Three Words

Three Words

An Anthology of Aotearoa/NZ Women's Comics

Book - 2016
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Women in Aoteroa New Zealand make comics. They make slick professional comics and homemade crafty ones. some are conventionally attractive and some are beautifully ugly. Some have logical linear narratives and some are cerebral visual leaping swirls. There are big proud comics and small humble ones, widely distributed comics and one-offs, comics that are deep and meaningful and some that are light and silly. There are physical, emotional and intellectual comics, intentional and accidental comics, happy, sad, funny, angry, scary, confusing and wondrous comics. For some it may be a surprise to find so many comics by women, since conventional wisdom would have us believe that comics is a boys' club. But it's not a surprise to us. Although women's comics haven't been represented much in New Zealand history books, they have been found in zines and magazines, tumbles, twitter feeds, shoe boxes, art galleries, painted on old tea trays and brochures, magneted to fridges, tattooed on forearms. And now they're also here. In this book. A whole bunch of them, up front, visible, available and MAKING HISTORY.
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand :, Beatnik,, 2016.
©2016
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780994120502
0994120508
Branch Call Number: 741.5 THR
Characteristics: 264 pages :,colour illustrations ;,22 cm

Opinion


Featured Blogs and Events

Fight for your (women’s) rights – Clementine Ford – WORD Christchurch

Fight like a girl kicks off with an author's note "I hope you enjoy it, and find it galvanising!" Well, this book is absolutely galvanising — and upsetting, eye-opening, rage-inducing. It comes down to this: Girls, women, trans women — it's ok to be angry, in fact if you're not, you should be: If you are a woman living in this world and you're not angry, you're not paying enough attention. No… (more)


From Library Staff

Alina's pick: Comics by and about women in NZ.

Donna's pick: What an array of cartooning talent we have in Aotearoa. This book showcases the varied work of many fine NZ comics makers.


From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at My Library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top