2009 Lulu Awards Winner for Best Kid-Friendly Work, Rapunzel's Revenge
We are happy to announce that nominations for the 2010 Lulu Awards are now open to the public!
The Lulu Awards recognize the amazing comic and cartooning work produced by and about women from the past year. Please note that all works, print or electronic, eligible to be nominated must have been published during 2009. (read the individual category descriptions carefully for other eligibility requirements)
Email your nominations to Friends of Lulu (firstname.lastname@example.org) by August 23 to be counted! Multiple votes from the same email address will be counted only once. The official nominees are determined by those 7 works and persons nominated the most in each category. Voting for the Lulu Awards will start September 13th -- and again, voting will be open to the public.
The 2010 Lulu Awards will be announced at the Long Beach Comic Con on October 29th!
Leah Adezio Award for Best Kid-Friendly Work:Leah, who passed away in 2007, was very active in Friends of Lulu and was also comics creator in her own right. She had a passion for children’s comics and this award is in memory of her. This award is for a kid-friendly work that best exemplifies the Friends of Lulu motto “Comics Are For Everyone.”
Best Female Character:For a lead female character from an ongoing or limited comic book series or comic strip, original graphic novel or novella. Whether in print or online.
Kim Yale Award for Most Talented Newcomer:Nominees must have published work, whether self-published, company-published, or net-published. Nominees must be nominated for this category within two years of their first professionally published work or three years of their first self published work. An individual may not be nominated more than twice and cannot win more than once.
Lulu of the Year:For the creator, book or other entity whose work best exemplifies Friends of Lulu’s mission statement. Nominees must have published work, whether self-published, company-published, or net-published.
Woman of Distinction:For outstanding achievement within the comic book industry in non-creator roles, such as editing, publishing, reporting, or retail.
The Female Cartoonists Hall Of Fame:Nominees must have published work, whether self-published, company-published, or net-published. An individual cannot win more than once.
We also have an award for Volunteer of the Year that is voted on by the Friends of Lulu board.
Please contact Friends of Lulu if you have any questions. Thank you!