Women in Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, March 2017 in Review

My latest “Gendercrunching” column went up at Bleeding Cool a little while back, and March 2017 was an interesting month that solidified some recent trends we’ve been seeing in female representation at both DC and Marvel. DC’s overall percentage of female creators fell slightly to 16%, marking their fifth straight drop and their lowest totalContinue reading “Women in Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, March 2017 in Review”

Wonder Woman Co-Creator H.G. Peter To Be Inducted Into Eisner Hall of Fame

The Eisner Awards are the comic book industry’s highest honours, and the judges for his year’s awards announced yesterday that H.G. Peter, the co-creator and original artist of Wonder Woman, will be inducted into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame. Peter is joined by cartoonist Milt Gross, creator of Spy vs. Spy Antontio Prohias,Continue reading “Wonder Woman Co-Creator H.G. Peter To Be Inducted Into Eisner Hall of Fame”

Women in Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, March 2016 in Review

My March 2016 “Gendercrunching” column is up now on Bleeding Cool, and it was a big month for Marvel Comics as the publisher hit a new high for female creators. DC ticked down very slightly to 13.3% female creators overall, a total noticeably below their previous highs. Meanwhile, Marvel jumped up to 18.8% female creatorsContinue reading “Women in Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, March 2016 in Review”

Women In Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, February 2015 In Review

My latest “Gendercrunching” column is up over at Bleeding Cool, and February 2015 turned out to be a decent month for increased female representation at both Big Two publishers. DC rose to 12.3% female creators overall, taking the top spot. DC also had a very strong showing on the creative side of the chart, asContinue reading “Women In Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, February 2015 In Review”

Women In Comics Statistics: DC And Marvel, February 2014 In Review

A new “Gendercrunching” is up at Bleeding Cool, and it’s got the usual stats fun plus a look at the Eisner Award nominations, both this year and past years. DC posted the higher overall percentage of female creators yet again, climbing to 13.8% this February, while Marvel was up as well but remained behind atContinue reading “Women In Comics Statistics: DC And Marvel, February 2014 In Review”