The Gender Marketing Of Comics – In A Comic

Ex-DC and Disney comics editor, Janelle Asselin, has written six strips entitled Don’t Be A Dick, each drawn by a different artist for Bitch Magazine, about the vagaries of the comic book industry around gender and racial politics.

Here is but a small clip of the new strip, drawn by Sarah Benkin based on comics marketing, encompassing *that* Image Expo stage shot, the Batgirl of San Diego and Ian Sattler‘s multicoloured diversity moment…

clipRead the full strip here – and be back again next week for the penultimate strip. Read previous episodes here. And note Bleeding Cool’s own Tim Hanley getting a hat tip along the way.

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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