We are very happy to announce that the judges for the 2009 Lulu Awards have been selected! We have brought together a diverse and knowledgeable team from a variety of interests, disciplines, and occupations from within the comic book industry and fandom. (for a list of Lulu Awards categories, click here)
The judges are:
Brigid Alverson – writer, editor, columnist, and blogger
Jennifer Babcock – comic book historian and creator
Abby Denson – writer, cartoonist, and teacher
Cheryl Lynn Eaton – blogger and writer
Chris Eberle – comics retailer
Karen Green – academic librarian and columnist
Robert Randle – purchasing assistant manager, Diamond Distributors
In a change from last year, the judges panel will provide the list of nominees. Then the public will vote for the winners in each category.
The nomination process is open from now until September 14th.
Voting by the public will take place between September 14th and October 1st.
Note to publishers/comic creators wishing to submit review copies:
We have a list of judges who wish to receive review copies. Please email us at email@example.com for more information & their contact info. Lulu loves the environment: please try to send scans/pdfs whenever possible! Please note that individual publishers/comic creators assume all responsibility in getting said materials to the judges, including cost of shipping & the delivery of electronic files in a proper format.
This is gearing up to be a great Lulu Awards this year and we are really excited! We have new categories to announce, and other goodies!
And our hearty thanks to the judges for volunteering their time!!!
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