Ladydrawers, a new semimonthly comics collaboration, looks at the reasons behind gender bias in the media and in the comics world, and the impact that these dynamics have in both realms.
No Great Women Comics Artists?Monday, 18 July 2011 06:09 By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Christa Donner, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
Christa Donner is a visual artist who uses a variety of media to explore human bodily experience as well as occasionally why there might seem to be no great women comics artists. Her work is exhibited internationally and includes comics projects for Bust, Tin House, the Chicago Reader, and Grace Comics Showcase. More of Christa’s work can be found at www.christadonner.com
Anne Elizabeth Moore is a Fulbright scholar and author of Unmarketable: Brandalism, Copyfighting, Mocketing, and the Erosion of Integrity (The New Press, 2007) and Hey Kidz, Buy This Book (Soft Skull, 2004). Co-editor and publisher of now-defunct Punk Planet, founding editor of the Best American Comics series from Houghton Mifflin, Moore teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and works with young women in Cambodia on independent media projects. Her latest book, Cambodian Grrrl (Cantankerous Titles, 2011), was called "The best travel book I've read this year," by a USA Today reviewer and "piercingly honest" by The Rumpus.