Tag: she changed comics

Comics Pioneer Challenged Racism and Status Quo of Her Era

In celebration of Black History Month, CBLDF is rerunning some amazing profiles created in partnership with Black Nerd Problems to spotlight Black comics creators and cartoonists who made significant contributions to free expression. To see the full list of resources, visit http://cbldf.org/profiles-in-black-cartooning/ Profiles…

Bringing Comics into Your Classroom and Curriculum

Looking for ways to engage reluctant readers? Need gripping tales for those students with shorter attention spans? Interested in teaching visual literacy in addition to improving vocabulary and reading comprehension? Look no further than (trumpet sounds) comic books! If you…

Jackie Ormes to Enter Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame

We at CBLDF were delighted to hear recently that Jackie Ormes, the first Black woman creator of a nationally syndicated comic strip, will be inducted into the Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame later this year. We profiled Ormes in…

Bechdel, Satrapi, Chast Featured in Simpsons Cameos

A women in comics dream team assembled for last week’s episode of The Simpsons , a team that also happened to include two creators whose graphic novels are frequently challenged — and a full slate of women who were also profiled…

Join Us for She Changed Comics at UIUC!

Calling all central Illinoisans! Next Monday, April 24, CBLDF Editorial Director Betsy Gomez will join a panel discussion centered on our book She Changed Comics at the University of Illinois Undergrad Library. Gomez will be joined by comics scholar and…

She Changed Comics: Teaching Resources Now Available!

Thanks to your overwhelming support, we didn’t just fund She Changed Comics, our resource about the women who changed free expression in comics — we also funded teaching guides for higher education, high school, and middle school. Those guides are…

Join CBLDF at WonderCon Anaheim This Weekend!

WonderCon has returned to Anaheim this year, and we’ll be there to fight for the freedom to read comics! Find us at booth #1209 at the Anaheim Convention Center, March 31 – April 2, with a slew of signed goodies…

She Changed Comics: Roberta Gregory Interview

Roberta Gregory uses dark humor to explore the modern world from a feminist perspective, and her groundbreaking work garners a broad spectrum of reactions, from veneration to outright rejection. During Emerald City Comicon she sat down with She Changed Comics editor Betsy…

She Changed Comics: It’s Not the National “Men’s” Cartoonists Society

Edwina Dumm, Barbara Shermund, and Hilda Terry helped pave the way for women in the cartooning business today. These women produced persuasive illustrations for the suffrage movement and emphasized the strength of women in daily life, often with notable humor, and…

Teaching and Library Resources for Comics by Women

There’s still about a week left in Women’s History Month, but librarians and educators can use our resources all year round! Below, you’ll find 19 comics by women for which we’ve made CBLDF Discussion Guides, Using Graphic Novels in Education…