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The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen: Awesome Female Characters from Comic Book History

$24.95 Hardcover SEE Inside!

About the Author:

Hope Nicholson is the owner and founder of Bedside Press, specializing in archival and anthology comics collections, and frequent speaker on women in fandom, comic book history, and publishing

Published By:

Quirk Books, 05/02/2017

Product Details:

240 pages : 9.30 H x 0.80 D x 7.40 W inches 1.75 lbs

Think comic books can’t feature strong female protagonists? Think again! Today, a woman's place is saving the universe. In this guide, you’ll meet the most fascinating exemplars of the powerful, compelling, entertaining, and heroic female characters who’ve populated comic books from the very beginning. This spectacular sisterhood includes costumed crimebusters like Miss Fury, super-spies like Tiffany Sinn, sci-fi pioneers like Gale Allen, and even kid troublemakers like Little Lulu. With vintage art, publication details, a decade-by-decade survey of industry trends and women’s roles in comics, and spotlights on iconic favorites like Wonder Woman and Ms. Marvel, this volume proves that not only do strong female protagonists belong in comics, they’ve always been there. Presents a decade-by-decade survey of female characters in the comics industry.
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