• Interview with Jeremy Whitley of Princeless2

    When I initially describe Jeremy Whitley’s Princeless (Action Lab Comics) to people, I explain it as if we got to continue seeing the adventures of Princess Elizabeth from Robert Munsch’s The Paper Bag Princess. That story, published in 1980, was quite a feminist gold standard for the time: the young princess rescues her prince, and

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  • Interview with Jo Bevan of Bring Back Bunty2

    Before women write about comics, girls read them Nostalgia, motherhood, and the quality of children’s sequential entertainment Claire Napier This interviewee may need a longer introduction than most simply based on geography. British children’s comics aren’t going to mean much to a lot of you – despite how many members of whichever wave of British

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  • Interview with Sue of DC Women Kicking Ass3

    Breaking The Rules Comics, comic book movies and the power of the purse. Megan Purdy Does this blogger really need an introduction? For the uninitiated, Sue blogs about women in superhero comics at the incredibly popular DC Women Kicking Ass on Tumblr. She also maintains Superheroes Are For Girls and This: Moments for Women, and

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  • Interview with Alexa of Ladies Making Comics0

    Ladies Making Great Comics Ladies in the Big Two, small press, and at the box office–and how to get more. Megan Purdy Ladies Making Comics covers the latest and greatest of female comics creators and their works. It’s run by Alexa, who is a tireless promoter of female creators. We talked about the genesis of

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  • Interview with Janelle Asselin1

    Getting There The former DC editor talks getting more women into comics: not just reading, but writing and editing them, too. Elisabeth Pfeiffer  By this point, Janelle Asselin should be a recognizeable name if you’re into comics at all. The former DC Comics editor, now a children’s magazine editor with Disney, took on the perceptions

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  • Interview with Laura Sneddon0

    Girls, Comics, and ComicBookGrrrls With one foot in blogland and one in professional byline journalism Laura Sneddon is blazing her way to where to action is. Claire Napier If, like me, you’ve followed her interviews with Stan Lee, Alan Moore and Grant Morrison in the Independent’s Arts & Entertainment section you might be impressed by

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