Why are there no women cartoonists? by Cinders McLeod

WebFind: “Why Are There No Women Cartoonists?” by Cinders McLeod

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, she looked at it and thought it should be out there and posted it onContinue reading WebFind: “Why Are There No Women Cartoonists?” by Cinders McLeod

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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.Continue reading International Graphic Novel Conference to see launch of new Dementia-focused comic and Laydeez do Comics Manchester

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Panel Borders: Inking and Painting Women

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 ComicsContinue reading Panel Borders: Inking and Painting Women

Laydeez do Comics has announced announce the longlist for the 2019 Award for a graphic novel in progress by a female identifying UK-based creator.

Laydeez do Comics Prize for graphic novel work-in-progress announced

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 in progress. The longlisted authors are from a range of diverse backgrounds, ages and nationalitiesContinue reading Laydeez do Comics Prize for graphic novel work-in-progress announced

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Birmingham Comics Festival 2017 Event Line Up Details Revealed

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 the launch of an exhibition of original artwork by the celebrated cartoonist Hunt Emerson, alongsideContinue reading Birmingham Comics Festival 2017 Event Line Up Details Revealed