Femme Magnifique (Paperback)

50 Magnificent Women Who Changed The World

By Shelly Bond (Editor)

Black Crown, 9781684053209, 240pp.

Publication Date: September 25, 2018

List Price: 29.99*
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Description

A comic book anthology salute to 50 magnificent women who take names, crack ceilings, and change the game in pop, politics, art, and science.

The Kickstarter sensation that united over 100 comic book writers and artists from around the globe is now available in paperback with new content, including a new cover by Tess Fowler (Kid Lobotomy, Rat Queens).

50 female trailblazers of yesterday and today each get a 4-color sequential tribute in Femme Magnifique. This collection features 3-page short stories about women from the arenas of pop music, politics, art, and science. From astronauts and archaeologists to muckrakers and mathematicians, Femme Magnifique will stimulate and educate. Part mini biopic, part personal inspiration, this collection also features new material including a foreword, behind-the-scenes process pages, and more!

Creators from South Africa, India, England, Denmark, the U.S. and other locales converge to share stories of personal heroines Kate Bush, Octavia Butler, Rumiko Takahashi, Ada Lovelace, Misty Copeland, Margaret Sanger, Michelle Obama, Sally Ride, Harriet Tubman ,and more!

Comic book luminaries Gail Simone, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Bill Sienkiewicz, Kieron Gillen, Sanford Greene, Jill Thompson, Gilbert Hernandez, Gerard Way, and Marguerite Bennett, to name a few, lend their talents to a celebration of kickass women who are truly magnifique.


About the Author

Shelly Bond is the curator/editor of Black Crown, IDW's creator-owned imprint at the cross street of comics and chaos. See the debut titles Kid Lobotomy, Assassinistas, and Punks Not Dead! Her name appears in over 950 comic books and graphic novels, from Neil Gaiman's award-winning Sandman series to masterworks by Grant Morrison, Bill Willingham, and Michael Allred. Bond lives in Los Angeles with her favorite comics book artist/husband, Philip, and their son, Spencer. She wields red pens and tap shoes with equal aplomb.