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Gail Simone to Depart from Wonder Woman [Girl Week]


DC has just announced that writer Gail Simone will soon be leaving "Wonder Woman" after over two years on the title, and while female creators ceasing to write books about superheroines is sort of the opposite of what we've been focusing on throughout Girl Week, Simone's plate is already pretty full with "Birds of Prey," "Secret Six" and a newly announced "Welcome to Tranquility" miniseries coming in July...

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Cartoonist Lucy Knisley Wants to Be a Cartoonist When She Grows Up [Girl Week]


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...

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Kelly Sue Deconnick on ‘Sif,’ Sexism and Lady Snowblood [Girl Week]


The Asgardian warrior goddess Sif has typically played a supporting role in Marvel comics as the companion and millenia-long love interest of Thor, but she's about to fight a battle of her own in the upcoming "Sif" one-shot written by Kelly Sue Deconnick...

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Ann Nocenti’s ‘Daredevil': An Appreciation [Girl Week]


For the vast majority of comic writers in the late 1980s, following Frank Miller on "Daredevil" was the kind of thing you'd want to do if you were arrogant, delusional, suicidal or all three. Ann Nocenti -- one of the first really notable female writers in superhero comics -- was none of the above


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CA Hits the Girl Comics #1 Signing [Girl Week]


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...

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ComicsAlliance Takes On: Gender-Swapped Fan-Art [Girl Week]


One of the time-honored "Rules of the Internet" is that for every male character, there's a female version out there somewhere, and that's a lesson that the ComicsAlliance staff learned firsthand when our Girl Week research led us to the completely NSFW PortalComic...

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Kathryn Immonen Gets Cosmic with the Heroines of ‘Heralds’ [Girl Week]


Kathryn Immonen -- whom you may remember from such comics as "Runaways" and "Patsy Walker: Hellcat" -- is stepping up to the plate again at Marvel Comics with artist Tonci Zonjic for "Heralds," a five-issue miniseries about an unlikely group of superheroines who team up to save the world from a female Herald of Galactus who has returned from the dead and landed on Earth looking for revenge...

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The Best and Worst Super-Heroines In Comics! [Girl Week]


It's Girl Week on ComicsAlliance, and as part of our celebrations of women in comics, we're taking a look at the women who actually are in the comics! Today, we're taking a look at a few of our favorite (and least favorite) super-heroines to see how they stack up, as ranked by CA Senior Writer Chris Sims...

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The Lady Editors of Marvel Talk ‘Girl Comics’ [Girl Week]


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...

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Vintage Batman Dresses and Corsets [Girl Week]


While petticoats and ribbons might not be our personal style, we got a little excited when we stumbled across these Batman dresses and corsets at The Vintage Doctor, particularly given the general lack of comic book-oriented clothing for ladies outside of the occasional logo tee...

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