Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, July 2019 Solicits: 38 Creators on 30 Books

Marvel’s July 2019 solicits may mark the highest number of female and non-binary creators we’ve seen from either Big Two publisher in the several years I’ve been doing these pieces. I say “may” in part because I’ve done quite a lot of them and skimming back through years and years of posts to check seemsContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, July 2019 Solicits: 38 Creators on 30 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, June 2019 Solicits: 35 Creators on 36 Books

On the one hand, Marvel will have nearly twice as many female and non-binary creators as DC this June. On the other hand, Marvel is also putting out nearly twice as many books as DC this June. It’s hard to compare the two publishers directly these days, but what’s undoubtedly true is that while DC’sContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, June 2019 Solicits: 35 Creators on 36 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, May 2019 Solicits: 33 Creators on 35 Books

Marvel’s solid 2019 is set to continue in May as the publisher’s female and non-binary creator representation remains high. It’s a stability we’re not used to seeing at Marvel, but it’s a welcome change. There’s been a strong core of creators with regular gigs thus far this year, as well as a rotating group ofContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, May 2019 Solicits: 33 Creators on 35 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, February 2019 Solicits – 31 Creators on 29 Books

Marvel’s starting the New Year right. After coming in just shy of thirty different female creators for the past few rounds of solicits, they’ve crossed that line with their February offerings. Now the publisher is in the ballpark of their past highs for the first time in a long time. It’s been an interesting roadContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, February 2019 Solicits – 31 Creators on 29 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, January 2019 Solicits: 29 Creators on 29 Books

Marvel closed out 2018 with solid gains in terms of female and non-binary creator representation, bouncing back well after some terribly low numbers last winter to plateau at a relatively decent level. The numbers aren’t great by any means, but they’re now consistently not bad, and that’s what counts for progress when it comes toContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, January 2019 Solicits: 29 Creators on 29 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, December 2018 Solicits – 29 Creators on 35 Books

Unlike DC Comics, who are holding back a quarter of their December titles until the first week of January, Marvel looks to be going full tilt in December with a big slate of new comic books. And the publisher is set to end the year on a high note. After beginning 2018 with some embarrassinglyContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, December 2018 Solicits – 29 Creators on 35 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, November 2018 Solicits: 29 Creators on 28 Books

When the November solicits were released last month, it looked like Marvel was taking a big step in terms of representation and were moving toward finishing the year on a high note. Then things changed. The numbers didn’t crater by any means, but a big jump got noticeably smaller. It’s an odd set of circumstances,Continue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics Watch, November 2018 Solicits: 29 Creators on 28 Books”