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2010 Friends of Lulu Awards winners

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Presented last night at at the Long Beach Comic Con. Leah Adezio Award for Best Kid-Friendly Work: Diana Nock, The Intrepid Girlbot Best Female Character: Ramona Flowers, Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O’Malley Kim Yale Award for Most Talented Newcomer: Kathryn Immonen: “The Runaways” Lulu of the Year: Kate Beaton Woman of Distinction Award: Lauren […]

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.

2009 Lulu Awards announcement

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Quiet 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 […]

Friends of Lulu Awards — NOMINATE

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As mentioned here before, nominations for the 2008 Lulu Awards are open. Anyone can nominate. These are the categories: The Women Cartoonists Hall of Fame nominees must have published work, whether self-published, company-published, or Web-published. An individual cannot win more than once. Women of Distinction nominees must have worked in the comic industry in a […]

Friends of Lulu Awards move to MoCCA

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With the San Diego con news cycle increasingly taken over by mega movie marketing events it was perhaps inevitable that a few events would migrate to other venues — one such is now the Annual Friends of Lulu Awards, which are moving to MoCCA, as the following PR shows. Should be a fun party! Nominations […]

LA Times on Friends of Lulu Awards

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Sheigh Crabtree is there: Despite a grim convention room backdrop, Friends of Lulu organizers did what they could to personalize the scene. A cold lemonade dispenser and a bowl of cubed ice with tongs sat next to a covered table chock-a-block with frosted brownies, trays decorated with tiny purple flowers. The sweet nothings were a […]

SD07: Friends of Lulu Awards

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The Friends of Lulu Awards will be held on Thursday 7/26, at 8:30 at the SDCC. There is a $5 donation for admission. We suggest that everyone who has been bitching and moaning for the past few months about everything going on show up to support women who are getting things done — or have […]

Awards Time: Ain't I a woman?

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Apparently they are rioting in Canada over the fact that a man was nominated for the Kim Yale award.

If by rioting, you mean writing some articles for the internet. Von Allan , the man in question nominated for the previously all-female Kim Yale Award for Most Talented Newcomer, was interviewed by the CBC and this gave rise to a couple of pieces, noting what a groundbreaker he was being nominated for an award traditionally given to women cartoonists:

Friends of Lulu going away; Comics Are For Everyone showing up

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Over on her blog, Valerie D’Orazio announces that as of January she will no longer be running Friends of Lulu, the organization formed to promote women in comics. Instead she’ll be putting her efforts toward a new organization called “Comics are for Everyone.”

2010 Lulu Award nominees announced

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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 Long […]

Friends of Lulu to end in September

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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: If […]

2009 Friends of Lulu Award Winners

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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 are: […]

2009 Friends of Lulu Nominations

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The 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 […]

2008 Friends of Lulu Award Winners

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Here 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 […]

2008 Friend of Lulu Nominees

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The 2008 Friends of Lulu Award Nominations have just been announced. (Above image by Hope Larson.) Kim Yale Award: MARTINA FUGAZZOTTO (senior designer, gURL.com) KIKI JONES (gURL Comix artist) JULIA WERTZ (The Fart Party) Woman of Distinction: SHELLY BOND (group editor, Vertigo; editor, MINX line); CINDY FOURNIER (VP Operations, Diamond Comic Distributors); JANNA MORISHIMA (director, […]

Lulu Noms OPEN

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The Friends of Lulu Blog reports that nominations for the 2008 Friends of Lulu Awards are open and ANYONE can nominate: Lulu Awards: Nominations are open! You don’t have to be a member to nominate!You don’t have to be female to nominate!Heck, you don’t even have to like us to nominate!But you do need to […]