Women in Comic Books

There’s been a lot of talk about women breaking into traditionally male fields and hobbies, but in a blog post at The Missouri Review Caitlin Rosberg laments the continued underrepresentation of female characters and creatives in comic books.  She then explores the work she’s doing to improve the situation by publishing women writers and artists in works like the Ladies’ Night Anthology. As she says, “I’m motivated in no small part by being able to say to those ‘make your own’ strawmen, ‘I do.  I’m an editor contributing to published comic books.  Are you?'”

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

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