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DC Comics: Not One Penny From This Fan Until You Hire More Women Writers

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I’m a 20-year-old queer Canadian woman who has been reading comics since I was a kid. Comics mean a lot to me: the characters, the legacy, the expression through word and image —  graphic storytelling is a beautiful art. But the difficult thing about comics is its very “boys-only” attitude. Interacting with male fans is a challenge — often your opinions are disregarded, because surely a woman couldn’t know the first thing about comics.

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