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Femme Magnifique : 50 Magnificent Women Who Changed The World

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Author: Shelly Bond

Publisher: Idea & Design Works

Publish Date: 25 Sep 2018

ISBN-13: 9781684053209

Pages: 304

File Type: PDF

Language: English



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 4color
sequential tribute in Femme Magnifique. This collection features 3page 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,
behindthescenes 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 luminairies 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.
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About the Author

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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.
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