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Comic Strip Shocker: Women Still Marginalized!

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Brace yourself, readers, because this may be tough to believe! The Daily Cartoonist reports on a paper presented to the American Sociological Association that discusses the role of female characters in newspaper comics. The paper examined a full year's worth of strips from "Beetle Bailey," "Blondie," "Dilbert," "Family Circus," "Garfield,

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#Gailhateswomen: The Twitter Meme

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As perhaps the most prominent female writer in superhero comics today, Gail Simone might not be the first person in the industry that you'd expect to get called out for sexism and misogyny. And yet, a male reader (and self-proclaimed gender studies student) -- who

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‘Marvel Divas’: The Women’s Comic That Marketed Itself as Cheesecake

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Our water-is-wet obvious fact of the day: Mainstream comic books love their cheesecake. As anyone with eyes knows, hyper-sexualized images of women are practically a pillar of the superhero comics institution, which NPR calls "a genre in which the terms unexpected and unmarketable are, alas, all too often virtual synonyms." The radio netwo

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‘Girls Guide to Comic-Con 2009′: I Hate You So Much

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With the annual comics mega-event, San Diego Comic-Con, coming up fast in July, the LA Times has released what it calls "The Girls' Guide to Comic-Con 2009." And on behalf of female comics fans everywhere

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