Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, June 2020 Solicits, 34 Creators on 29 Books

Continuing this very productive first week of self isolation, this is the sixth of these posts I’ve written so far. It’ll be in the future when you read it, though, at least two weeks away. What will I be counting then? How many Cheerios are in a box, perhaps? Time will tell. As always, comicContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, June 2020 Solicits, 34 Creators on 29 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, February 2020 Solicits, 28 Creators on 25 Books

The New Year started off poorly for Marvel, with sizeable losses in their overall total of female and non-binary creators, but the publisher is set to bounce back in February with some higher numbers. After such a steady 2019, it’s a tad worrisome that Marvel is returning to its old back and forth ways thusContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, February 2020 Solicits, 28 Creators on 25 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, January 2020 Solicits, 21 Creators on 28 Books

Marvel’s numbers for female and non-binary creators bounced back in December after a sub-par autumn, but the publisher is set to start the New Year by erasing all of those gains. While there’s decent representation across the line, the total number of different creators is the lowest we’ve seen from Marvel in some time. It’sContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, January 2020 Solicits, 21 Creators on 28 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, June 2019 Solicits: 35 Creators on 36 Books

On the one hand, Marvel will have nearly twice as many female and non-binary creators as DC this June. On the other hand, Marvel is also putting out nearly twice as many books as DC this June. It’s hard to compare the two publishers directly these days, but what’s undoubtedly true is that while DC’sContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, June 2019 Solicits: 35 Creators on 36 Books”

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 Marvel Comics Watch, June 2018 Solicits: 20 Creators on 14 Books

We’ve got some good news and some bad news with Marvel’s June solicits. The good news is that for the first time in several months, Marvel’s number of female creators is out of the teens. Just barely so, but hey, the numbers have been so bad that we’ll take what we can get. The badContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, June 2018 Solicits: 20 Creators on 14 Books”