LDC Festival Weekend 2020

LDC Festival Weekend 2020

When national lockdown hit in March 2020 we pivoted fast and hosted our LDC Festival & Awards entirely online!

Catch up on festival presentations from industry experts and comic artists on our YouTube channel

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Congratulations to our 2020 LDC Award Winners

2020 LDComics Award: Rima Sabina Aouf: Yugo
2020 Rosalind B. Penfold Award: Denise Dorrance: Polar Vortex
And to all our shorlisted:
Aislinn Evans: Bad Blood Moon
Nancy Henderson: Looking Through Varifocals
Christine Humphreys: You Are My Daughter
Lu Powell: Impersonal

To see more of the works click here

LDC Award Ceremony 2020

The awards mission is to celebrate the diverse voices of female-identifying graphic novelists in the UKspotlighting narratives that give new perspectives on the real dramas of the everyday!

Publisher Presentations

Last year we invited publishers personally connected to LDComics to host stalls during the public day and give illustrated talks about how to get your project published.

We invited Good Comics, Liminal 11, Myriad Editions, SelfMadeHero and Unbound. In addition we invited Gemma Seltzer from Kickstarter to give a presentation about how Kickstarter can assist our projects.

The Laydeez Lounge

A display of all entries submitted to the LDC Graphic Novel Competition 2020 will be available to read in printed zine form.

Read more here

LDC Reviews

We host 50-minute one-to-one sessions to critically review your work with a leading comics practitioner.

Read more here

Refreshments available on the day

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