Marvel announces GIRL COMICS

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Publisher’s Weekly Comics Blog, The Beat, broke this story about a book celebrating the 30th anniversary of both the National Women’s History Project AND the first appearance of She-Hulk. What’s really exciting is that the new book isn’t just a bunch of female characters in bikinis, but some serious female talent behind the books as well.

Here’s one of the first projects out of the box, GIRL COMICS, a three-issue anthology miniseries much in the spirit of STRANGE TALES, featuring comics created exclusively BY women. And that means writing, lettering, drawing — everything. Contributors include Kathryn Immonen, Marjorie Liu, Devin Grayson, Ann Nocenti, Trina Robbins, G. Willow Wilson, Stephanie Buscema, Amanda Conner, Jill Thompson, Louise Simonson, Valerie D’Orazio, Colleen Coover, Molly Crabapple, Nikki Cook, Ming Doyle, Abby Denson, and Carla Speed McNeil. The book is edited by Jeanine Schaefer, and we’re happy to debut the cover of the first issue, by Amanda Conner, colored by Laura Martin.

The entire article is an interview with Jeanine Schaefer, the editor of the compilation. Make sure you head over to read more about this cool collection of sweet comics from female creative teams.

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Rob first experienced the joy of comics on the playground in elementary school, where his friend read Galactus' dialogue as, "Punny Humans!" He got the collector's itch right after Superman died in the 1990s and has been buying them often ever since, wondering if he'll ever sell any of them after all. A gadget and gaming enthusiast, Rob spends his off time with family, a disco band, and two other websites. Whew.

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