Off-Panel: August 5, 2015

This post originally appeared on Panels, which is now Book Riot Comics

Our daily round-up of news around the comics space, from the gutters and beyond.

“Despite recent successes such as the reinvention of Miss [sic] Marvel as a Muslim teenager, a female Thor and a She-Hulk, as well as DC’s rebooting of many of its superheroines, there are still far too few female artists working at both comic book empires.”

YEP. But this is a solid list of movie adaptations of comics with female writers.

“There is an awareness that nearly a half-century after Franklin was created, thereby integrating America’s beloved comic strip, he still resonates as not just a character, but also as a symbol of cultural illumination.”

This piece on Franklin and Peanuts is really great.

“A pop-up store combining ice cream and comic books, the first of its kind in Taiwan, opened last Friday in Taipei.”

WANT.

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