In an arena where female characters don’t often get a spotlight unless they’re naked, women comics artists have a tough time getting the acclaim they deserve. For example, the “Masters of Comics” exhibition in 2005 – an attempt to create an American comic canon – featured all male comics artists. Today’s edition of Ladydrawers delves into this world of ingrown sexism and gender barriers.
Ladydrawers, a new semimonthly comics collaboration, looks at the reasons behind gender bias in the media and in the comics world, and the impact that these dynamics have in both realms.
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