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Laydeez Do Comics Dundee 31/5/19

Hello and greetings from Dundee, Scotland! My name is Rachel Davis. I am a Comics and Graphic Novels Masters student at the University of Dundee and co-founder of Laydeez Do Comics Dundee!  On 31 May, Laydeez Do Comics Dundee had its first meeting. The theme was ‘Comics and Memory’. Below is an overview of the day with illustrations and … Continue reading Laydeez Do Comics Dundee 31/5/19

Bristol LDC News

Hi there, here's all the blogs from Bristol LDC this year so far. We've had wonderful talks from Camille Aubry, Max from Shake, Myfanwy Tristram, Lily Green from No Bindings, and Ben Dickson. Beautiful blogs here by Miranda Harris and by Tilly Barker. @miranda_harris, www.bendickson.co.uk, www.camilleaubry.com , www.nobindings.co.uk, www.shakebristol.co.uk , www. myfanwytristram.com

Special LDC Announcements May 2019

Laydeez Weekend Festival 2019 London 30-31 March 2019 Raising standards, expertise, representation and awareness of UK-based female-identifying graphic novelists. The 2019 Laydeez Award was presented to Niki Bañados Rosalind B. Penfold Award for works by women over 50 presented to Natalie d'Arbeloff Congratulations to everyone who participated! Read more... Sarah Lightman steps down from LDC … Continue reading Special LDC Announcements May 2019

LDC Bangalore, INDIA 24 February 2019

It's Dr Nicola Streeten here reporting from my trip to India, where I took the opportunity to host the launch of LDC  INDIA, on Sunday 24 February, 12 midday-2.30pm. We were gratefully hosted by the wonderful Humming Tree venue, run by the dynamic Vidhi Kundan Jain. It was a lovely touch to see our name in lights … Continue reading LDC Bangalore, INDIA 24 February 2019

London LDC 11 February 2019

Our last LDC featured the wonderful Akhila Krishnan (Laydeezdocomic's shortlist 2018), and Gareth Hopkins. What a wonderful pairing they were. It's great when 2 speakers compliment each other in this way. It was fascinating to hear about their different processes. Check out their work here: Akhila, intrigingly doesn't put her art work on her website … Continue reading London LDC 11 February 2019

Laydeez Do Comics Leeds 22/10/2018 with Tony Pickering & John Swogger by Hannah McCann

Hi from Leeds!  This post is well overdue.  We met as usual at Wharf Chambers on the evening of Monday 22nd Oct, ready to be regaled with tales of non-fiction comics from Tony Pickering and John G Swogger. Thankfully my diary had two blank pages, since my sketchbook lay forgotten at home. Tony's book Diabetes: … Continue reading Laydeez Do Comics Leeds 22/10/2018 with Tony Pickering & John Swogger by Hannah McCann