women in comics


Talking Women In Comics With She Makes Comics Director Marisa Stotter

Talking Women In Comics With She Makes Comics Director Marisa Stotter

I pitched them a film about women in comics, drawing from my interest in recent online discussions about women and their place in the comics world It took off from there and became She Makes Comics!NF: The history of women making comics is obviously an enormous topic Did the scope of the subject matter concern[...]

Gendercrunching October 2014 &#8211 With Image IDW And Dark Horse

Gendercrunching October 2014 – With Image, IDW, And Dark Horse

By Tim Hanley Both DC and Marvel increased their overall percentage of female creators in October, with Marvel hitting the higher number yet again, but their totals remain poor in comparison to their past highs. We also pop by Image, IDW, and Dark Horse to see how they stack up against the Big Two. DC […]

Gendercrunching September 2014 &#8211 How Futures End Contributed To Low Numbers

Gendercrunching September 2014 – How Futures End Contributed To Low Numbers

By Tim Hanley It was another poor showing in terms of the overall percentage of female creators for both DC and Marvel in September, with DC dropping even further to their lowest total since this stats project began and Marvel raising only slightly after their weak August numbers. We also take a look at DC's […]



Well Not All Men: Why We Still Need Women In Pop Culture Panels

Well, Not All Men: Why We Still Need Women In Pop Culture Panels

Liz Hey writes from San Diego Comic Con: There's a certain bitterness that comes in every female Comic Con veteran's response to the concept of Women-in-Comics panels. We're almost always one of the following: tired of being treated like a complete anomaly and different from our male counterparts, exhausted of hearing the same self-explanatory questions […]







Gendercrunching February 2014 &#8211 Plus Eisner Nomination Tallies

Gendercrunching February 2014 – Plus Eisner Nomination Tallies

By Tim Hanley DC continued their hot streak, topping Marvel's overall percentage of female creators for the third month in a row. We also take a look at the Eisner nominations, past and present, and their growing trend of female representation. DC COMICS DC saw significant growth in most of their categories this month, which […]



Gendercrunching January 2014 &#8211 Including Female Characters At DC And Marvel

Gendercrunching January 2014 – Including Female Characters At DC And Marvel

Tim Hanley writes: For the first time in a long time, DC has posted a higher overall percentage of female creators than Marvel for two months in a row. Both publishers improved on their December numbers, and while DC is above their average total, Marvel remains far below their past highs. We also take a […]


From The Team Behind The Image Revolution &#8211 She Makes Comics Hits Kickstarter

From The Team Behind The Image Revolution – She Makes Comics Hits Kickstarter

This time, they are taking on the "boys club" of the comics industry through the eyes of female creators and editors, and discussing women in comics history going right back to the Golden Age of comics The new documentary, She Makes Comics, is now live on Kickstarter.Respect Films describe their documentary's goals thus: She Makes Comics[...]