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June 4, 2014

Your 2014 Joe Shuster Award Nominees


The Joe Shuster Awards program has announced its 2014 nominees slate. Designed to honor work by Canadians -- citizens and permanent residents -- the awards has been around since 2004. I believe both the nominees and winners are juried, although I could be wrong about the nominees. Congratulations to all of them no matter how named. They are:



* Ed Brisson -- Sheltered, Comeback, Dia De La Muertos (Image), Secret Avengers (Marvel)
* Maryse Dubuc avec Marc Delafontaine -- Les Nombrils T.06: Un été trop mortel (Dupuis)
* Ray Fawkes -- Batgirl, Constantine, Justice League Dark, Legends of the Dark Knight, Trinity of Sin: Pandora, Young Romance (DC Comics), American Vampire Anthology, Time Warp (DC/Vertigo) Creepy (Dark Horse), Pathfinder: Goblins (Dynamite)
* Jeff Lemire -- Adventures of Superman, Animal Man, Constantine, Green Arrow, Justice League of America, Justice League Dark (DC Comics), Time Warp (DC/Vertigo)
* Ryan North -- Adventure Time, Midas Flesh (Boom!)
* Ami Vaillencourt -- Kissinger & nous T.01, Charlebois & l'Osstidgang (Glénat Québec)
* Kurtis Wiebe -- Rat Queens, Peter Panzerfaust, Dia De La Muertos (Image)



* Darwyn Cooke -- Richard Stark's Parker: Slayground (IDW)
* Ray Fawkes -- The Spectral Engine (McClelland & Stewart)
* Réal Godbout -- Amérique ou le disparu (La Pastèque)
* Jeff Lemire -- Trillium (DC/Vertigo)
* Francis Manapul -- The Flash (with Brian Buccelato, USA) (DC Comics)
* Joe Ollmann -- Science Fiction (Conundrum Press)
* Zviane -- les Deuxièmes (Pow Pow)



* Nick Bradshaw -- Wolverine and the X-Men (Marvel Comics)
* Delaf -- Les Nombrils 06: Un été trop mortel (Dupuis)
* Djief -- Le crépuscule des Dieux T.07: Grand hiver (Soleil)
* Jason Fabok -- Detective Comics (DC Comics)
* Stuart Immonen -- All-New X-Men, X-Men: Battle for the Atom (Marvel Comics)
* Julie Rocheleau -- Colère de Fantômas T.01: Les bois de justice (Dargaud)
* Fiona Staples -- Saga (Image)
* Chip Zdarsky -- Sex Criminals (Image)


Cover Artist/Dessinateur Couvertures

* Kalman Andrasofszky
* Nick Bradshaw
* Mike Del Mundo
* Djief
* Ken Lashley
* Julie Rocheleau
* Michael Walsh


Webcomics Creator/Créateur de Bandes Dessinées Web

* Attila Adorjany -- Metaphysical Neuroma
* Jayd Ait-Kaci (with Christina Strain) -- The Fox Sister
* Olivier Carpentier and Gautier Langevin - Far Out
* Emily Carroll -- The Three Snake Leaves, Grave of the Lizard Queen, Out of Skin
* Kadi Fedoruk -- Blindsprings
* Canaan Grall -- Max Overacts
* Dakota McFadzean -- The Dailies and Chilbleans
* Ty Templeton -- Bun Toons


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

* The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks (Dark Horse)
* L'Agent Jean tomes 4 et 5 by Alex A. (Presses Aventure)
* Bigfoot Boy Vol. 2 by J. Torres and Faith Erin Hicks (Kids Can Press)
* Couette tomes 2 et 3 by (Severin Gauthier) and Minikim (Dargaud)
* Guiby tome 1 by Sampar (Michel Quintin)
* Hocus Pocus Takes the Train by Sylvie Desrosiers and Remy Simard (Kids Can Press)
* Odd Duck by Cecil Castelucci and (Sara Varon) (First Second)
* Spera Vol. 2 by Josh Tierney and Kyla Vanderklugt (with various non-Canadian artists) (Archaia)


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

* Jordyn Bochon -- The Terrible Death of Finnegan Strappe: The Claw of the Earth #2
* Antonin Buisson -- garder le rythme
* Stephen Burger -- TALK!
* James Edward Clark -- Evil Issue 2
* Cloudscape Comics Collective -- Waterlogged: Tales from the Seventh Sea
* Steven Gilbert -- The Journal of the Main Street Secret Lodge
* Mike Myhre -- Barbaric Sword of Savagery
* Diana Tamblyn -- Gerald Bull and the Supergun Vol. 1


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

* Amazing Stories (Saskatoon, SK)
* Another Dimension (Calgary, AB)
* The Comic Hunter (Moncton, NB)
* Imaginaire (Quebec City, QC)
* Comic Readers (Regina, SK)
* The Comic Shop (Vancouver, BC)
* Paradise Comics (Toronto, ON)
* Conspiracy Comics (Burlington, ON)
* Timemasters (St. John's, NL)
* Stuff 2 Do Toys & Games (Iqaluit, NU)

Inductees into the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame were put off until July, at which point the Kremer award nominees list will go down to five. The awards has been around since 2004. The date and place of this year's ceremony/final designation has yet to be decided.
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