The finalists for the 2011 Joe Shuster Awards, which recognize the best in Canadian comics, have been announced.
The list is (very) long, so click here to see a list of all the nominees.
Jeff Lemire is up for three awards (Outstanding Comic Book Cartoonist, Outstanding Comic Book Cover Artist, Outstanding Comic Book Writer) while other nominees include Scott Chantler (Comics for Kids, Outstanding Comic Book Cartoonist), Bryan Lee O’Malley (Outstanding Comic Book Cartoonist) and Kate Beaton (Outstanding Web Comics Creator).
Chester Brown and Todd McFarlane will also be inducted into the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame.
The winners will be announced June 18, 2011, in Calgary.
The Joe Shuster Awards were established in 2004; they are named after Joe Shuster (duh!), the Toronto-born co-creator of Superman.
Read more: http://arts.nationalpost.com/2011/02/01/jeff-lemire-leads-nominees-for-joe-shuster-awards/#ixzz1CigloJJf