Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, January 2018 Solicits: 24 Creators on 25 Books

I’ll say this for DC Comics: They’ve become very consistent in their female and non-binary creator representation. The numbers aren’t particularly strong, situated in the mid-20s when the publisher has been well into the 30s in the past. But relative to months previous and to Marvel’s output, DC’s not been especially low or especially highContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, January 2018 Solicits: 24 Creators on 25 Books”

Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, September 2017 Solicits: 27 Creators on 21 Books

After a series of fairly solid rounds of solicits in terms of female and non-binary creator representation across the summer months, DC looks to be starting the fall towards the lower end of that range with their September solicits. A few new books have increased the ranks, while DC’s major autumn event seems to beContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at DC Comics Watch, September 2017 Solicits: 27 Creators on 21 Books”

Women at DC Comics Watch – August 2017 Solicits, 29 Women on 22 Books

Despite a lack of female creators in several new series, mini-series and one-shots set to premiere in August, representation for women at DC Comics remained relatively strong across their wider range of books. Growth throughout the spring has led to a solid plateau at the publisher, though some changes are on the way that mayContinue reading “Women at DC Comics Watch – August 2017 Solicits, 29 Women on 22 Books”

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 DC Comics Watch – June 2017 Solicits, 31 Women on 22 Books

I’ve gotten behind on my creator counting this month! The July solicits are already up, and I’ve yet to post about the June ones. Blame a rash of traveling and general forgetfulness. But nonetheless, here we are now, checking in on female creator representation at DC Comics according to their June 2017 solicits. And itContinue reading “Women at DC Comics Watch – June 2017 Solicits, 31 Women on 22 Books”

Women at DC Comics Watch – May 2017 Solicits, 28 Women on 21 Books

May looks to be a decent month for female creators at DC Comics, with the publisher set to post their highest number of different women for the year thus far. While the total is still somewhat below the highs that DC hit last fall, the numbers have been moving up for a couple of monthsContinue reading “Women at DC Comics Watch – May 2017 Solicits, 28 Women on 21 Books”

Women at DC Comics Watch – April 2017 Solicits, 26 Female Creators on 24 Books

Female creator representation in DC’s April 2017 solicits is about par for the course for the year thus far. DC’s been hovering around the mid-20s for months, an okay level but noticeably below their recent highs last fall and Marvel’s current highs. Given the progress both major superhero publishers have made in expanding their femaleContinue reading “Women at DC Comics Watch – April 2017 Solicits, 26 Female Creators on 24 Books”