Cinders McLeod – writer, satirist, artist, doublebassist and creator of the Moneybunnies series, financial literary for kids – drew a cartoon in 1991 in response to the oft-asked question “why are there no women cartoonists?” 20 year later, in 2011,… Read More ›
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International Graphic Novel Conference to see launch of new Dementia-focused comic and Laydeez do Comics Manchester
Comics archivist and internationally-respected advocate of the form Paul Gravett is giving a Keynote Speech at the 2019 International Graphic Novel Conference at Manchester Metropolitan University in June. The Speech is just one of a number of pubic events that are part of a full day of public comic events that are part of the conference, including the launch of There’s No Bus Map for Dementia, a new mini-comic about dementia and a Your Life Stories as Comics workshop from members of Laydeez do Comics, as well as LDC’s first ever Manchester event.
Celebrating International Women’s Day, Panel Borders: Inking and Painting Women features guest presenter Myriad Editions publisher Corinne Pearlman introduce three talks about female comic creators, recorded at Laydeez Do Comics
Laydeez do Comics has announced the longlist for the 2019 Award for a graphic novel in progress by a female identifying UK-based creator. Authors were invited to submit a 12 page extract from the opening of a longer graphic work… Read More ›
Here’s the full schedule of events take place citywide for this June’s Birmingham Comics Festival, which include a free convention, exhibitions, film shows and some surprises… Friday 2nd – Friday 3rd June: The Birmingham Comics Festival begins at the MAC Birmingham with… Read More ›
Graphic novelist, cartoonist and activist Kate Evans and Gemma Seltzer, Relationship Manager at Arts Council England, are the speakers at the next Laydeez Do Comics event in London next week. Kate’s book Red Rosa, the graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg,… Read More ›