Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, April 2019: 32 Creators on 31 Books

Thus far, 2019 has been a strong year for female and non-binary creators at Marvel Comics. And the streak goes back further than that, too. Marvel came out of the summer with some solid gains and by November they were pretty near the level they remain at today. That’s six months of decent representation now.Continue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, April 2019: 32 Creators on 31 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, March 2019 Solicits: 32 Creators on 27 Books

When I write up these posts, I have to go through all the entries below, italicizing the titles and consolidating the different entries for each creator. With DC, it’s a pretty quick job these days. I’m done before I know it. With Marvel, it’s much more involved. There are a lot of female and non-binaryContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, March 2019 Solicits: 32 Creators on 27 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, February 2019 Solicits – 31 Creators on 29 Books

Marvel’s starting the New Year right. After coming in just shy of thirty different female creators for the past few rounds of solicits, they’ve crossed that line with their February offerings. Now the publisher is in the ballpark of their past highs for the first time in a long time. It’s been an interesting roadContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, February 2019 Solicits – 31 Creators on 29 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, January 2019 Solicits: 29 Creators on 29 Books

Marvel closed out 2018 with solid gains in terms of female and non-binary creator representation, bouncing back well after some terribly low numbers last winter to plateau at a relatively decent level. The numbers aren’t great by any means, but they’re now consistently not bad, and that’s what counts for progress when it comes toContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, January 2019 Solicits: 29 Creators on 29 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 DC Comics Watch, May 2018 Solicits: 23 Creators on 20 Books

May looks to be another pedestrian month for female and non-binary creator representation at DC Comics. Despite a lot of big changes and new initiatives, the numbers have been sitting in the mid-20s for several months now. While it’s not the worst we’ve seen from the publisher, they’ve shown themselves to be capable of farContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, May 2018 Solicits: 23 Creators on 20 Books”