Earlier this week I posted about the upcoming DC Comics series Gotham Academy. That book will be written by Becky Cloonan. I think its an important book for DC and explained why in the post.
This week also saw announcements of two other series that also seem a good fit for a more diverse audience and also have female creators attached.
It’s like Christmas in July!
From Vertigo this November we’ll see The Kitchen written by Ollie Masters with art with Ming Doyle. The book takes place in New York in the 70s and is being pitched as Goodfellas mashed up with Mob Wives. I’m sure last year’s release of American Hustle, also partially set in New York in the 70s didn’t hurt this pitch.
I’m a huge fan of fellow Bostonian Ming Doyle, who you may know best from Image’s Mara. The New York of the 70s was a dirty, gritty, violent place and I think Doyle’s art is a perfect match. Take a look:
But there’s more!
Virginia Woolf (via nobunnyluvsyou)
I’m going to hang this over my desk at work. SO THEY KNOW.