The winners were announced Saturday in Toronto for the sixth annual Joe Shuster Awards, which recognize the achievements of Canadian comics creators. The awards are named in honor of Toronto-born artist Joe Shuster, co-creator Superman.
The winners are:
Artist: Stuart Immonen — Ultimate Spider-Man #130-133, New Avengers #55-60, Fantastic Four #569 (Marvel), The CBLDF Presents Liberty Comics #2 – “Trampoline Hall” (Image Comics)
Cartoonist: Michel Rabagliati – Paul, tome 06: Paul à Québec (La Pastèque)
Colorist: Nathan Fairbairn – Amazing Spider-Man #605, Dark Reign: The List – X-Men #1, Dark X-Men: The Confession #1 (Cover), Guardians of the Galaxy #16, 18-19, House of M: Masters of Evil #1, Marvel Mystery Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1, Nation X #1, Realm of Kings: Imperial Guard #1-2, Timestorm 2009-2099: Spider-Man, War of Kings: Warriors #2, Wolverine #72, Wolverine: Origins #32, Wolverine: Weapon X #6-8, X-Factor #39-50, 200 (Variant) (Cover), X-Factor #45, X-Men: Kingbreaker #2-4, X-Men Origins: Gambit #1 (Marvel Comics), Stephen Colbert’s Tek Jansen #4-5 (Oni Press)
Writer: Maryse Dubuc – Les nombrils, tome 04: Duels de belles (Dupuis)
Cover: Darwyn Cooke – Richard Stark’s Parker: The Hunter (IDW)
Webcomics: Karl Kerschl — The Abominable Charles Christopher
Publisher: La Pastèque
The Harry Kremer Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer: The Beguiling
The Gene Day Award for Self-Publishing: Ethan Rilly — Pope Hats No. 1
Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame: Richard Comely, Dave Darrigo, George Freeman, Serge Gaboury, Deni Loubert and Jean-Claude St. Aubin
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