9781935234050

Chicks Dig Comics: A Celebration of Comic Books by the Women Who Love Them

  • ISBN 13:

    9781935234050

  • ISBN 10:

    1935234056

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/10/2012
  • Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books Inc

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Summary

In Chicks Dig Comics, editors Lynne M. Thomas (Hugo-Award-winning Chicks Dig Time Lords) and Sigrid Ellis bring together essays by award-winning writers and artists who celebrate the comics medium and its creators, and who examine the characters and series that they love. Gail Simone ( Birds of Prey) and Carla Speed McNeil ( Finder) describe how they entered the comics industry. Colleen Doran ( A Distant Soil) reveals her superhero crush, while Jill Thompson ( Scary Godmother) confesses to being a comics junkie. Jen Van Meter ( Hopeless Savages) sings the praises of 1970s horror comics, and Seanan McGuire (the October Daye series) takes sides in the Jean Grey vs. Emma Frost battle.Other contributors include Marjorie Liu ( Dark Wolverine), Rachel Edidin (Dark Horse Comics), Jill Pantozzi (Newsarama), Kelly Thompson (Comic Book Resources), and SF/F authors Sara Ryan, Delia Sherman, Sarah Monette, and Elizabeth Bear. Also featured: an introduction by Mark Waid ( Kingdom Come) and exclusive interviews with Amanda Connor ( Power Girl), Louise Simonson ( Power Pack), Greg Rucka ( Queen & Country), and Terry Moore ( Strangers in Paradise).

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