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Phil’s Reviews #348: Gender-Friendly Comics

A few weeks ago, we were talking about comics for kids; this week, let’s talk about another underserved class of readers: girls and women. ¬†There’ve always been exceptions to the comics-are-for-guys meme — the Chris Claremont X-Men of the ’70s and ’80s, New Teen Titans in the ’80s, Sandman and a lot of Vertigo titles in the ’90s, and big chunks of the manga boom in the ’00s ¬†— but in the last two years we’ve seen both a new commitment by the big comics companies to attract a more diverse audience, and an explosion of female creators, both writers … Continue reading

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