An Anthology of Aotearoa/NZ Women's ComicsBook - 2016
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I attended the live-streamed All about women sessions beamed in from the Sydney Opera House to the Christchurch Art Gallery on Sunday from 3pm to 7.30pm. It was heartening to hear the introductory voiceover acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which the Sydney Opera House stands in both English and the local Gadigal dialect of the Dharug language. The first session was… (more)
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
ChristchurchLib Apr 07, 2019
A fantastic anthology of diverse comics with one big thing in common- they were all created by women. Ranging from dark to funny, conventionally beautiful to gorgeously ugly, each contributor sent in three words, which were redistributed to other contributors to use as the basis for their work. T... Read More »
Alina's pick: Comics by and about women in NZ.
StaffPickles Apr 27, 2016
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.