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She Changed Comics: Rose O’Neill, Champion of Suffrage

March 10, 2017
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She Changed Comics: Rose O’Neill, Champion of Suffrage

Many people may not recognize Rose O'Neill's name until you mention her most famous creation: Kewpies. O'Neill became one of the highest paid illustrators (male or female) of the early 20th century largely because of her cherubic creations, but she didn't sit on her laurels -- she used her fame and popularity to campaign for…

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She Changed Comics: Pre-Code & Golden Age

March 4, 2016
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She Changed Comics: Pre-Code & Golden Age

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. Check back here every week for biographical snippets on female creators who have pushed the boundaries of the format and/or seen their work challenged or banned. Barbara Hall Isabelle Daniel Hall, who later worked under the name Barbara,…

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