Women and Comics

Over at The Guardian UK is an article about women in comics and what is going on to change the industry, which is terribly lacking in female representation. Not only in comics, but also behind the scenes. If you think women are just sitting around waiting for change, they are most certainly not.

"It's really important for us to showcase women in the comic book industry, especially as many talented individuals are overlooked by other comic book conventions in the UK," says Wood.

"Look at the line-up of any major convention and the imbalance is clear to see."

It is not just the artists and writers who are increasingly finding their voice. A group of female comic book fans in the US are currently preparing to launch a movement against harassment at comic conventions in conjunction with social campaigns website Change.org.

Read the entire article at The Guardian. Ker-Pow! Women kick back against comic-book sexism.