Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, December 2018 Solicits – 29 Creators on 35 Books

Unlike DC Comics, who are holding back a quarter of their December titles until the first week of January, Marvel looks to be going full tilt in December with a big slate of new comic books. And the publisher is set to end the year on a high note. After beginning 2018 with some embarrassinglyContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, December 2018 Solicits – 29 Creators on 35 Books”

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 & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, November 2018 Solicits: 20 Creators on 21 Books

DC is officially in a rut when it comes to female and non-binary creators. After losing mainstays on this list like Bombshells United and the “Young Animal” line, the bulk of those creators are no longer at DC while some creative changes and the debut of a new Vertigo slate have barely erased the losses.Continue reading “Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, November 2018 Solicits: 20 Creators on 21 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, October 2018 Solicits: 25 Creators on 23 Books

Marvel has A LOT going on in October. A ton of new series and minis, an array of one-shots, a big “Spider-geddon” event, plus all of their usual fare. Their output is in the ballpark of 85 new comic books for the month, about 10 more than they usually release. The increase in production hasn’tContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, October 2018 Solicits: 25 Creators on 23 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, September 2018 Solicits: 26 Creators on 21 Books

After what has been a rough year thus far for female and non-binary creator representation at Marvel, the publisher seems to have settled into a bit of a groove now. Unconventionally, too. Maybe about half of the gigs listed below are steady, ongoing jobs. The rest are variant covers, one-shots, or mini-series, positions that don’tContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, September 2018 Solicits: 26 Creators on 21 Books”

Women + NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, August 2018 Solicits: 25 Creators on 21 Books

The year thus far has not been great for female and non-binary creator representation at Marvel, with the numbers dropping down to the low teens for a stretch this spring. So when I say that this is the publisher’s best month of 2018, that’s not saying much. Still, things are improving, even if Marvel’s pastContinue reading “Women + NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, August 2018 Solicits: 25 Creators on 21 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, July 2018 Solicits: 22 Creators on 18 Books

Marvel is in an odd spot with female and non-binary creators right now. After a truly abysmal spring with some of the lowest numbers we’ve seen from them in some time, things have improved somewhat. Now, the totals are still relatively quite poor. Marvel’s been in the high 30s in the past, and their currentContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, July 2018 Solicits: 22 Creators on 18 Books”