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Feminist Comix

Emily Brymer


It’s 1969. Underground comix express counter-cultural values in San Francisco (and elsewhere), breaking new ground with raw and fearless storytelling. Second-wave feminism simultaneously gains influence, reintroducing ideas of equality to American women. Comix captivated young female cartoonists with their openness and freedom of expression, but women were excluded by the male dominated comix scene. These frustrated feminist cartoonists produced their own work specifically to promote female empowerment. It Ain’t Me Babe, the first comic produced entirely by women, came out in 1970, sparking a wave of feminist comix in the 1970’s–80’s. Their legacy inspires countless female cartoonists today.

Printed at the worker-owned Stumptown Printers, Portland, OR.

This is #106 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series.

Emily Brymer is a cartoonist, illustrator, and graphic designer from Newark, DE.

Updates: Iran’s impending revolution

Updates: Iran’s impending revolution

October 26, 2022

October 26, 2022 marks forty days since the death of Mahsa Jina Amini by Iran’s morality police. From all around the country, thousands of people marched to her gravesite despite road blockades. Students in universities across the county and well as refinery workers continue their strikes against the current oppressive regime.