In recent years, comics have grown into a legitimate – and big money – business. Yet, some in the industry haven’t felt the impact of the popular success of the now ubiquitous form. More often than not, it’s the female-identified creators who aren’t being encouraged to submit work, aren’t being sought out and aren’t getting books turned into big movie deals. In comics and elsewhere, women creators of all sorts of media are starting to ask: Why? Ladydrawers, a new semimonthly comics collaboration, will look at a few possible reasons and impacts in comics form.
We’re always looking for new talent to showcase, and pay, at Ladydrawers. Drop us a line and a couple published work samples and if you’re at all ladylike, we’ll get in touch!