La fille invisible (Glénat Québec) Grand prix de la ville de Québec Meilleur album de langue française publié au Québec • APNÉE, de Zviane (Pow Pow) Prix Albéric-Bourgeois Meilleur album de langue… Read More Winners of the prix Bédéis Causa 2011 announced

A Look at the Canadians nominated for Eisner Awards in 2011

The Eisner nominations were announced yesterday and I thought I’d take a nationalistic look at how Canadians were represented beyond just highlighting their names in red. The big individual Canadian creator nominee of this year is IAN BOOTHBY, who is nominated three times this year: – Best Humor Publication for The Comic Book Guy: The… Read More A Look at the Canadians nominated for Eisner Awards in 2011

Promo 9e art dévoile les gagnants des 12e prix Bédélys

MONTRÉAL, le 7 avril  – Promo 9e art, organisme voué à la promotion de la bande dessinée au Québec, a annoncé aujourd’hui en compagnie de ses porte-parole Sylvie Lussier et Pierre Poirier, les gagnants des 12e Prix Bédélys, à l’occasion de leur gala annuel qui se tenait à l’auditorium de la Grande Bibliothèque. Bédélys d’or… Read More Promo 9e art dévoile les gagnants des 12e prix Bédélys

Congratulations to Canadians nominated for Stumptown Art Awards

2011 Stumptown Comic Arts Awards Nominees include Canadian Immonen, Carroll, O’Malley and DeForge! The Stumptown Comics Festival is proud to announce the final list of 2011 nominees for the Stumptown Comic Arts Awards as chosen by thei panel of judges. Winners will be announced at the Stumptown Comics Festival in Portland, Oregon on the weekend… Read More Congratulations to Canadians nominated for Stumptown Art Awards

Congratulations to Canadian creators nominated for the 2011 Eagle Awards

INTRODUCED in 1976, (England’s) the Eagle Comic Awards are the comic industry’s longest established awards, acknowledged as the pre-eminent international accolades.The Eagles have been featured on the covers of leading US and UK titles across the last 30 years, unique in that they reflect the people’s choice and comprise of two distinct stages. The Eagle… Read More Congratulations to Canadian creators nominated for the 2011 Eagle Awards

Abominable Charles Christopher wins 2 Webcomic List Awards

Announced today — in a webcomic — were the Webcomic List Awards. Congratulations to Karl Kerschl for his 2 award wins for the Abominable Charles Christopher: Best Black and White Webcomic and Best Long Form Webcomic UPDATE! Also, Romantically Apocalyptic by Canadian creator Vitaly Alexius was recognized as Best Non-Traditional Art in a Webcomic. This… Read More Abominable Charles Christopher wins 2 Webcomic List Awards