Manufacturer Suggested Retail Prices Suggest Comics Companies Think Women’s Work Is Worth Less

Last time on Ladydrawers, MariNaomi and Anne Elizabeth Moore looked at around 30 of the most recent books from some of the biggest comic-book makers in the US to determine how rates of hire were breaking down by gender. And while the numbers are occasionally appalling (especially compared to the relatively high rate of women writers seeing their work published over in the literary world), a closer look tells a slightly different picture—although one that may strike you as no less appalling.

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