Women and NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, December 2017 Solicits, 23 Creators on 25 Books

As you may recall, DC’s November 2017 solicits featured their lowest total of female and non-binary creators in some time. While things have shifted around somewhat with the December solicits, with some past creators gone and some new creators added, the numbers have turned out exactly the same. It says a lot about representation atContinue reading “Women and NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, December 2017 Solicits, 23 Creators on 25 Books”

Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch – November 2017 Solicits, 23 Creators on 25 Books

I’m not sure what’s going on at either of the Big Two superhero publishers right now, but both DC and Marvel are well off their recent highs when it comes to the representation of female and non-binary creators. At DC, the solicits for November mark their lowest total in well over a year, and thisContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch – November 2017 Solicits, 23 Creators on 25 Books”

Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, September 2017 Solicits: 27 Creators on 21 Books

After a series of fairly solid rounds of solicits in terms of female and non-binary creator representation across the summer months, DC looks to be starting the fall towards the lower end of that range with their September solicits. A few new books have increased the ranks, while DC’s major autumn event seems to beContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, September 2017 Solicits: 27 Creators on 21 Books”

Women at DC Comics Watch – August 2017 Solicits, 29 Women on 22 Books

Despite a lack of female creators in several new series, mini-series and one-shots set to premiere in August, representation for women at DC Comics remained relatively strong across their wider range of books. Growth throughout the spring has led to a solid plateau at the publisher, though some changes are on the way that mayContinue reading “Women at DC Comics Watch – August 2017 Solicits, 29 Women on 22 Books”

Women at DC Comics Watch – June 2017 Solicits, 31 Women on 22 Books

I’ve gotten behind on my creator counting this month! The July solicits are already up, and I’ve yet to post about the June ones. Blame a rash of traveling and general forgetfulness. But nonetheless, here we are now, checking in on female creator representation at DC Comics according to their June 2017 solicits. And itContinue reading “Women at DC Comics Watch – June 2017 Solicits, 31 Women on 22 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 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”