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Friends of Lulu to end in September

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

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

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

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,; 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

The 2008 Friends of Lulu Award Nominations have just been announced. (Above image by Hope Larson.) Kim Yale Award: MARTINA FUGAZZOTTO (senior designer, 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

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 […]

NYCC: Friends of Lulu — #840

We have a great lineup planned for our shared space with MoCCA, at table #840! Friday 5-6pm Women In Comics panel room 1E07 Gail Simone, Heidi MacDonald, Karen Green, Jennifer Grünwald, Shelly Bond and Becky Cloonan will discuss the State of the industry from their perspective, plus insight into their exciting current projects, moderated by […]

SD07: Friends of Lulu (#832)

Just a reminder that the new FoL Anthology, THE GIRLS’ GUIDE TO GUYS’ STUFF will be on sale at the show. They are here, and they are BEAUTIFUL! Be sure to come see us at our booth, #832, at the San Diego Comic Con and meet some of the contributors to this great anthology! Remember […]

Friends of Lulu Award Noms

They’re up and ANYONE can vote! Women Cartoonists Hall of Fame Colleen Doran (Illustrator: The Book of Lost Souls, Marvel; Lucifer, DC/Vertigo) Lily Renee Phillips (Illustrator: The Lost World; Werewolf Hunters, Fiction House) Donna Barr (The Desert Peach; Stinz) Lulu of the Year Alison Bechdel (Fun Home; Dykes to Watch Out For) Abby Denson (Tough […]

Lulu Award Nominations and Voting Extended to Non-Members

This year’s Friends of Lulu Award voting process has been opened to the general public, and we urge everyone to vote. The deadline is May 7th, next Monday and we’ll try to profile a few potential nominees in the next few days. In an effort to reach out to and recognize an even greater sphere […]