|—||Veteran writer Marjorie Liu on sexual harassment/misogny in the comics industry—and the collective amnesia that hits much of the industry every time the topic ever gets broached.|
FAKE GEEK GUYS: A MESSAGE TO MEN ABOUT SEXUAL HARASSMENT
By Andy Khouri
“I think this woman is wrong about something on the Internet. Clearly my best course of action is to threaten her with rape.”
That’s crazy talk, right? So why does it happen all the time?
Honest question, dudes.
That women are harassed online is not news. That women in comics and the broader fandom cultures are harassed online is not news. That these women are routinely transmitted anonymous messages describing graphic sexual violence perpetrated upon them for transgressions as grave as not liking a thing… that is actually news to me, and it’s probably news to a lot of you guys reading this.
So what do we do about it?
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We buried treasure on the beach for the girls. Here’s their map.
Skyman #4 is out today, so I thought I’d give you guys a behind-the-scenes look at the cover process on this issue…
Step 1: The awesome Freddie Williams II provided us with cover sketches.
Step 2: The selected sketch is fleshed out in wireframes, which are basically Freddie’s digital pencils, except…
Step 3: “Dark Skyman” needed to be designed. So, interior artist Manuel Garcia sent us his design. Writer Joshua Hal Fialkov said, “That’s the guy!” and we sent him over to Freddie to add to the cover…
Step 4: …which he did masterfully, providing us with an amazing action cover!
Step 5: Freddie’s wireframe was then sent to digital painter Jeremy Roberts, who made it look all pretty. And finally…
Step 6: The Dark Horse design department works their magic!
Skyman #4 is on sale today! Make sure to check it out!
A little late (on the East Coast), but on the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s major league baseball debut (breaking the color barrier) on April 15, 1947, Robot 6 shares a sampling of Jackie Robinson-related 1950 comic books.