Cooke Sweeps The Shusters
The 2007 Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Creator Awards were handed out this weekend and, according to the JSA (get it?) website, here are the winners:
Fan Favourite – English: web comics creator Dan Kim (April & May & June, Penny Tibute, Kanami)
Fan Favourite – French: Michel Rabagliati (Paul a la Peche)
Favourite International (non-Canadian) comic book creator: Brian K. Vaughan (Runaways, Y the Last Man, Ex Machina, Pride of Baghdad, Doctor Strange: The Oath).
Outstanding Web Comics Creator: Dan Kim (April & May & June, Kanami, Penny Tribute)
Outstanding Writer: Darwyn Cooke (Superman Confidential)
The Outstanding Artist : Darwyn Cooke and J. Bone (Batman/The Spirit)
The Outstanding Cartoonist (writer/artist) award went to Darwyn Cooke (The Spirit)
Hall of Fame inductees were Albert Chartier, Jacques Hurtubise, Gerry Lazarre and Gene Day. Hurtubise and Lazarre were both on hand to accept their induction into the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame. The late Gene Day’s brother David Day was on hand to accept for his brother.