Virginia Krausmann was well known for her versatility in style. She continued Ethel Hays’ strip Marianne in 1936 with Hays’ signature art deco style, but over time added more detail. She would also continue Dorthy Urfer’s Annibelle in 1936 as well.
Originally assistant to Martha Orr, Dale Conner took over the Depression era comic strip, Apple Mary from 1939, and continued to work on it with writer Allen Saunders. Under Conner and Saunders, the comic strip changed dramatically; the strip itself was changed to Mary Worth’s Family. The strip was signed under a combination of both […]
Working in male-dominated comic book genre of action comics, Caroline Sexton is often known by her gender ambiguous name C.M. Sexton. She worked on the comic strip Luke and Duke in 1934, which followed two American Soldiers during World War I. Her style seems familiar to that of comic Tintin.
Christine Shields comic Blue Hole won the Xeric Award in 1996. She has appeared in Zero Zero.
Tarpe Mills was born June Tarpe Mills, but used Tarpe to be more sexually ambiguous in her line of action-oriented comic strips. She contributed to characters of such titles as The Purple Zombie, Devil’s Dust, The Cat Man, and Daredevil Barry Finn, but she is best known for creating Miss Fury in 1941. It was […]
Sara Varon is best known for her 2003 wordless comic Sweatherweather. Her work is known for its multitude of anthropomorphic animals, robots, snowmen, and even bakery goods, as well as questioning the notion of personal children comics. She has published titles such as Robot Dreams 2007, Chicken and Cat 2006, and its follow up, Chicken […]
Erika Moen began her web comic DAR! in 2003 and continued the comic until in 2009 she began self-publishing the web comic and stopped the series. DAR! is an autobiographical comic that follows Erika’s quirky life, first as an emotional lesbian in art school and then to her mid-20s married to a English man. Her […]