Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, September 2020 Solicits, 21 Creators on 12 Books

Marvel will continue to ease back into publishing this September, increasing their slate slightly while still remaining well below their regular output. It’s an understandable strategy given the state of the world, but one that resulted in terrible numbers for female and non-binary creators in August. The work of male creators was given top priority,Continue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, September 2020 Solicits, 21 Creators on 12 Books”

Women & NB Creators at DC Comics, September 2020 Solicits, 14 Creators on 11 Books

Well. Well, well, well. So DC’s first post-COVID hiatus solicits for August weren’t great for female and non-binary creators. The numbers were down noticeably, even accounting for the reduced slate as things slowly ramped up again. But, as I pointed out last time, these are unique circumstances, and things might get back to normal asContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at DC Comics, September 2020 Solicits, 14 Creators on 11 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, August 2020 Solicits, 9 Creators on 10 Books

DC’s not exactly jumping straight into the pool this August with their limited slate of books, but they’re certainly wading in. Marvel, on the other hand, is just dipping a toe. The August solicits have them at half capacity and they’re shedding titles left and right, shifting a big chunk of their slate to onlineContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, August 2020 Solicits, 9 Creators on 10 Books”

Women & NB Creators at DC Comics, August 2020 Solicits, 17 Creators on 13 Books

And we’re back! The pandemic shut down comics for a while, and things are still a little wonky with DC moving on from Diamond, but the good news is that new comics books are coming out again. We last had solicits for the June books, but that went entirely out the window. Now, with thingsContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at DC Comics, August 2020 Solicits, 17 Creators on 13 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, June 2020 Solicits, 34 Creators on 29 Books

Continuing this very productive first week of self isolation, this is the sixth of these posts I’ve written so far. It’ll be in the future when you read it, though, at least two weeks away. What will I be counting then? How many Cheerios are in a box, perhaps? Time will tell. As always, comicContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, June 2020 Solicits, 34 Creators on 29 Books”

Women & NB Creators at DC Comics, June 2020 Solicits, 21 Creators on 19 Books

The numbers keep coming, both fast and furiously, because I am lousy with spare time right now! I’m actually writing this two weeks before it’s even going to post. Given how things are going, I can’t possibly imagine how the world will be when this goes up. I hope you’re all still doing well! Also,Continue reading “Women & NB Creators at DC Comics, June 2020 Solicits, 21 Creators on 19 Books”

Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, May 2020 Solicits, 29 Creators on 33 Books

The stats keep on coming with our look at female and non-binary creators at Marvel, because I’m social distancing and staying inside and what’s more fun than tabulating creator numbers? As always, please support your local comics retailers during this difficult time if you can. Small businesses are getting hit hard, so check in withContinue reading “Women & NB Creators at Marvel Comics, May 2020 Solicits, 29 Creators on 33 Books”