Women in Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, October 2016 In Review

My latest “Gendercrunching” article went up before Christmas over at Bleeding Cool, but I was busy with festive things and am only getting around to posting it here now. So let’s start off the New Year with some stats! In October 2016, DC Comics posted one of their highest overall percentages of female creators yet,Continue reading “Women in Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, October 2016 In Review”

Women in Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, June 2016 in Review, Plus Ethnicity Numbers

My latest “Gendercrunching” column is up at Bleeding Cool, and it’s got DC and Marvel’s June 2016 gender numbers plus our annual tabulation of ethnicity stats for both publishers and Image. In terms of the overall percentage of female creators, DC ticked up slightly to hit 17.5%, their highest total over the past year, whileContinue reading “Women in Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, June 2016 in Review, Plus Ethnicity Numbers”

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

My latest “Gendercrunching” column went up last week at Bleeding Cool, and both Big Two publishers posted relatively strong numbers for female creators in April 2016. DC’s overall percentage of female creators rose to 16.7%, their highest total in almost a year. Marvel dropped very slightly to 18.7% female creators overall, only a 0.1% dipContinue reading “Women in Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, April 2016 in Review”

Latest Image Expo has Lowest Percentage of Female Creators Since January 2014’s Expo

Before ECCC started in Seattle this weekend, Image Comics held another of its Image Expos, their roughly semi-annual presentation of new titles that will be debuting over the course of the coming year. There were a lot of intriguing titles in the mix, and I’m particularly looking forward to Motor Crush by Brenden Fletcher, CameronContinue reading “Latest Image Expo has Lowest Percentage of Female Creators Since January 2014’s Expo”

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

My latest “Gendercrunching” column went up at Bleeding Cool yesterday, and it’s got the usual DC and Marvel fun plus the beginning of our semi-annual check-in with other publishers further down the chart. DC Comics’ overall percentage of female creators rose nearly 3% in October, hitting 15.8%, while Marvel slipped down almost 4% to 13.6%Continue reading “Women In Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, October 2015 In Review”

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

My latest “Gendercrunching” column is now up at Bleeding Cool, and there were a lot of interesting numbers in the mix this month. After posting huge totals with “Convergence” in April and May, DC fell back down to Earth as Marvel took the top spot. DC had 12.2% female creators overall, a decline of moreContinue reading “Women In Comics Statistics: DC and Marvel, June 2015 In Review”

Female Creator Representation Remains About The Same At The Latest Image Expo

Today was the latest Image Expo, a semi-annual event where Image Comics brings out their many creators to announce exciting new books and projects that will debut in the year to come. It’s always cool to see what new books are going to be coming out, and this year was no exception. Greg Rucka andContinue reading “Female Creator Representation Remains About The Same At The Latest Image Expo”