A Peek at Dina Mohamed’s ‘Shubeik Lubeik,’ Grand-prize Winner at CairoComix3

Dina Mohamed — who previously won “Best Digital Comic” at the inaugural CairoComix for her superhero-focused Qahera — took the Grand Prize at this year’s CairoComix Festival for her Shubeik Lubeik, or, roughly, Abracadabra: 

Egyptian illustrator and designer Dina Mohamed wrote on her website, deenadraws.art:

سعيدة وممنونة إن”شبيك لبيك” فازت بجائزة أفضل رواية مصورة مطبوعة و الجائزة الكبرى للمهرجان وسط فنانين وأعمال فنية أخرى ليا الشرف اكون في صفوفهم. شكرا للمهرجان ولكل الناس اللي جت تدعمنا سواء عائلة أو أصدقاء أو أصدقاء جداد و إن شاء الله تكون لسه بداية الطريق لشبيك لبيك

Super happy and grateful to announce Shubeik Lubeik won the award for Best Printed Graphic Novel and the Grand Prize at the CairoComix Festival!!! I am honored to have been alongside so many other amazing works of art, and thank you to all the friends and family and new friends who showed up to support us. Hopefully this is only the beginning of the road for this graphic novel! More updates to come!

Other winners included Tunisia’s graphic-novel magazine Lab619 and Ahmed Khaled Towfik and Hanan Al-Kararji for their joint work, The Locust Effect.

More from Dina Mohamed at CairoComix3:

Photo from CairoComix sponsor Institut Francais.

Photo from Dina Mohamed’s twitter.