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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US REFER ROB1999
Title: From Girls to Grrlz: A history of Women's Comics from Teens to Zines
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Personal name: Robbins, Trina
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Reference
International Standard Book Number: 9780811821995
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Chronicle Books
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 1999
Summary, etc. note: Boys aren't the only ones who read comics—girls do too! From Betty and Veronica to Slutburger and Art Babe, Girls to Grrrlz explores the amazing but true history of girl comics. Pop culture fans will delight in author Trina Robbins' chronological commentary (with attitude) on the authors, artists, trends, and sassy, brassy characters featured in comic books for the last half-century. Meet the bubble-headed bombshells of the '40s, the lovelorn ladies of the '50s, the wimmin libbers of the '70s, and the grrrowling grrrlz of today. Her commentary is paired with a ton of rare comic book art pulled from the best girl comics published since World War II. Bridging the gap between Ms. and Sassy, between Miss America and Naomi Wolf, From Girls to Grrrlz reminds us how comic book characters humorously—and critically—reflect our changing culture.
Expansion of summary note: Archie Comics, Julie Doucet, Katy Keene, Gay Comix, Dykes to Watch Out For, Bikini Kill, Bitchy Bitch, Dan DeCarlo, Dame Darcy, Romance comics, Girl, Women, Hernandez, Walt Kelly, classic, Stan Lee, Love and Rockets, Mad Comics, Kirby, Superman, Tits 'n' Clits, Wet Satin, Bill Woggon, feminist,wimmen's comix
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