Women at Marvel Comics Watch – June 2017 Solicits, 23 Women on 26 Books

Continuing our catch up on the latest-ish solicits, today we turn to Marvel. After posting record breaking numbers in March, their June 2017 solicits again feature considerably fewer female creators in the mix. It’s a decline that’s got some staying power; three straight months in the low 20s is a disappointing run. Marvel’s proven quiteContinue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch – June 2017 Solicits, 23 Women on 26 Books”

Women At Marvel Comics Watch – May 2015 Solicits: 13 Different Female Creators On 17 Different Comics

Two months after their “Women of Marvel” variant cover line catapulted them to 20 different female creators for the first time in ages, Marvel remains firmly in the low teens yet again. Several other comics publishers are making big strides for female representation, but Marvel is lagging behind. While their May solicits show some growthContinue reading “Women At Marvel Comics Watch – May 2015 Solicits: 13 Different Female Creators On 17 Different Comics”

Women At Marvel Comics Watch – April 2015 Solicits: 11 Different Female Creators On 16 Different Comics

Not at all surprisingly, after their “Women of Marvel” variant cover event boosted their number of female creators in the March solicits, things fall back down to Earth in April. Marvel’s women-centric events all tend to go this way: They make a big deal about having female creators for a month, and then the nextContinue reading “Women At Marvel Comics Watch – April 2015 Solicits: 11 Different Female Creators On 16 Different Comics”

Women At Marvel Comics Watch – March 2015 Solicits: 20 Different Female Creators On 26 Different Books

March looks like it’s going to be a great month for women at Marvel, largely due to their special “Women of Marvel” variant cover line-up. Their numbers are much higher overall with the addition of these many great artists, though Marvel’s numbers for women INSIDE the books remain fairly low. It’s nice to see femaleContinue reading “Women At Marvel Comics Watch – March 2015 Solicits: 20 Different Female Creators On 26 Different Books”