Women Making Comics

Graphic women : life narrative and contemporary comicsBy Chute, Hillary L.

Hillary Chute explores the verbal and visual techniques of Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Lynda Barry, Marjane Satrapi, Alison Bechdel, and Phoebe Gloeckner: these five cartoonists move the art of autobiography and graphic storytelling in new directions, particularly through the depiction of sex, gender and lived experience.

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Pretty in ink : North American women cartoonists, 1896-2013By Robbins, Trina

Although the comics profession was dominated by men, there were far more women working in the profession throughout the 20th century than other histories indicate, and they have flourished in the 21st. A revised, updated and rewritten history of women cartoonists: mainstream, alternative and the latest generation.

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She changed comics : the untold story

This title profiles more than sixty groundbreaking female professionals and interviews with the women who are changing today's medium. The book also examines the plight of women imprisoned and threatened for making comics and explores the work of women whose work is being banned here in the United States.

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Black women in sequence : re-inking comics, graphic novels, and animeBy Whaley, Deborah Elizabeth

Black Women in Sequence takes readers on a search for women of African descent in comics subculture. From the 1971 appearance of the Skywald Publications character "the Butterfly" - the first Black female superheroine in a comic book - to contemporary comic books, graphic novels, film, manga, and video gaming, a growing number of Black women are becoming producers, viewers, and subjects of sequential art.

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October/November 2017 New & On Order DVD/Blu-ray
A listing of DVD's and Blu-ray added to the collection in October/November 2017
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