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For months, volunteers, students, collaborators and supporters of the Ladydrawers Comics Collective have been working on a ridiculous yet awesome endeavor—SEX. MONEY. RACE. GENDER: The Ladydrawers (of Chicago Ill.)—an exhibition and workshop series opening June 27 and running through July 27 at the A+D Gallery in Chicago. From the art work hanging along the walls […]
It contains our latest creation, a survey about emotional labor! We’re asking food service workers to participate by filling out a quick chart after each work shift. We’re seeking to gather data about how you feel at the end of your workday. By gauging the levels of happiness, stress, and pride people experience in an […]
Leela Corman’s 2012 Unterzakhn—underthings, in Yiddish, so of course we’re going interview her about it—is one of the most compelling graphic novels published since that term emerged. A fictional tale of twin sisters in New York City at the turn of the century, Corman’s deft hand weaves intense research with chilling visual concision in a tale grounded […]
Exhibition Dates: June 27 – July 27, 2013 Artwork Due to gallery: June 19, 2013 The Ladydrawers Comics Collective (AKA “The Ladydrawers”) is a ridiculous, amazing, and largely pointless endeavor that combines a love of giggling with a display of moxie the likes of which have never before been seen in this universe, or in […]
Ladydrawer fave Mari Naomi launched a new webcomic today, “Said While Talking“. Her other online work, “Smoke in Your Eyes“ on The Rumpus and “Frisco al Fresco” on SF Bay‘s website, display a range of skills as the explore local culture (she lives in the Bay Area) and serious, literary memoir. This last is the artist’s […]
Let’s face it, we suck at them. That’s because we’re, like, a lot of underpaid people, most of whom would rather be drawing funny stuff than showing it to anybody, and the rest of whom, frankly, are just good at math. Or writing about math. Or have a lot of comics. Which is one reason […]
Our Bodies, Ourselves is raising money for a very worthwhile cause, to provide every member of Congress with their own copy of this revolutionary book. You can help bring such valuable women’s health information to our legislators by donating to their Indiegogo campaign here and spreading the word. Ladydrawers is excited to be a part […]
Folks! We’ve decided to extend our deadline by two weeks! Please submit comments or drawn queries to TheLadydrawers@gmail.com or via our Tumblr (http://ladydrawers.tumblr.com/) by Monday October 15! And read on for more!—Ed., Sept. 29 – Our amazing road trip with Christine Cupiauolo, the managing editor of Our Bodies, Ourselves, made two things really clear. Congress […]
Truthout has updated the banners on the front page of their site—links to here, obvs— and I’ve spent several days marveling at the semiotics of the Left. Kind of amazing, no?