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Let's share our recommendations!

One of the things that I love about comics is the freedom to express a lot through a few pages. The combination of images and text means that the medium can say a lot in just a little time. And while the message can vary depending on the period and the writer, a lot of amazing feminist ideas have been shared through comics. I thought I'd share some of my favorites to get the ball rolling, but please share yours as well!

Black Widow (Noto/Edmonson)

I have my reservations about the writer as a person, but the story that Marvel commissioned is everything we could have wanted from a kick-ass female hero.

Bitch Planet (Deconnick/Delandro)

A planet full of non-compliant women? Women that don't care for your beauty standards or misogyny? Heck yeah!

Dykes to Watch Out For (Allison Bechdel)

So that panel was written in 1988 and frankly I *still* don't want to get out of bed.

Ms. Marvel (Wilson/Alphona)

I will never have enough of these comics. They're so beautiful and inspiring!

Wonder Woman

The old-school stuff can be kind of hit-or-miss, but Alex De Campi did amazing work with the character recently, you should totally check it out!

What else would we recommend?

I know I left a bunch out. Especially for people just getting started reading comics, which ones do you think people HAVE to check out?
I completely misread the title. My favorite is Shi. They didn't make a whole lot of issues like some others but it was a good series.
I would have to say May Parker.
@trin1991 ^_^ I do really love the comics. I'm hoping the next Black Widow ones will be just as awesome
I actually downloaded Black Orchid the other day to reread. I remember it as fairly feminist, but I could be wrong. I'm rather tentative about making such claims, after revisiting Razor. That was majorly disappointing...I should have just left that one to rosier memories.
one of the first ones that popped into my head was black widow so we're on the same page @shannonl5
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