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Women and Popular Culture at the Modern Graphic History Library

A guide to women in pop culture resources at MGHL

From the MGHL Collections

Images from the Center for the Humanities Comics Collection

Center for the Humanities Comics Collection

The Center for the Humanities Comics Collection is comprised of thousands of comic books, predominantly published between 1970 and 2000. The collection contains a particularly strong selection of titles featuring female superheroes, and also includes important underground feminist comix. View the Center for the Humanities Comics Collection finding aid to learn more about this collection.

Some of the titles featuring female protagonists include:

  • Action Girl
  • Artbabe
  • Barb Wire
  • Catwoman
  • Dirty Plotte
  • FemForce
  • Girls' Love Stories
  • Good Girl Art Quarterly
  • Huntress
  • Martha Washington Stranded in Space
  • Mary Marvel
  • Naughty Bits
  • She-Hulk
  • Spiderwoman
  • Star Fire
  • Supergirl
  • Tits & Clits
  • Vision and the Scarlet Witch
  • Warrior Nun Areala
  • Wonder Woman
  • Wimmen’s Comix