Chicks Dig Comics/Womanthology Updates!

Hey, everyone…..I’VE GOT TWO BOOKS IN STORES TODAY!!

Actually hitting stores TODAY, is Chicks Dig Comics from Mad Norwegian Press, a series of essays from women about their love of, you guessed it – comics! Check out this crazy line-up involved.

  • Introduction by Mark Waid
  • Editors’ Foreword, by Lynne M. Thomas and Sigrid Ellis
  • Mary Batson and the Chimera Society, by Gail Simone
  • Summers and Winters, Frost and Fire, by Seanan McGuire
  • Cosplay, Creation, and Community, by Erica McGillivray
  • An Interview with Amanda Conner
  • A Matter of When, by Carla Speed McNeil
  • The Other Side of the Desk, by Rachel Edidin
  • An Interview with Terry Moore
  • Nineteen Panels about Me and Comics, by Sara Ryan
  • I’m Batman, by Tammy Garrison
  • An Interview with Alisa Bendis
  • My Secret Identity, by Caroline Pruett
  • The Green Lantern Mythos: A Metaphor for My (Comic Book) Life, by Jill Pantozzi
  • Vampirella, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Page Turn, by Jen Van Meter
  • Confessions of a (Former) Unicorn, by Tara O’Shea
  • The Evolution of a Tart, by Sheena McNeil
  • Kitty Queer, by Sigrid Ellis
  • The Captain in the Capitol: Invoking the Superhero in Daily Life by, Jennifer Margret Smith
  • Burn, Baby Burn, by Lloyd Rose
  • Tune in Tomorrow, by Sue DCWKA
  • An Interview with Greg Rucka
  • Comic Book Junkie, by Jill Thompson
  • From Pogo to Girl Genius, by Delia Sherman
  • I am Sisyphus, and I am Happy, by Kelly Thompson
  • Captain America’s Next Top Model, by Anika Dane Milik
  • An Interview with Louise Simonson
  • Me Vs. Me, by Sarah Kuhn
  • A Road That has No Ending: Revenge in Sandman, by Sarah Monette
  • Mutants, by Marjorie Liu
  • You’re on the Global Frequency, by Elizabeth Bear
  • Crush on a Superhero, by Colleen Doran

I couldn’t be more happy to have been involved and I’m thrilled that I get to join the ranks of Lynne and Sigrid’s other books, Chicks Dig Time Lords and Whedonistas.

The second book I was honored to be a part of, has already been in stores for a few weeks now, Womanthology from IDW Publishing! You’ve heard about the Kickstarter sensation, well it’s finally a reality. Check out the complete contributor list on the Womanthology blog.


It’s completely surreal, not just to have my first ever comic in print (Dream Weaver), but to have it in print alongside women I truly admire and have been fans of for years. And for those who’ve read my story and are wondering, yes, it’s part of a much larger story. I hope I get to tell it some day.

For anyone who’s already got their copies – THANK YOU!! And for anyone who’s going to go buy them now at the links I’ve provided – THANK YOU!! And another big THANK YOU for all your continued support. When I started this blog back in 2008, I had no idea this is where I’d end up but I am very glad to be here. Now, where do I go next?

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2 Responses to “Chicks Dig Comics/Womanthology Updates!”

  1. Nick Jones says:

    I'm glad that Dream Weaver might be expanded upon down the line. If I had one complaint about Womanthology: Heroic it's that so many of the individual comics seemed to be a tiny piece of a larger story that I wanted to see more of.

  2. Nick Jones says:

    I'm glad that Dream Weaver might be expanded upon down the line. If I had one complaint about Womanthology: Heroic it's that so many of the individual comics seemed to be a tiny piece of a larger story that I wanted to see more of.