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Winners announced for eighth annual Joe Shuster Awards

The winners of the eighth annual Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creators Awards were announced over the weekend in conjunction with Montreal Comic Con. The awards are named in honor of Toronto-born artist Joe Shuster, co-creator Superman. The full list of nominees can be found here. The winners are:

Outstanding Comic Book Cover ArtistFrancois Lapierre, Chroniques Sauvages (Glenat Quebec)

The Gene Day Award for Self-PublishersGhost Rabbit, Dakota McFadzean

The Dragon Award – Comics for KidsAriane et Nicolas Tome 6: Les Toiles Mysterieuses, Paul Roux (Les 400 Coups)

Outstanding Web Comics CreatorEmily Carroll, Comics 2011

Outstanding Comic Book WriterKurtis J. Wiebe -- Green Wake #1-8, The Intrepids #1-6 (Image Comics); “Logan’s Lost Lesson“/Marvel Holiday Special 2011 (Marvel)

Outstanding Comic Book ArtistStuart Immonen -- Fear Itself #1-7, “Queen, King, Off-Suit“/X-Men: To Serve and Protect #4 (Marvel); “Say You’re Dead“/Outlaw Territory, Vol. 2 (Image Comics)

Outstanding Comic Book CartoonistRamón K Pérez, Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand (Archaia Press)

The Harry Kremer Award for Outstanding Comic Book RetailerSilver Snail (Toronto)

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