"For my Gender and the Body class. This is my artistic reaction to the Starfire controversy. I was going to draw her teammates in her outfit- or them in her pose- but instead I drew her as a man. I call him. Manfire. To illustrate how stupid these poses are and how un-empowering they are. This goes with my paper titled: The Issue that Melted the Internet: The Continued Objectification of Women in Comics One of these days I will post it online. It is incredibly long but here is this. "
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Hollaback: Red, Yellow, Blue is now available for general sale! This comic book and its corresponding curriculum will chip away at sexism and gender inequity in two places - on the streets, and in the world of comics. HollabackPHILLY is proud to join the growing movement to support talented female comic book artists, strong female comic book characters, and the community of women and girls who love comics.
"I haven’t been watching the Eschergirls blog for that long, but I’m extremely grateful for all the artwork that’s been posted here. It’s given me a chance to learn from sequential art masters, as well as reputable how-to books. I’ve paid attention to the techniques shown in both of these venues, and I think I now have a handle on how to draw the essential comic book superheroine" #feminism #comics