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”

My Top 10 Superhero Comic Books of 2017

It’s been an interesting year for superhero comic books. DC’s been trucking along with “Rebirth,” telling a lot of fun stories in the mix. Marvel’s been more split, with half the line spending a considerable part of the year embroiled in weird Nazi/Hydra antics while several of the titles that avoided Secret Empire put outContinue reading “My Top 10 Superhero Comic Books of 2017”

Women at Marvel Comics Watch, March 2017 Solicits: 37 Women on 33 Books, A New Record

Marvel’s on quite a run with female creators rights now. March will mark the publisher’s eighth straight month with more than 30 different female creators in the mix, and Marvel is set to best their record number for combined female creators and books that they set in December. It’s really quite an impressive streak, allContinue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch, March 2017 Solicits: 37 Women on 33 Books, A New Record”

Women at Marvel Comics Watch – January 2017 Solicits, 33 Women on 23 Books

Marvel’s female creator representation is set to take a small step back to begin the New Year, but after a record setting December a bit of a drop was to be expected. The fall is slight, and well within the ballpark of Marvel’s recent highs through the fall. While another record breaking month would haveContinue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch – January 2017 Solicits, 33 Women on 23 Books”

Women at Marvel Comics Watch – December 2016 Solicits, 37 Women on 25 Books

Marvel’s had an impressive run with female creators throughout the fall with 30 or more women in every round of solicits we’ve seen for the autumn months. Now they’re set to cap the year with a new record high, bolstered by a slew of new titles with female writers and female lead characters. Let’s takeContinue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch – December 2016 Solicits, 37 Women on 25 Books”

Women at Marvel Comics – November 2016 Solicits, 31 Women on 19 Books

Marvel’s on quite a run with female creators. While their November solicits are a slight step down from the record highs of the three months previous, there are still a lot of women in the mix; the publisher hasn’t had fewer than 30 female creators since July. There are, however, some slightly disconcerting trends therein.Continue reading “Women at Marvel Comics – November 2016 Solicits, 31 Women on 19 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”