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2010 Lulu Award nominees announced

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Tweet Nominees for the 2010 Lulu Awards, recognizing “the people and projects that helped to open eyes and minds to the amazing comic and cartooning work by and/or about women” have been announced. Voting is open to the public at this link, with the voting deadline September 27th. The awards will be presented at the […]

Lulu Awards move to Long Beach, nominations open to public

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Friends of Lulu president Valerie D’Orazio announces that this years Friends of Lulu Awrds will have a new home — the Long Beach Comic Con. Nominations are open to the public, and can be made here — but hurry the deadline is August 23rd.

After nearly shutting down just a few weeks ago, Friends of Lulu has reemerged with an interim volunteer board. In addition, missing financial records have been recovered, and the organization is moving forward once again.

Friends of Lulu to end in September

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Tweet Valerie D’Orazio, the president of Friends of Lulu for the last three years, has announced on her blog that due to financial problems, personnel problems, and her own lack of will to keep it going almost single-handedly, the organization for women comics readers and creators will be forced to shut down in four weeks: […]

2010 Eisner Award nominations announced

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TweetThey’re here, led by ASTERIOS POLYP, Urasawa, Robert Crumb, and lots and lots of DC books, including BLACKEST NIGHT. A quick look suggests that most of the obvious high spots were hit, but a quick check suggests overall, a mostly middlebrow list this time out. Update: Actually now that we’ve read the whole thing, indie […]

Links

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BLOGS – Big Ten Awesomed By Comics Beaucoup Kevin Bully the Li’l Stuffed Bull Comics Curmudgeon Comics212 Dave Campbell Dick Hyacinth Fortress Of Fortitude I Love Rob Liefeld Invincible Super-Blog Jog Johnny Bacardi Living Between Wednesdays Marc-Oliver Frisch Metabunker Metrokitty Mike Sterling Mindless Ones Myriad Issues Neilalien Panels and Pixels Paul O’Brien Polite Dissent Post […]

2009 Friends of Lulu Award Winners

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Tweet The winners of the 2009 Friends of Lulu Awards have been announced. Nominees were chosen by a panel, while the finalists were voted for online. Due to the various logistical problems surrounding this year’s awards, there will be no awards ceremony, but individualized awards are being sent out to the winners. And the winners […]

2009 Friends of Lulu Nominations

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TweetThe nominations for the 2009 Friends of Lulu Awards, honoring the people, projects and characters who most promoted female participation in comics have just been announced. Voting details are here. Voting is open via email until October 19th, with winners being announced in November. Kim Yale Award for Best New Talent (must have first published […]

To Do: September 21 – 27

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TweetSPX! New York Anime Fest! Chuckfest! It’s a busy week, with lots of creators on tour, and some must-attend events, whatever part of the country you live in. Check it out: Tuesday, September 22 Fairfax, VA, 3 PM – Adam Besenyodi at Fall for the Book Festival Author Adam Besenyodi will discuss his new book […]

2009 Lulu Awards announcement

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TweetQuiet since their first time running at MoCCA last year, the Friends of Lulu Awards are back with a new format, new awards, and a new top-notch panel of judges. Looks like they are totally back on track: The Lulu Awards are given every year to the creators who have fostered the success of women […]

2009 Glyph Award nominees

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TweetHonoring the best in African-American comics (both as contributors and thematically), the nominees for this year’s Glyph Awards have been announced: Story of the Year Bayou, Jeremy Love, writer and artist Incognegro; Mat Johnson, writer, Warren Pleece, artist Justice League of America: The Second Coming; Dwayne McDuffie, writer, Ed Benes, artist Pilot Season: Genius, Marc […]

2008 Ignatz Award nominees

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TweetThe nominees for this year’s Ignatz Awards have just been announced and here they are — a very, very indie list, with few of the “big” indies from FBI or D&Q represented — but a great list nonetheless. Small Press Expo (SPX) 2008 will host the twelfth annual presentation of the Ignatz Awards on Saturday […]

Links of note

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Tweet§ Paul Levitz is back blogging at Newsarama, and as always many interetsing topics are touched upon, but perhaps this is of the most note for our interests: * E-mails, memos and call slips to catch up on: Random House reports opening hundreds of new accounts for DC graphic novels since taking on our book […]

MoCCA Memories, 1

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Tweet Just a quick round-up of this morning’s top MoCCA links — first of doubtless dozens and dozens. Our own blog post will have to wait until we’ve finished out official PWCW write-up. § The best event of the weekend, based on numerous reports was the Lynda Barry talk on Friday, which we’re totally bummed […]

2008 Friends of Lulu Award Winners

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TweetHere are your 2008 FoL awards winners, as announced last night at MoCCA at a ceremny MC’d by Emily Flake: Kim Yale Award: Martina Fugazzotto (senior designer, gURL.com); Woman of Distinction: Shelly Bond (group editor, Vertigo; editor, MINX line); Women Cartoonists Hall of Fame: Nell Brinkley (early 20th century cartoonist); Lulu of the Year: Marjane […]

MoCCA: hot hot hot

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TweetNews flash from MoCCA for today, Sunday’s show; MoCCA volunteers hope to have FANS for the 7th floor. With temperatures in New York City soaring to nearly 100 degrees, everyone was glowing at the first day of the MoCCA Art Festival. The crowd was large and enthusiastic, standing in line for Lynda Barry, Adrian Tomine, […]

Tonight!

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Tweet 2008 Lulu Awards! Taking place 8:30 – 10:00 p.m. at the Musuem of Comic and Cartoon Art (594 Broadway Suite 401, between Prince and Houston) More here