2013 Joe Shuster Awards winner announced

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The winners of the 2013 Joe Shuster Awards, honoring the best in Canadian comics making past and present, were announced at his weekend’s Toronto Fan Expo. And they are:

Artist
Isabelle Arsenault: Jane, le renard & moi (La Pastèque)/Jane, The Fox and Me (Groundwood Books) (Above)

Cartoonist
Jeff Lemire: Sweet Tooth #29-40 (DC Comics), The Underwater Welder (Top Shelf)

Cover artist
Mike Del Mundo: A+X #2B, Amazing Spider-Man #678-679, 683B, Incredible Hulk #4B, Ka by Cirque de Soleil #1, Marvel Zombies Destroy! #1-5, Max Payne 3 #3, New Avengers #24B, Scarlet Spider #1B, 4B, Uncanny X-Men #17, Untold Tales of Punisher Max #5, Venom #16-17, 20, 22B, Wolverine #314-317, X-Men Legacy #1-2 (Marvel)


Writer
Fanny Britt: Jane, le renard & moi (La Pastèque)/Jane, The Fox and Me (Groundwood Books)

Webcomics creator
Michael DeForge: Ant Comic

The Dragon Award (Comics for Kids)
Cat’s Cradle Volume 1: The Golden Twine (Kids Can Press): Jo Rioux

Gene Day Award (Self-Publishers)
Cory McCallum, Matthew Daley: The Pig Sleep: A Mr. Monitor Case

Harry Kremer Award (Retailers)
Heroes in London, Ontario

Canadian Comic Book Creators Hall of Fame
Vernon Miller (1912-1974)
Murray Karn (1924-)
Arn Saba (Katherine Collins) (1947-)

Congrats to all the winners — yet another fine crop of cartoonists.

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