Joe Shuster Awards: 2012 Winners

The Joe Shuster Awards took place in Montreal Saturday September 15th, during the Montreal Comiccon. Here’s the list of nominees with the winner in bold.

 

Artist

  • Chris Bachalo, Age of X: Alpha 1, Avengers 13, 15, Wolverine and the X-Men 1-3, X-Men 7-10 (Marvel Comics)
  • Marc Delafontaine, Les Nombrils T.5: Un Couple D’enfer (Delcourt)
  • Stuart Immonen, Fear Itself 1-7, “Queen, King, Off-Suit“/X-Men: To Serve and Protect 4 (Marvel Comics), “Say You’re Dead“/Outlaw Territory Vol.2 (Image)
  • Fred Jourdain, Le Dragon Bleu / The Blue Dragon (Éditions Alto/Ex Machina/House of Anansi Press)
  • Jeff Lemire,  Jonah Hex 69 (DC Comics), “A Coffin for Mrs. Bishell”/ Outlaw Territory Vol. 2 (Image)
  • Yanick Paquette & Nathan Fairbairn, Swamp Thing 1-3, Batman Incorporated 3, 5 (with Michel Lacombe) (DC Comics)
  • Cameron Stewart “Chapter 1: The School of Night“/Batman Incorporated: Leviathan Strikes! 1 (DC Comics), Suicide Girls 1-4 (IDW)

Cartoonist

  • Chester Brown, Paying For It: A Comic Strip Memoir About Being A John (D+Q)
  • Darwyn Cooke,  ”The Seventh“/Parker: The Martini Edition, “Betty Saves the Day“/Rocketeer Adventures 2 (IDW)
  • Guy Delisle,  Chroniques de Jerusalem (Delcourt)
  • Ray Fawkes,  One Soul, Possessions Book Two (Oni Press)
  • Francois Lapierre, Chroniques Sauvages (Glenat Quebec)
  • Jeff Lemire, Sweet Tooth 17-25 (DC/Vertigo)
  • Ramon Perez, Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand (Archaia Press)
  • Michel Rabagliati, Paul au Parc (La Pasteque)

Cover Artist

  • Kalman Andrasofszky,  X-23 5-19, X-Men: Earth’s Mutant Heroes 1 (Marvel Comics), Stan Lee’s Soldier Zero 6-10 (Boom!)
  • Kaare Andrews,  Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis 5, Ultimate Comics Hawkeye 1-4, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man 156, 1-5,  Ultimate Comics X-Men 1-5, Ultimate Comics Ultimates 1-5 (Marvel Comics)
  • Fred Jourdain,  Le Dragon Bleu / The Blue Dragon (Éditions Alto/Ex Machina/House of Anansi Press)
  • Francois Lapierre, Chroniques Sauvages (Glenat Quebec)
  • Jeff Lemire,  Jonah Hex 69 (DC Comics), Sweet Tooth 18-28 (DC/Vertigo)
  • Francis Manapul,  The Flash Vol.4 9-12, The Flash Vol. 5 1-4, Flashpoint: Grodd of War 1, Flashpoint: Kid Flash Lost 1-3, Green Lantern 4, Green Lantern Corps 62, Superboy 5, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents 5 (DC Comics) 7 Warriors (Boom!)
  • Yanick Paquette, Batman Incorporated 3-5, Knight and Squire 1-6, Swamp Thing 1-4  (DC Comics)

Webcomics Creator

  • Jayd Ait-Kaci,  The Fox Sister, Sfeer Theory
  • Emily Carroll,  Comics 2011 (Anu-Anulan and Yir’s Daughter, Dream Journal Mar 30th, Margot’s Room, The Prince and The Sea)
  • Tony Cliff,  Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant
  • Kate Craig, Heart of Ice
  • Iris and Zviane,  L’ostie d’chat – Leblog de Jasmin et Jean-Seb
  • Drazen Kozjan, The Happy Undertaker
  • Ty Templeton, Bun Toons

Writer

  • Anthony Del Col & Connor McCreery,  Kill Shakespeare 9-12 (IDW)
  • Francis Desharnais, Motel Galactic (Editions Pow Pow)
  • Maryse Dubuc & Marc Delafontaine, Les Nombrils T.5: Un Couple D’enfer (Dupuis)
  • Kathryn Immonen, Avengers: Origins – Thor 1, Captain America and the First Thirteen 1, Wolverine and Jubilee 1-4, “Queen, King, Off-Suit“/X-Men: To Serve and Protect 4 (Marvel Comics), “Say You’re Dead“/Outlaw Territory Vol.2 (Image)
  • Jeff Lemire, Animal Man 1-4, Flashpoint: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown 1-3, Frankenstein Agent of S.H.A.D.E. 1-4, Giant Size Atom 1, Superboy 3-11 (DC Comics), Sweet Tooth 26-28 (DC/Vertigo), “-“/Brilliant! Tragic! The Comic Book 1 (Art Brut)
  • Tristan Roulot,  Le Testament de Capitaine Crown T.1: Cinq Enfants du Putain, Goblins T.5: La Fleur au Canon, Psykoparis T.1 (Soleil)
  • Kurtis J. Wiebe, Green Wake 1-8, The Intrepids 1-6 (Image), “Logan‘s Lost Lesson“/Marvel Holiday Special 2011 (Marvel Comics)
  • Jim Zubkavich, Skull Kickers 5, 7-11 (Image)

The Dragon Award (Comics for Kids)

  • Ariane et Nicolas Tome 6: Les Toiles Mysterieuses,  Paul Roux (Les 400 Coups)
  • Big City Otto Vol.1, Bill Slavin (Kids Can Press)
  • Hyena in Petticoats: The Story of Suffragette Nellie McClung,  Willow Dawson (Puffin Books)
  • L’Agent Jean Tome 1: Le Cerveau de l’Apocalypse, Alex A. (Presses Aventure)
  • Lone Hawk: The Story of Air Ace Billy Bishop, John Lang (Puffin Books)
  • Luz Sees the Light,  Claudia Davila (Kids Can Press)
  • Silly Kingdom: Alengrimrickshaw’s 211th, Birthday Katie and Steven Shanahan (Self-Published)
  • Three Thieves Book 2: The Sign of the Black Rock, Scott Chantler (Kids Can Press)

Gene Day Award (Self-Publishers)

  • Silly Kingdom: Alengrimrickshaw’s 211th Birthday Katie and Steven Shanahan
  • Ghost Rabbit by Dakota McFadzean
  • Drupe Jeremy Bourgeois Raymonde
  • 21 Journeys Cloudscape Comics Collective,
  • Fifteen Months Colleen MacIsaac

Harry Kremer Award (Retailers)

  • Another Dimension (Calgary, AB)
  • The Comic Hunter (Moncton, NB)
  • Comic Readers (Regina, SK)
  • L’Imaginaire (Quebec City, QC)
  • Silver Snail (Toronto, ON)
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