The 2006 FoL awards were presented in a ceremony at the Bristol Hotel this evening. The winners are:

WOMEN OF DISTINCTION AWARD:
(Honoring women in the comic book industry in non-creator roles [editors, publishers, retailers].)
Diana Shutz (Editor, Dark Horse)

WOMEN CARTOONISTS HALL OF FAME:
Roberta Gregory (Naughty Bits, Artistic Licentiousness)

LULU of the YEAR:
(Recognizing those whose work best exemplifies Friends of Lulu’s mission of promoting diversity in comics.)
SCHOLASTIC/GRAPHIX (Publisher: Babysitters Club, Queen Bee, Breaking Up)

KIM YALE AWARD for BEST NEW FEMALE TALENT:
Leigh Dragoon (www.bythewayside.net)

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Donnie Tracy of Gotham City Limits

1 COMMENT

  1. Cant believe Ronee Garcia Bougeious didnt win the woman of distinction award! After all she works for FOL and should have had the inside track. I guess self dealing and a reporting debacule isnt enough anymore.

  2. leigh you rock girl. i’m so freaken proud of you. hi fives all around and next time we are in the same country- i’ll totally buy you a cold organic fruit beverage.

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