Tag Archives: Women in Comics

Their Voices Are This Film – Review: She Makes Comics

She Makes Comics is a documentary directed by Marisa Stotter, and produced by Patrick Meaney and Jordan Rennert of Respect! Films. It is also executive produced by Sequart’s Julian Darius and Mike Phillips and comics librarian Karen Green of Columbia University. It’s hard … Continue reading

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Representation: A Demand and A Not-So Secret Identity

On June 15, just a few days ago as of this article, the Kickstarter campaign for Will Brooker’s comics series My So-Called Identity was successfully funded at 10,306 pounds: well over its original goal of 8,500. Just a day after … Continue reading

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Why Don’t You Just Make One? My So-Called Secret Identity

“Well, if you don’t like how women are portrayed in comics, why don’t you make your own comic?” You can substitute the subject of this knee-jerk reaction in the form of a question to other media such as film, television, … Continue reading

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Forces in History, Readers of the Present: Women in Comics

Sequart’s Kickstarter Campaign She Makes Comics, a documentary on women in comics, is now complete. In my last post, I wrote about how the original demographic of comics readers, the majority of which were female, changed from the 1950s onward due … Continue reading

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She Makes Comics

It is a strangely ironic fact that in the early days of the comics medium, the majority of comics readers were women. During the period of the 1930s to the late 50s and before the Comics Code Authority inspired by … Continue reading

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