Jamie Coville was at it again and has provided us with audio and photos of this year’s ceremony, which was held at the Fan Expo in Toronto.
Joe Shuster Awards 2013 (August 24) – 23 Photos
Full 2013 Joe Shuster Awards Ceremony. (59:52, 54.8mb)
Presented at the Ontario Art Museum – Jackson Hall, The awards were hosted by Ty Templeton and Rob Salem.
The awards start off with a video of Stan Lee who goofed up the year, congratulating a 2007 Joe Shuster Awards.
In order of presentation:
Presented by Kevin Boyd, Outstanding Cover Artist: Mike Del Mundo for A+X #2B, Amazing Spider-Man #678-679, 683B, Incredible Hulk #4B, Ka by Cirque de Soleil #1, Marvel Zombies Destroy! #1-5, Max Payne 3 #3, New Avengers #24B, Scarlet Spider #1B, 4B, Uncanny X-Men #17, Untold Tales of Punisher Max #5, Venom #16-17, 20, 22B, Wolverine #314-317, X-Men Legacy #1-2 (Marvel)
Presented by Anthony Falcone & Scott VanderPloeg, Harry Kremer Award for Canadian Comic Book Retailer: Heroes in London, Ontario
Inducted by Robert Pincombe into the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame: Vernon Miller (1912-1974)
Presented by Andrew Walsh, Outstanding Web Comic Creator: Michael DeForge: Ant Comic
The Gene Day Award, presented by Rachel Richey: The Pig Sleep: A Mr. Monitor Case by Cory McCallum and Matthew Daley
Inducted by Hope Nicholson and Rachel Richey into the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame: Murray Karn (1924-)
The Dragon Award (Comics for Kids), presented by Amy Chop and Jennifer Haines: Cat’s Cradle Volume 1: The Golden Twine (Kids Can Press): Jo Rioux
Presented by Anthony Del Col, Outstanding Writer: Fanny Britt: Jane, le renard & moi (La Pastèque)/Jane, The Fox and Me (Groundwood Books)
Inducted by Ken Steacy into the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame: Arn Saba (Katherine Collins) (1947-)
Presented by Ty Templeton and Rob Salem, Outstanding Artist: Isabelle Arsenault: Jane, le renard & moi (La Pastèque)/Jane, The Fox and Me (Groundwood Books)
Also presented by Ty Templeton and Rob Salem, Outstanding Cartoonists: Jeff Lemire: Sweet Tooth #29-40 (DC Comics), The Underwater Welder (Top Shelf)
Details about the awards can be found JoeShusterAwards.com
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