Women at Marvel Comics Watch – August 2017 Solicits, 25 Women on 24 Books

The good news for Marvel’s August releases is that they have the highest number of female creators in the mix since March. The less good news is that the publisher is still a long way off from those March highs, continuing to languish in the mid-20s after they began the year firmly in the mid-30s.Continue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch – August 2017 Solicits, 25 Women on 24 Books”

Women at Marvel Comics Watch – May 2017 Solicits, 22 Women on 24 Books

Marvel posted a new record for female creators in their solicits in March, an achievement so impressive that Christine Ro wrote it up in an article on Vice earlier this month. Christine chatted with me for the article, and one of the first things I told her was that this high probably wouldn’t last. LoContinue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch – May 2017 Solicits, 22 Women on 24 Books”

Women at Marvel Comics Watch – April 2017 Solicits, 24 Female Creators on 19 Books

After posting the highest number of female creators we’ve ever seen from either DC or Marvel last month, Marvel failed to match their record this month. In fact, they weren’t even close. Now, this isn’t a huge surprise; the story of these stats is always two steps forward, one step back. A high is rarelyContinue reading “Women at Marvel Comics Watch – April 2017 Solicits, 24 Female Creators on 19 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”