Good Comics and Girls

Search for the best female characters in comics on Google. The top result is this list of the 25 Hottest Female Comic Characters. 80% of the best superheroes are dudes, according to IGN. Empire put together a list of the 50 Best Characters In Comics and 85% of them are male.

Part of the Problem

I remember being about 10, and playing the X-Men arcade game that was basically a ripoff of Street Fighter, only you could be Dazzler instead of Cammy. Over my shoulder, I heard a kid behind me say, “A GIRL?” Back then, it didn’t bother me. I wore it with a badge of pride. Yes, I…

Round Two: Favorite Stories Starring Women

Women Write About Comics Round Two: Favourite Stories Starring Women March 18 – 24 What’s your favourite comic book story with a female lead? Remember the time your favourite female character stole the show? What makes a good story? Does your answer change if we’re talking about good stories starring girls and women? From March…

ladies, we are live

Today marks the start of Women Write About Comics (Part The First). Throughout the week, participants will be posting their contributions on their blogs, tumblrs and journals. Track the tag #womenoncomics (both Twitter and Tumblr) if you want to see contributions as they go up. You can also follow us on Twitter for regular updates….

Are you writing about comics? How’s that going?

The Carnival approaches! Is your contribution ready? Have you… even started it? Never fear procrastinators, you still have a week! Some reminders: You can post your essay/vid/comic/interpretive dance at any time during the week of January 22-28. If you don’t have your own internet space and want us to post your contribution directly to the…

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