Girls Comics

In Praise Of… Comic Artist Giorgio Giorgetti, creator of “Cat Girl”

Giorgio Giorgetti (1920-1982) was, as his name suggests, Italian, but moved to London in 1950, later setting up a studio in Margate. During his long career he worked on a diverse range of titles including Eagle, June, June and School Friend, Mirabelle, Tammy, Valiant and others.

House of Illustration “Women Making Girls’ Comics” Event Tomorrow

London’s House of Illustration will be shining a spotlight on the work of women creators from the ‘Golden Age’ of British comics aimed at younger female audiences, with Jenni Scott, Mel Gibson and David Roach tomorrow afternoon (16th April 2016). The women writers… Read More ›

Remembered Reading: Dr Mel Gibson’s new study of Girls Comics released

Remembered Reading, a reader’s history exploring the forgotten genre of British girls’ comics by Dr Mel Gibson, has just been published by Leuven Univeristy Press. Girls’ comics were a major genre from the 1950s onwards in Britain. The most popular titles sold between… Read More ›

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