Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, November 2018 Solicits: 29 Creators on 28 Books

When the November solicits were released last month, it looked like Marvel was taking a big step in terms of representation and were moving toward finishing the year on a high note. Then things changed. The numbers didn’t crater by any means, but a big jump got noticeably smaller. It’s an odd set of circumstances,Continue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, November 2018 Solicits: 29 Creators on 28 Books”

Women at DC Comics Watch – April 2017 Solicits, 26 Female Creators on 24 Books

Female creator representation in DC’s April 2017 solicits is about par for the course for the year thus far. DC’s been hovering around the mid-20s for months, an okay level but noticeably below their recent highs last fall and Marvel’s current highs. Given the progress both major superhero publishers have made in expanding their femaleContinue reading “Women at DC Comics Watch – April 2017 Solicits, 26 Female Creators on 24 Books”

Women at Marvel Comics Watch, March 2017 Solicits: 37 Women on 33 Books, A New Record

Marvel’s on quite a run with female creators rights now. March will mark the publisher’s eighth straight month with more than 30 different female creators in the mix, and Marvel is set to best their record number for combined female creators and books that they set in December. It’s really quite an impressive streak, allContinue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch, March 2017 Solicits: 37 Women on 33 Books, A New Record”

Women at DC Comics Watch – March 2017 Solicits, 24 Women on 27 Books

After closing out 2016 with some of their highest months ever, DC’s female representation has been coming in a bit lower in their solicits since then, and their March listings mark the lowest number of different female creators since August. It’s not a disastrous drop; the mid-20s is a fairly average range for DC theseContinue reading “Women at DC Comics Watch – March 2017 Solicits, 24 Women on 27 Books”

Women at Marvel Comics – February 2017 Solicits, 31 Women on 23 Books

Marvel is set to be below their recent highs in female creator representation this February, but it’s still going to be a relatively strong month for women at the publisher. They have more than 30 women in their solicits for the seventh straight month, an impressive run with far and away the best sustained numbersContinue reading “Women at Marvel Comics – February 2017 Solicits, 31 Women on 23 Books”

Women at Marvel Comics Watch – January 2017 Solicits, 33 Women on 23 Books

Marvel’s female creator representation is set to take a small step back to begin the New Year, but after a record setting December a bit of a drop was to be expected. The fall is slight, and well within the ballpark of Marvel’s recent highs through the fall. While another record breaking month would haveContinue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch – January 2017 Solicits, 33 Women on 23 Books”

Women at Marvel Comics Watch – December 2016 Solicits, 37 Women on 25 Books

Marvel’s had an impressive run with female creators throughout the fall with 30 or more women in every round of solicits we’ve seen for the autumn months. Now they’re set to cap the year with a new record high, bolstered by a slew of new titles with female writers and female lead characters. Let’s takeContinue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch – December 2016 Solicits, 37 Women on 25 Books”