Official Press Release
Dave Sim (Cerebus), winner of the Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Achievement Award in 2005 (for 2004) and inductee into the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame in 2006 has generously donated this original painted artwork to the Joe Shuster Awards for fundraising in 2007.
Artwork has been signed – “Dave Sim 2007 – Joe Shuster Awards”
About the “Frost Giant’s Wedgie”
It’s the World’s Shortest Cerebus story, entitled “The Frost Giant’s Wedgie” – a parody of Robert E. Howard’s “The Frost Giant’s Daughter.” Cerebus is going for a walk across Boreala with this big battle axe and… suddenly… The Frost Giants give him a wedgie.
Released as a signed and numbered print and sold in limited quantities at 2006 convention appearances. Print #1 was sold in late 2006 on eBay to benefit the Joe Shuster Awards.
Now the original has been made available for sale on eBay. Auction ends on Monday, May 21, 2007.
Details: Pen and ink and watercolour on 11½” x 17½” Bainbridge 172 illustration board. Image area is 10″ x 15″.
NOT A PRINT. IN PERFECT CONDITION. SUITABLE FOR FRAMING.
All profit earned from the sale of this item goes to the CANADIAN COMIC BOOK CREATOR AWARDS ASSOCIATION to help put on the annual JOE SHUSTER AWARDS.
The 2007 Awards will be held on Saturday June 9 in conjunction with the PARADISE TORONTO COMICON at the Holiday Inn on King, 370 King Street West, Toronto.
The CCBCAA is a not-for-profit organization and relies on sponsorship and fund-raising activities to cover costs.