Tag Joe Shuster Awards

The Original Dirty Plotte

One of the most common requests I receive from readers of Forgotten Silver is to write about minicomics from the 1980s more often. Last year, I wrote columns about the early works of Chester Brown and also covered the work…

Comic Legends and The End of an Era

Welcome back to the final part of my three-month-long look into the major Canadian publishers from the 1980s. Since December, I have covered (in broad strokes) the important contributions to the history of Canadian comics made by the largest Canadian…

Snore Comix

Before delving into this month’s topic, Snore Comix, I want to wish everyone (in Canada) a happy Thanksgiving! As we approach seven months of living in a world fundamentally altered by Covid-19, I am both fortunate and thankful to find…

Joe Shuster Awards 2016

The 12th Annual Joe Shuster Awards were presented November 6th at the Forest City Comic Con in London, ON. I’d like to thanks the Shuster Awards organizer Kevin Boyd and all the volunteers and members of the committees for their…

Forest City Con and Shusters 2015

The second edition of the Forest City Comic Con was held this past Sunday at the London Convention Centre. My day there began hosting an advertised panel with Patrick Loubert and Michael Hirsh. However, Patrick had apologetically written me midweek…

2013 Joe Shuster Award nominees announced

The nominees for the 2013 Joe Shuster Awards were announced late last night, and it’s quite a list. The nominees cover a wide variety of material and genres. Feel free to make your selections in the comments. The “separate retailer…

What makes a local comic shop great?

Scott and I have recently taken on the role of coordinators for the Harry Kremer Retailer Award (part of the Joe Shuster Awards) that is given each year to an outstanding comic book retailer. Past winners have included The Silver…

Comic Culture September 19th

Welcome back to a new season of the Comic Culture radio show. This week hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija discuss the Montreal Comic Con that just was, the Joe Shuster Awards that just were and the latest in comic book news that just is! The boys shine some light on a few new releases hitting comic book stands today and they open up the Comic Culture Mailbag to the questions people really need answers to. Go ahead and pour yourself that nice stiff drink then sit back, relax and enjoy the Comic Culture radio show.

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…

The Joe Shuster Wrap Party

This past Friday July 17th was the wrap-up party for the 7th annual Joe Shuster awards, which took place at the new location of the Toronto Cartoonist’s Workshop in downtown Toronto on 578 College Street. It was an intimate affair with…

Joeshuster awards held June 18, 2011

Joe Shuster Winners

The winners of the 7th Joe Shuster Annual Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards were announced June 18 at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. The awards highlight from coast to coast the Canadian comic book industry’s top talent and recognize…

Comic Culture February 9th

This week Comic Culture hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija discuss the Joe Shuster Awards nominees, the NHL Guardian Project, declining comic book sales, Captain America and lots more. Now just kick back, relax and enjoy the show. Comic Culture…