‘Jem’ Artist Jen Bartel Shows How Comic Book Shops Are Failing Female Fans

She illustrates the Catch-22 that occurs when shops that repel women simultaneously complain that women don’t buy comics in a beautiful Twitter takedown.

Artist Jen Bartel (Jem, America), went on an epic Twitter rant Wednesday morning, dissecting the troubles in the distribution chain that end up hurting both comics and the women who create and love them.


The great thing is that the thread evolved into a place to recommend shops that do make women feel welcome. Click here and scroll down to find a recommendation or leave a recommendation for a shop you love.