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What We Look Like: A Comic About Women in Media

Tuesday, 08 May 2012 10:08 By Robyn Chapman and Anne Elizabeth Moore, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
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Ladydrawers"What We Look Like," with Anne Elizabeth Moore and Robyn Chapman, is a follow-up to "Ladydrawers'" look at women's participation in the labor force. This time, we look at why the diminished economic status of women isn't popularly considered, even beyond media's gendered hiring practices. The representations of women that do result are a far cry from the reality - compare for yourself! (The rest of 'em are right here.)

Click here or on the comic below to open it in a new window and click again to zoom in.
Ladydrawers

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Anne Elizabeth Moore

Anne Elizabeth Moore is a cultural critic and author of several award-winning, best-selling nonfiction books including Unmarketable (The New Press) and Cambodian Grrrl (Cantankerous Titles). She is a Fulbright scholar and was a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow. Her work has appeared in The Baffler, Al Jazeera, Salon, The Onion, Talking Points Memo, Wilson Quarterly, Tin House, and in international art exhibitions, including the Whitney Biennial and solo shows at the MCA Chicago. She has appeared on CNN, NPR, Voice of America, and in The New York Times, among others, and currently lives in Chicago. Threadbare: Clothes, Sex, and Trafficking comes out in May.

Robyn Chapman

Robyn Chapman is a publisher, cartoonist and an educator. Her cartooning workshops have brought her to classrooms at The Center for Cartoon Studies, The School of Visual Art, The New School, Wellesley College and The University of Iowa. She is currently an assistant editor at Graphic Universe, the graphic novel imprint of Lerner Publishing Group. She also runs a mini-comics publishing house called Paper Rocket. Her first book, "Drawing Comics Lab," will be published this fall. 


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What We Look Like: A Comic About Women in Media

Tuesday, 08 May 2012 10:08 By Robyn Chapman and Anne Elizabeth Moore, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
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Ladydrawers"What We Look Like," with Anne Elizabeth Moore and Robyn Chapman, is a follow-up to "Ladydrawers'" look at women's participation in the labor force. This time, we look at why the diminished economic status of women isn't popularly considered, even beyond media's gendered hiring practices. The representations of women that do result are a far cry from the reality - compare for yourself! (The rest of 'em are right here.)

Click here or on the comic below to open it in a new window and click again to zoom in.
Ladydrawers

This article may not be republished without permission from Truthout.

Anne Elizabeth Moore

Anne Elizabeth Moore is a cultural critic and author of several award-winning, best-selling nonfiction books including Unmarketable (The New Press) and Cambodian Grrrl (Cantankerous Titles). She is a Fulbright scholar and was a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow. Her work has appeared in The Baffler, Al Jazeera, Salon, The Onion, Talking Points Memo, Wilson Quarterly, Tin House, and in international art exhibitions, including the Whitney Biennial and solo shows at the MCA Chicago. She has appeared on CNN, NPR, Voice of America, and in The New York Times, among others, and currently lives in Chicago. Threadbare: Clothes, Sex, and Trafficking comes out in May.

Robyn Chapman

Robyn Chapman is a publisher, cartoonist and an educator. Her cartooning workshops have brought her to classrooms at The Center for Cartoon Studies, The School of Visual Art, The New School, Wellesley College and The University of Iowa. She is currently an assistant editor at Graphic Universe, the graphic novel imprint of Lerner Publishing Group. She also runs a mini-comics publishing house called Paper Rocket. Her first book, "Drawing Comics Lab," will be published this fall. 


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