This is a list of women who have been involved with producing comic books and comic strips. Many notable female comics creators exist though the field of comics creation is traditionally male-dominated.

American comics

Platinum Age (1897–1937)

Golden Age/Silver Age (1930s to approx. 1970)

Bronze Age and Modern Age

American manga

Alternative comics

American comic strips

Japanese manga


See also


  1. Grace Drayton
  2. Jerry Bails' "Who's Who of American Comic Books 1928-1999: Bernard Baily Studio
  3. Sometimes spelled "Rae Herman", though artist [[wikipedia:Mort Leav|]] was cited in Alter Ego #60 (July 2006), p. 54, as recalling her first name spelled "Ray".
  4. Alter Ego #60 (July 2006), p. 54, interview with artist [[wikipedia:Tony DiPreta|]], who said her next company after Holyoke might have been Orbit, based in [[wikipedia:Columbus Circle|]] in [[wikipedia:Manhattan|]].
  5. 5.0 5.1 Hajdu, David. The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How it Changed America, page 5. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008. ISBN 0-374-18767-3; ISBN 978-0-374-18767-5.
  6. "We Didn't Know it was the Golden Age" (column), by Marc Swayze: Alter Ego #5 (Summer 2000), pp. 40-41
  7. Credits Page, I Hate Gallant Girl #1 (November 2008), [[wikipedia:Image Comics|]]
  8. Credits Page, Rogue Angel: Teller of Tall Tales #1 (February 2008), IDW Publishing
  9. Credits Page, I Was Kidnapped by Lesbian Pirates from Outer Space #1 (May 2008), Platinum Studios
  10. Credits Page, Dark Ivory #1 (March 2008), ([[wikipedia:Image Comics|]])
  11. Credits Page, The Voyages of The SheBuccaneer #1 (2008), Great Big Comics
  12. Credits Page, The Dreamer #1 (October 2008), IDW Publishing
  13. Credits Page, Grimm Fairy Tales #25 (March 2008), Zenescope Entertainment
  14. Credits Page, Jughead's Double Digest #139 (June 2008), Archie Comic Publications
  15. "Flash in the Pan", Teen Titans Year One #4 (June 2008), DC Comics
  16. "About Danielle and GWS". Girls With Slingshots. Retrieved 23 May 2012. 
  17. "Bucko HC". Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  18. "Young Black Jack Manga Inspired by Tezuka Classic". [[wikipedia:Anime News Network|]]. 2011-11-08. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  19. "Kashimashi's Inugami Launches Ashita mo Kotokoto Manga". [[wikipedia:Anime News Network|]]. 2012-09-16. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 
  20. "KÔDA Momoko" (in French). Retrieved 2013-03-07. 
  21. "Saiyuki Ibun Manga Resumes After 28-Month Hiatus". [[wikipedia:Anime News Network|]]. 2012-11-16. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 
  22. "Chisa x Pon/Hetakoi Manga Creator Junko Nakano Passes Away". [[wikipedia:Anime News Network|]]. 2012-08-27. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 
  23. Jason Thompson (2013-02-14). "Jason Thompson's House of 1000 Manga Cipher". [[wikipedia:Anime News Network|]]. Retrieved 2013-03-02. 
  24. "Manga Explores Classical Performing Arts of Noh, Kabuki". [[wikipedia:Anime News Network|]]. 2008-05-09. Retrieved 2013-03-02. 
  25. "Boys-Love Manga Artist Asami Tojo Passes Away". [[wikipedia:Anime News Network|]]. 2007-11-04. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 

External links

Further reading

Category:Lists of comics creators Comics writers and artists Category:Female comics artists Category:Female comics writers Category:Women writers by format

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