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Tuesday Morning Runaround – Where’s The Boom At?

BRITS TO GET COMICS ON EASTER THURSDAY The Easter delays means that UK stores will have comics on sale on Thursday this week. Sorry, folks… WHERE ARE THE WOMEN AT? In recent polls pulled by Comixology the fastest growing demographic …

Frank Cho’s Kickstarter Breaks $150,000 – “I Think This Is The Future For Me”

Yesterday, Frank Cho‘s Kickstarter for  “Drawing Beautiful Women: The Frank Cho Method” ended. It did rather well, pulling in over $150,000 against a target of $30,000. And it seems, for Frank Cho, this is the way he’ll do things going …

Lying In The Gutters – 8th December 2013 – All About DC Lifestyle Choices

Art by Stephen Daymond there… as Reddit and Fark pushed all manner of stories to the top this week. Hello everyone! It’s been a busy week behind the scenes at Bleeding Cool with lots of internet-breaking stories being researched and …

Disproving The Big Bang Theory

Or should that be disapproving of The Big Bang Theory? Yesterday, we ran an article on the trailer to tomorrow’s episode which seems to give a rather female-unfriendly impression of comic stores. And also a comic store-unfriendly impression of females. …

Three Gals And A Guy – New Ghostbusters From February

We thought this was coming. Now it has. IDW are relaucnhing their Ghostbusters comic as The New Ghostbusters with four interlinking covers (and a fifth subscription copy variant below), for February. With Kyle Griffin, one of Egon’s students, ex-secretary Janine …

Mike Perkins’ Designs For Marjorie Liu’s All Women Superhero Comic That Never Was

At San Diego Comic Con, Bleeding Cool intern Louis Falcetti reported that Marjorie Liu talked about a comic book that… wasn’t. That she pitched an all female superhero team starring X-23, The Black Widow, Elektra and Mystique. Mike Perkins was …

When Giant Soul Caliber Robot Women Dance In Japanese Clubs

Just… wow. Welcome to a new Shinjuku business, Robot Restaurant, staffed by women dressed in military gear, and who control giant women legless robots modelled on Valkyrie from Soul Calibur and who make them dance for the entertainment of patrons. …

What Does Red She Hulk Mean For Female Lead Superhero Comics?

Over the weekend, Bleeding Cool reported on Majorie Liu‘s remarks that she had been setting up an all-women superhero comic book with her Astonishing X-Men artist Mike Perkins at Marvel, starring X-23, The Black Widow, Elektra and Mystique, only for …

The All Women Superhero Marvel Team From Marjorie Liu That Never Was

Louis Falcetti reporting from Bleeding Cool, lets us know that Astonishing X-Men writer Marjorie Liu pitched an all female superhero team starring X-23, The Black Widow, Elektra and Mystique. Mike Perkins was on board to draw it, it would have …

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 …

Thursday Runaround – Women, More Women And Huffington

BirthWatch: Happy birthday for yesterday, Stan Lee. See you in February. GenderWatch: The Guardian covers Bayou Arcana, and the prevalence of sexism in the comic book industry. The anthology is the product of a unique experiment that brings together an …

Recovering From A Hangover With The Women Of Marvel

It was Sunday morning. The previous night’s combination of free schnappes at the MTV Geek Party, Marvel’s big bash and extensive round binding etiquette at Angophile Pub Of Choice took its toll on many last night. I’m not sure who …

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 …

DC Comics Reaffirms Commitment To Female Creators And Characters

Well that was fast. Earlier today I wrote about DC making plans for female-creator female-friendly projects, some of which as as a result of concern expressed at San Diego Comic Con about a massive reduction of female creators in the …

Gendercrunching June 2011 – Dark Horse To The Rescue

Tim Hanley writes for Bleeding Cool; DC had a big dip in June but remained in double digits, while Marvel rose slightly but continued to languish in a rather paltry total. It wasn’t the worst month for either company, but …

Gail Simone And B Clay Moore: The Gender Politics Of The DC Relaunch

Cartoon by Liz Popolo. Bleeding Cool, amongst others, has reported on the seemingly shocking reduction in the proportion of female creators listed as working on the DC Relaunch books. Gail Simone is writing two titles and Jenny Frison is doing …

Gendercrunching The DC Relaunch

by Tim Hanley With the full solicitations for DC Comics’ relaunch now revealed, we have a special edition of Gendercrunching!! In terms of female characters, it looks decent. Of the 52 new number ones, 7 of the books are headlined …