This year’s winner in the Joe Shuster Awards, honoring the best in  Canadian comics,  have just been announced. You can see the whole list with bios here, and a lot more information about the colorful panoply of Canadian Comics History but the winners are below:

 

Writer / Scénariste

JIM ZUB – AVENGERS 1.MU, SECRET EMPIRE UNITED 1, THUNDERBOLTS 7-12, UNCANNY AVENGERS 25-28, ZOMBIES ASSEMBLE 1-3, 0, ZOMBIES ASSEMBLE 2 1-2 (w/Yusako Komiyama) (MARVEL COMICS), GLITTERBOMB: THE FAME GAME 1-4, WAYWARD 21-25 (IMAGE COMICS), DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: FROST GIANT’S FURY 3-5 (IDW) FREELANCE 1-4 (w/Andrew Wheeler) (CHAPTERHOUSE)

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Cover Artist / Dessinateur Couvertures

DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN – Chapterhouse, Image Comics

Artist / Dessinateur

STUART IMMONEN – AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25-31, 789, MARVEL LEGACY 1 (MARVEL COMICS), EMPRESS 7 (ICON/MARVEL COMICS)

Cartoonist / Auteur

JEFF LEMIRE – ROUGHNECK (GALLERY 13), ROYAL CITY 1-8 (IMAGE COMICS)

Webcomics Creator / Créateur de Bandes Dessinées Web

MENAGE A 3 – GISELE LAGACE, DAVID LUMSDON (adult content)

Gene Day Award (Self-Publishers) / Prix Gene Day (Auto-éditeurs)

Single Creator/Creative Team:

MARIE AND THE WORRYWART – JENN WOODALL (C)

(C)=Cartoonist, (A)=Artist, (W)=Writer

Anthology Format:

MOONSHOT: THE INDIGENOUS COMICS COLLECTION VOL. 2 – EDITED BY HOPE NICHOLSON (AH COMICS)

Harry Kremer Award (Retailers) / Prix Harry Kremer (Détaillants)

GOTHAM CENTRAL – MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO

The Dragon Award (Comics for Kids) / Le Prix Dragon (Bandes Dessinées pour Enfants)

Another Castle (Oni Press) by Andrew Wheeler and Paulina Ganucheau

The T.M. Maple Award / Prix T.M. Maple

2018 Recipient: MARK ASKWITH (1956-)

Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame / Temple de la renommée Créateur Canadien de Bandes Dessinées

SID BARRON (1917-2006)
JACQUES GOLDSTYN aka BORIS (1958-)
DAVID BOSWELL (1953-)
TOM GRUMMETT (1959-)

2018 sponsors include:

The Dragon
All New Comics
The Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund (CLLDF)