Shuster Comic Awards happen Saturday

Local dorks, you certainly have your work cut out for you. The Joe Shuster Comic Book Awards, TO Jam Arcade and the Hobbystar Fan Appreciation show are all happening this weekend!

If you’re a comic dork then you’ll definitely want to check out the sixth annual Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards on June 5th. The awards recognize outstanding achievement in comic book creation, among the categories awarded are: Best Artists/Art Team, Best Writer, Best Colourist, Best Cartoonist, Best Cover Art by a Canadian Artist, Best Publisher, Best Web Comic Creator and Best Writer.  In addition, many of the nominated creators will be in attendance.

The evening will be hosted by local dork extraordinaire Jonathan Llyr, with the assistance of our very own Sarrah Young. Dork Shelf co-founder Jeff Brown, who also helped select the nominees, will be presenting the award for Publisher of the Year.

The Joe Shuster’s are Saturday, June 5th at Innis Town Hall (2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto, ON). Admission is free.


For info check out the Joe Shuster event page on Facebook and for a full list of the nominees see the Official Joe Shuster Comic Awards Site.

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