List of feminist comic books
This is a list of
feminist comic books and graphic novels.
Sailor Moon   
by Sally Heathcote: Suffragette Mary M. Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot.
Sesame But Different by Chiapoppy.  
by Sex Criminals Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky. Image Comics series. A woman can stop time when she has an orgasm. 
( Shakmagia Jewelry Box in English), a feminist Egyptian magazine, collecting political comics stories by different authors. 
. She-Hulk Marvel Comics series about a female lawyer that gains green skin and super strength, that, depending on the writer, varies between a male fantasy, and a witty swashbuckler.  
by Shin Kilali Murasaki Yamada. A semi-autobiographical story in which the protagonist, a mother of two whose marriage of ten years is slowly failing, eventually decides to find a job despite protest from her husband. 
written by Strong Female Protagonist Brennan Lee Mulligan and drawn by Molly Ostertag. by Tony Wolf with art by Joao Vieira. A Jet City Comics trilogy about the adventures of a secret society of martial arts-trained women, known as the "Amazons", who serve as bodyguards and field agents for the leaders of the radical women's suffrage movement in England during early 1914. Suffrajitsu: Mrs. Pankhurst's Amazons 
Wimmin's Comix anthology series founded by Trina Robbins that ran from 1972 to 1992. 
Woman World by Aminder Dhaliwal, a science fiction comic about the development of an all-woman civilization after men become extinct as a result of a birth defect. , Wonder Woman DC Comics series. Iconic superheroine, originally symbolizing the 1940s liberated woman.    
See also [ edit ]
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Abad-Santos, Alex (December 9, 2014). "Bitch Planet is the feminist comic book we've all been waiting for". Vox . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
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Berlatsky, Noah (August 13, 2013). "Some of the Greatest, Most Popular Comic Books Are Feminist". The Atlantic. Atlantic Monthly Group . Retrieved . December 19, 2014
Arbeiter, Michael (October 2014). "9 Fascinating Facts About Captain Marvel, The Studio's First Super Heroine". Bustle . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
Edgar, Sean (January 22, 2013). "Castle Waiting: Volume I". Paste . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
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^ Chase, Alicia (2013). "You Must Look at the Personal Clutter: Diaristic Indulgence, Adolescence, Feminist Autobiography," in Jane Tolmie (ed.),
Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art, University Press of Mississippi, p. 225.
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"Underground Comix Collection". Comix Joint . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
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The Rise of the American Comics Artist, University Press of Mississippi, p. 138.
Sen, Jai (October 18, 2013). "Paige Braddock Changes the World Without Bending or Breaking It". The Clyde Fitch Report . Retrieved . 5 December 2019
Regan, Tim (December 11, 2014). "Meet the Local Illustrator of Lumberjanes, a Feminist, Fast-Growing Summer Camp Comic". Washington City Paper. Washington, D.C . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
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Díez Balda, María Antonia (2004). "La imagen de la mujer en el cómic: Cómic feminista, cómic futurista y de cienciaficción" (PDF). Asociación de mujeres investigadoras y tecnólogas. Dpto. Sociología y Antropología Social. Facultad de Ciencias Sociales. Univ. de Valencia . Retrieved . December 22, 2014
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Pfeiffer, Elisabeth (January 11, 2013). "Interview with Jeremy Whitley of Princeless". Women Write About Comics . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
"Comic Book: Priya's Shakti". priyashakti.com. Rattapallax. Archived from the original on December 20, 2014 . Retrieved . December 22, 2014 Led by Priya, her followers, both men and women, spread the message of women’s equality across the Earth, and not to remain silent in the face of violence against women and injustice.
Chowdhury, Jennifer (December 15, 2014). "India's Newest Heroine Breaks Rape-Talk Taboo with Comic Book". NBCNews.com.
"Asian Women Giving Circle". Archived from the original on 7 January 2015 . Retrieved . 29 December 2014
Ballou, Elizabeth (June 17, 2014). ". 'Rat Queens' Comic Allows Female Characters to Kick Some Butt...With Clothes On" Bustle . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
Bridges, Rose (July 10, 2014). "The Feminism of Sailor Moon". bitchmagazine.org. Bitch Media . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
Kahn, Juliet (July 14, 2014). "Nostalgia As A Weapon: The Sailor Moon Renaissance Is A Feminist Mission Behind The Lines Of Pop Culture". comicsalliance.com. ScreenCrush. Archived from the original on December 20, 2014 . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
"Sesame But Different (LGBT)". . 2021 Webtoon . Retrieved . 16 March 2021
"Lesbische Sichtbarkeit mit Poppy und Chia" [Lesbian visibility with Poppy and Chia]. Mannschaft Magazin (in German). 25 December 2020 . Retrieved . 16 March 2021
El Deeb, Sarah (November 20, 2014). "New Egypt comic artists push limits of expression". U-T San Diego. Associated Press . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
Rosenberg, Alyssa (May 21, 2014). "She-Hulk is a feminist hero, not a male fantasy". Washington Post . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
"Fiction Book Review: Tamara Drewe". Publishers Weekly. PWxyz. 2008 . Retrieved . December 23, 2014
^ Ho, Elizabeth (Summer 2011).
"From 'Having it all' to 'Away from it all': Post-feminism and Tamara Drewe", College Literature, 38(3), pp. 45–65, p. 46: " Tamara Drew represents the experience of feminism as non-linear, consisting of sometimes overlapping, sometimes conflicting, histories."
Imelda Whelehan, Esther Sonnet (1997), "Regendered Reading: Tank Girl and Postmodernist Intertextuality", Trash Aesthetics: Popular Culture and Its Audience, pp. 31–47, ISBN 978-0745312026
Dueben, Alex (May 7, 2014). "Mariko and Jillian Tamaki Tell the Story of "This One Summer". " comicbookresources.com. Comic Book Resources . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
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Smith, Amanda (2018). "A Graphic Revolution: Talking Poetry and Politics with Giannina Braschi". Chiricu. 2. No. 2 – via JSTOR.
^ Young, Allison J. Kelaher (2005). "Comics," in James Thomas Sears (ed.),
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Lepore, Jill (December 5, 2014). "Wonder Woman: the feminist". Guardian . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
Lincoln, Ross (December 17, 2014). "Five Favorites from the Comics and Cosplay Channel: From the Desk of Senior Editor Ross Lincoln". Escapist. Defy Media . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
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"Y: The Last Man - The F-Word". www.thefword.org.uk. 18 July 2011 . Retrieved . 2016-07-25
Further reading [ edit ]
AMC (2004). "Feminism," in Gina Renée Misiroglu, David A. Roach (eds.),
The Superhero Book: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Comic-book Icons and Hollywood Heroes, Visible Ink Press, pp. 212–215.
LeBas, Sam (2014). "Comicsonice - Tag: Feminism". comicsonice.com. Sam LeBas. Archived from the original on February 14, 2015 . Retrieved . December 20, 2014
McCubbin, Laurenn (December 18, 2014). "Why 2014 was the Year of the Female Comic Fan". Paste.
Riesman, Abraham (December 18, 2014). "The 10 Best Comics Series of 2014, the Year Feminism Conquered Comics Culture". New York.
Robbins, Trina (2010). "Feminism," in M. Keith Booker (ed.), Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels, ABC-CLIO, pp. 212–218. Scott, Suzanne (2013). "Fangirls in refrigerators: The politics of (in)visibility in comic book culture", Transformative Works and Cultures, 13.