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Comics: Women at the British Comic Awards

November 30, 2012 | 5 Comments

I have been thinking a lot about women, comics and sexism in the past few months, working out thoughts, ideas and gearing up to write something. This was not how I intended my first piece...

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In praise of. . . Corinne Mucha

October 5, 2012 | 1 Comments

                            A recent discovery: Corinne Mucha is the bee’s knees. It began with the Ignatz-nominated ‘The Monkey in the Basement and other...

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Womanthology

July 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve been meaning to post a link to the Womanthology project since I first heard of it. Like a lot of independent arts projects at the moment it is using the Kickstarter process to raise...

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The unkindest cut of all

August 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Gentlemen, you may wish to look away now, or at the very least cross your legs and wince in empathy, while any ladies who’ve had to put up with a philandering man may be making...

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Female illustrators

March 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

BoingBoing points us towards a new art blog by Leif Peng, called Female Illustrators of the mid-20th Century. It isn’t specifically comics art, but it is, as the title implies, shining a light on women...

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Women in graphic novels

March 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

tihkalcat has an interesting short piece on graphic novels, produced as a video essay for a media theory class, concentrating on women in the comics medium and especially on the autobiographical approach. I’m not sure...

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Women in Comics conference

September 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

Sarah Lightman kindly sends us a heads-up on the Women in Comics one-day conference which is scheduled for Sunday October 25th at Murray Edwards College New Hall in Cambridge: “A one day conference, ‘Women in...

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