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Julie Doucet: It's Amazing I'm Able to Make a Living

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Aidan Koch, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
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This week in Ladydrawers, we continue hearing from one of the most important and talented female comics artists in North America—Julie Doucet. As she told us in the first installment, she left the industry after twelve years of drawing comics not because she was forced out for any visible acts of sexism, but because the "all-boys crowd" and personal jealousies had started to drain. Her personal narrative may not be atypical—so begins to create a disturbing overall picture of how structural inequities affect individual creators in unseen ways. What is atypical is how her renown in comics only grew once she stopped drawing them.

To see past Ladydrawers comics, click here.

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

Aidan Koch

Aidan Koch is an artist currently working out of Portland, OR. Her first graphic novella, The Whale was released in October 2010. She is currently scheming up new books, playing music non-stop, and setting forth for wild adventures.
www.aidankoch.com

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.

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Julie Doucet: It's Amazing I'm Able to Make a Living

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Aidan Koch, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
  • Print

This week in Ladydrawers, we continue hearing from one of the most important and talented female comics artists in North America—Julie Doucet. As she told us in the first installment, she left the industry after twelve years of drawing comics not because she was forced out for any visible acts of sexism, but because the "all-boys crowd" and personal jealousies had started to drain. Her personal narrative may not be atypical—so begins to create a disturbing overall picture of how structural inequities affect individual creators in unseen ways. What is atypical is how her renown in comics only grew once she stopped drawing them.

To see past Ladydrawers comics, click here.

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

Aidan Koch

Aidan Koch is an artist currently working out of Portland, OR. Her first graphic novella, The Whale was released in October 2010. She is currently scheming up new books, playing music non-stop, and setting forth for wild adventures.
www.aidankoch.com

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.

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Interview With Julie Doucet
By Aidan Koch, Anne Elizabeth Moore, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
Julie Doucet: How Does It Feel to Be Placed Among the Comic Greats?
By Anne Elizabeth Moore, Aidan Koch, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

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