Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, April 2018 Solicits: 17 Creators on 15 Books

So this is an unusual month for Marvel. Their female creator representation has grown a whopping 70% from March, a massive gain for the publisher. However, even with this jump their numbers are still terrible. Better than in March, sure, but the March numbers were abominable. Like, ridiculously bad relative to the levels Marvel hasContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, April 2018 Solicits: 17 Creators on 15 Books”

Women at Marvel Comics Watch – July 2016 Solicits, 25 Women on 18 Books

Just as we missed the first month of “Rebirth” at DC because I was busy travelling and being a bad blog person, we also skipped the first month of Marvel’s Civil War II, with all of its various  mini-series and tie-ins. The June numbers were strong, with 29 different female creators on 19 different books.Continue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch – July 2016 Solicits, 25 Women on 18 Books”

Women At DC Comics Watch – January 2016 Solicits, 31 Women On 20 Books

It took a long time, but DC is finally back in the ballpark of the highs they hit early in 2015 with female creators. Things took a big dip after “Convergence”, with the #DCYou initiative bringing a substantial drop in female creators that was slow to recover. Things are looking up in the New Year,Continue reading “Women At DC Comics Watch – January 2016 Solicits, 31 Women On 20 Books”

Women At Marvel Comics Watch – August 2015 Solicits: 18 Different Female Creators On 15 Different Books

As Secret Wars rages on with a seemingly innumerable amount of tie-ins and mini-series, Marvel’s female creator ranks are slowly creeping up. Marvel’s still lagging behind their chief rival, DC Comics, but the numbers are growing nonetheless. Let’s talk a look at who’s doing what this August at Marvel: Alti Firmansyah: Star-Lord & Kitty PrydeContinue reading “Women At Marvel Comics Watch – August 2015 Solicits: 18 Different Female Creators On 15 Different Books”

Women At Marvel Comics Watch – November 2014 Solicits

For a while, Marvel’s female creator numbers were pretty much abysmal. Then, in the October solicits, things started to look up a bit. Now, with the November solicits, Marvel is in comparatively decent range for female creators and even has some female characters starring in some new books. Let’s take a closer look at theirContinue reading “Women At Marvel Comics Watch – November 2014 Solicits”

Women At Marvel Comics Watch – March 2014 Solicits

March looks like a mixed bag for Marvel for both female creators and characters.  The numbers for female creators aren’t too bad, but a lot of them are temporary.  There are some new books with female characters, but scads more with male characters.  Let’s take a look at the solicits: For female writers, G. WillowContinue reading “Women At Marvel Comics Watch – March 2014 Solicits”

Women At Marvel Comics Watch – February 2014 Solicits

After a pretty dismal fall to end 2013, the New Year seems to be looking up for women at Marvel, both real and fictional.  Women aren’t all of a sudden everywhere now, but there are several small improvements this month that should result in a better female presence at Marvel for months to come.  Let’sContinue reading “Women At Marvel Comics Watch – February 2014 Solicits”