Please click here to view 101 Things You Definitely Do Not Know About Comics, a silent film by Danielle Chenette, Anne Elizabeth Moore, and The Ladydrawers, presented in a somewhat truncated and very experimental —possibly even unsuccessful!—form at the Museum of Contemporary Art on July 27, 2013.
It contains our latest creation, a survey about emotional labor! We’re asking food service workers to participate by filling out a quick chart after each work shift. We’re seeking to gather data about how you feel at the end of your workday. By gauging the levels of happiness, stress, and pride people experience in an […]
Hey folks, Truthout asked us to throw together some handy banner-ads for when they redesign the front page of their site, and the fabulous Nicole Boyett created these. Since the strip’s being used in classrooms and linked to all over the place, we wanted to post them for public use. We’re fans of diversity, […]
Delia Jean Hickey was drawing comics about gender and economics before she ever even heard of the Ladydrawers. (Check her hiLARious Station In Life Comics here. Like, now.) As part of the Ladydrawers crew, she researched the economics of the comics industry and, as a final project, drew comic from which the below is excerpted. […]
The Role of Marketing Do you think comics are effectively marketed to women? Yes 79 4% No 1630 92% What forms of marketing comics do you think are most effective in selling comics to women? Previews (the catalog) 266 17% Individual comic shop marketing 518 33% Television and movie adaptations 1084 69% Previews (advanced views […]
The Role of Content What’s the gender of your favorite comic book character? Female 548 31% Male 1033 59% Other 182 10% Not sure what people count as “other” BUT I’m interested to see how close this divide is to the divide in gender of respondents. Do you think content is a deciding factor for […]
Perceptions of Gender in the Comics Industry Is gender of comics creators a deciding factor in your comic purchases? Yes 128 7% No 1614 92% Do you think comics, as a form of media, are something that appeals to most women? Yes 507 29% No 1234 70% This is the response that concerns me the […]