“We feel our work is not good enough, but who is deciding what’s good enough?” - LDC founder Nicola Streeten at the Angouleme International Comics Festival 2017. In 2017, at the biggest comic festival in Europe, all 30 award nominees for the lifetime award were male. In fact, in its 43 year history up to … Continue reading Why Do We Have a Women-Only Award & Residency?
I am James Norris, I am an artist and there is some information about me at the end of the post. I was invited to blog for the Laydeez do Comics Leeds meeting on Monday 17th November that boasted talks by Rikke Hollænder, Miss Heather and Lizzie Boyle. Each of these talks were delightful in … Continue reading Laydeez do Comics Leeds, November 17th by James Norris
Laydeez Do Comics Leeds: January, 2013by Christine ChettleAs in November, I was struck by the diversity of the attendees at Laydeez Do Comics. The audience was of a range of ages and interests: as well as comic artists, there was an intriguing mix of students, chefs, illustrators, academics, and a whole lot more. The speakers … Continue reading Laydeez Do Comics Leeds January 2013