The second issue of Marvel's "Girl Comics" miniseries has just hit stands, an anthology of work by female creators including Colleen Coover, an artist who has illustrated a wide range of distinctive and frequently adorable Marvel backup stories for comics like "X-Men: First Class," "Wolverine: First Class," "Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers," "The Age of the Sentry," "Power Pack," and recently "Thor and the Warriors Four."
ComicsAlliance recently visited Periscope Studio and talked at length with Coover abo
25-year-old cartoonist Lucy Knisley was recently asked what she wants to be when she grows up by a stranger at a train station, only to be informed by the gentleman -- whose son does merchandise design for Marvel -- that cartooning is a man's game, and that she should aspire to other vocations. Yes, for realsies. Knisley
Marvel released the first issue of its three-part anthology series "Girl Comics" yesterday (you can read ComicsAlliance's review here) and in celebration of the release Jim Hanley's Universe in New York City hosted a signing for several of the book's creative team. Those on hand included artists Stephanie Buscema and Nikki Cook, writer Valerie D'O
The first issue of Marvel's "Girl Comics" releases today, and this being Girl Week here at ComicsAlliance, we're providing an early review of the book ahead of this week's usual reviews.
To begin with,
When people think about "women in comics," all too often the first names that come to mind are characters like Wonder Woman, She-Hulk, or Catwoman -- rather than the increasing number of female writers and artists in superhero comics who actually bring our favorite heroes to life
Next week, the first issue of Marvel's "Girl Comics" anthology -- a title written, illustrated, edited, colored, and lettered entirely by women -- hits the shelves, and ComicsAlliance has an exclusive preview of the first ten pages
ComicsAlliance is pleased to give you the first look at the cover of "Girl Comics" #2, illustrated by "Sandman" and "Beasts of Burden" artist Jill Thompson, who says the Snow White-themed superheroine cover was inspired by her love of fairy tales and fantasy, and a particular affection for Kitty Pryde