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#185 Are you a Ci or a Gast?

A few weeks ago Dave railed against the idea of posts about women in comics, “Let’s stop focussing on women in comics” he said, “Women are comics right now”. That’s as may be but how […]

Oct, 29 · in Women in Comics

#184 – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: On Lumberjanes and being Awesome.

In a week when the UK’s first Comics’ Laureate has been announced, and is somewhat inevitably a white man* and as 50% of the token woman quota on Graphixia (high five Brenna!). I could have […]

#183 Women… in Comics?

One of the main reasons I enjoy contributing to Graphixia is that it’s a learning experience for me – though I’m an adamant collector and reader of comics, I’ve mostly relegated myself to the superhero […]

Oct, 13

#182 Necessary Memoirs: Autobiography and Women in Comics

Following Dave’s polemical opening to this series on women in comics is a tough gig, as I feel whatever I write will now be judged in the context of his questioning of how useful or […]

Oct, 07

#181 – Let’s Stop Focusing on Women in Comics

I’m all for addressing the margins, but are women really in or on the margins in comics? The answer of course depends on how you want to frame the conversation. If we’re talking about the […]

Sep, 30

#180 Rachel Smith and Ellen Lindner on Sequential

While Comixology is the most familiar app for reading comics tablets, phones, and laptops, not to mention for purchasing comics, I find myself turning to apps like Sequential when searching through Comixology becomes too overwhelming, […]

Sep, 23

#179 Underwhelmed By Ink In Essex County

I have to confess that I have struggled to write this Essex County post. The recent technical glitches behind the scenes here at Graphixia played into my hands and delayed my slot in this series. […]

Sep, 04