Despite popular assumptions, women have been writing, drawing, and reading comics since the medium’s beginnings in the late 19th century. And today, there are scores of women involved in comics and its vibrant fan culture.
Featuring dozens of interviews with such vital figures of the American comics scene as artist Ramona Fradon (Brenda Starr newspaper strip, Aquaman, Metamorpho), underground comix pioneers Trina Robbins (Wimmen’s Comix, Wonder Woman, Women and the Comics) and Joyce Farmer (Wimmen’s Comix, Tits & Clits), DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint editor, Karen Berger, Kelly Sue DeConnick (Pretty Deadly, Bitch Planet) and Becky Cloonan (Gotham Academy).
Directed by Marisa Stotter, She Makes Comics won Best Documentary at the 2015 Comic-Con International in the United States of America.
She Makes Comics is a free event, sponsored by the Sequart Organization in association with Respect Films, and will be hosted by Laydeez Do Comics‘ Charlotte Bailey.
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BCF 2017 Event 2: THE NEW WONDER Woman blockbuster movie continues its run at the Mockingbird Cinema today.
Starting times are 3.20pm, 5.55pm and 8.30pm.
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BCF 2017 EVENT 3: THE HUNT EMERSON & The Walsall Silver Threads Exhibition continues its run at the MAC Birmingham today.
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