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Friends of Lulu Award winners announced

This year’s Friends of Lulu Award winners have been announced. The Lulu Award “recognizes the people and projects that helped to open eyes and minds to the amazing comic and cartooning work by and/or about women. The category award winners are below:

Kim Yale Award For Best New Talent: Kate Beaton for Hark, a Vagrant

Lulu of the Year: Danielle Corsetto for Girls with Slingshots

Woman of Distinction: Joanne Carter Siegel

Leah Adezio Award for Best Kid-Friendly Work: Rapunzel’s Revenge, by Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, and Nathan Hale

Female Comic Creator’s Hall of Fame: Gail Simone

Best Female Character: Monica Villarreal, from Wapsi Square by Paul Taylor

Community Comments

#1 Kayl Miller
November/13/2009
@ 3:59 pm

Congrats to all the winners and a big hug to Friends of Lulu – a great group promoting women cartoonists!

#2 Stephanie McMillan
November/14/2009
@ 9:55 am

Congratulations! I’m a bit familiar with Kate’s and Danielle’s work and they’re both exceptional cartoonists!

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