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Gendercrunching – December 2013 And The Year In Review

 By Tim Hanley After almost a year and a half of Marvel posting the higher percentage of female creators, the Big Two have spent the last few months trading the top spot back and forth, with DC eking out the …

Gendercrunching September 2013 – The Impact Of Dial E

Tim Hanley writes; It was a month of very minor changes overall for the Big Two publishers, with DC down and Marvel up only 0.1% each, with Marvel yet again posting the higher percentage of female creators. We also take …

Gendercrunching August 2013 – DC, Marvel And The New York Times Bestseller List

By Tim Hanley Marvel was down and DC was up, but the changes weren’t enough for DC to top Marvel’s overall percentage of female creators. We also look at the New York Times graphic novel bestsellers over the past year …

“Women. Know Your Limits.” Kelly Sue DeConnick And The Smurfette Syndrome (UPDATE)

From the Harry Enfield sketch… Hannah Means Shannon quoted Kelly Sue DeConnick at the Women At Marvel panel at NYCC, and it kind of stuck with me, about being the “Smurfette on the Avengers panel”. I think it says it …

Gendercrunching June 2013 by Tim Hanley – Marvel, DC And The Top 300

Tim Hanley writes; DC slipped down slightly while Marvel made a sizeable jump to retain the highest total of female creators yet again. We also take a look at the Top 300 comics from June and dig into how the …

Gendercrunching May 2013 by Tim Hanley – DC, Marvel, Dynamite, Aspen, Archie And Avatar

Tim Hanley writes; DC improved noticeably from last month while Marvel fell slightly, but it wasn’t enough to stop Marvel from reaching a full YEAR of having the higher percentage of female creators. How times have changed; DC was tops …

Gendercrunching March 2013 – Names And Titles

Tim Hanley writes; Both publishers were down slightly in March, but Marvel maintained the highest overall percentage of female creators for a ridiculously impressive tenth month in a row. We also take a look at our regular stats from a …

Gendercrunching by Tim Hanley – September 2012

Tim Hanley writes for Bleeding Cool; It was another big month for Marvel, who smashed the record for highest percentage of female creators, while DC continued their slump and dropped slightly from their unimpressive August numbers. We also take a …

Gendercrunching August 2012

Tim Hanley writing for Bleeding Cool The percentage of female creators at the Big Two went up for both publishers in August, by a smidge for DC and by a decent amount for Marvel, who stayed in the top spot. …

Gendercrunching July 2012 – Marvel, DC And The New York Times Bestseller List

Tim Hanley writes for Bleeding Cool; Both publishers were down in July, but Marvel stayed on top as DC fell all the way into single digits in what wasn’t a particularly impressive month for anyone. Also, we take a look …

Gendercrunching May 2012 by Tim Hanley

Tim Hanley writes for Bleeding Cool; After three months in a row at the same percentage of female creators, DC Comics was up in May, which helped them regain the top spot from a sliding Marvel. We also take a …

Gendercrunching April 2012 by Tim Hanley

Tim Hanley numbercrunches for Bleeding Cool; DC stayed the same AGAIN while Marvel dipped a bit but still had the higher overall percentage of female creators. We also look at DC’s stats from a different angle and see how these …

Gendercrunching March 2012 by Tim Hanley

Tim Hanley writes for Bleeding Cool; DC stayed the same in March, but Marvel broke the record for the highest percentage of female creators since we began keeping track 15 months ago!! Marvel’s on a bit of a tear lately. …

Gendercrunching February 2012 by Tim Hanley

Tim Hanley writes for Bleeding Cool;  The Big Two tied this month, and at a decent number too, which gives us a unique opportunity to compare how DC and Marvel each arrived at the exact same overall total. We also …

Gendercrunching January by Tim Hanley: Female Characters At Marvel

Gendercrunching January 2012 January wasn’t particularly great for either publisher, with both DC and Marvel just barely reaching double digits for female creators. DC won this race to the bottom by a small margin, continuing to squash Marvel’s recent upstart …

Gendercrunching by Tim Hanley – DC and Marvel, October 2011

Tim Hanley writes for Bleeding Cool; Both publishers improved in October, with DC edging out Marvel by just 0.1% to claim the top overall percentage of female creators. DC returned to its average range, while Marvel continued their impressive autumn …

Gendercrunching The DC New 52 – Week One by Tim Hanley

Tim Hanley writes for Bleeding Cool; I’ll be doing the women in comics stats for DC and Marvel like always this month, but since the DC relaunch is sort of a big deal, we’re going to have special reports on …

Gendercrunching July 2011 – Apples With Apples

Tim Hanley writes for Bleeding Cool; Both publishers did a little bit better in July, but they also remained far off their best totals. The slew of big summer event tie-ins resulted in more books than usual, but these books …