Women at DC Comics Watch – July 2017 Solicits, 27 Women on 23 Books

July looks to be a bit of a drop for female creator representation at DC, though not a particularly steep one. The June solicits had their strongest numbers of 2017 thus far, so a decline is hardly unexpected. Growth is rarely a steady thing in the comic book world. Plus DC’s totals for July areContinue reading “Women at DC Comics Watch – July 2017 Solicits, 27 Women on 23 Books”

Women at Marvel Comics Watch – October 2016 Solicits, 33 Women on 24 Books

Marvel’s really on a roll with female creators right now. I mean, they still represent a small minority of Marvel’s overall number of creators, but the numbers are much higher than they used to be. Consider this: Marvel’s October 2015 solicits had only nine different female creators in the mix. NINE. A year later, MarvelContinue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch – October 2016 Solicits, 33 Women on 24 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”