The 2012 Joe Shuster Awards, honoring the best in Canadian comics, were handed out on Saturday, September 15th at the Montreal Comic-Con. Jason Rockman and Catherine Smith-Desbiens handed out the awards–check the link for jury comments on the winners.


Outstanding Comic Book Cover Artist / Dessinateur de couverture de bande dessinée exceptionnel

Francois Lapierre
Chroniques Sauvages
(Glenat Quebec)

The Gene Day Award for Self-Publishers / Le Prix Gene Day de l’auto-édition
Ghost Rabbit – Dakota McFadzean

The Dragon Award – Comics for Kids / Le Prix Dragon – Bande dessinée jeunesse

Ariane et Nicolas Tome 6: Les Toiles Mysterieuses
Paul Roux

(Les 400 Coups)

Outstanding Web Comics Creator / Créateur de bande dessinée web exceptionnel

Emily Carroll
Comics 2011

Outstanding Comic Book Writer / Scénariste de bande dessinée exceptionnel

Kurtis J. Wiebe
Green Wake 1-8
The Intrepids 1-6
(Image Comics)
Logan’s Lost Lesson“/Marvel Holiday Special 2011
(Marvel Comics)

Outstanding Comic Book Artist / Dessinateur de bande dessinée exceptionnel
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 Comics)

Outstanding Comic Book Cartoonist / Auteur de bande dessinée exceptionnel

Ramón K Pérez
Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand
(Archaia Press)
The Harry Kremer Award for Outstanding Comic Book Retailer / Le Prix Harry Kremer du libraire de bandes dessinées exceptionnel

Silver Snail (Toronto, ON)