18 Comics & Graphic Novels by Women Creators We Recommend you Read for Women’s History Month 2023

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A THING CALLED TRUTH by Iolanda Zanfardino & Elisa Romboli

A chaotic LGBTQ+ road trip!

A workaholic scientist who wants to save the world and a woman who fears nothing but discovering her own destiny find themselves mixed up in a chaotic, on-the-road adventure through Europe.

Will they manage to find a middle ground between their opposing ways of life—at least for long enough to complete their mission? And could this trip lead to an unexpected romance?


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BINGO LOVE by Tee Franklin & Jenn St-Onge

When Hazel Johnson and Mari McCray met at church bingo in 1963, it was love at first sight. Forced apart by their families and society, Hazel and Mari both married young men and had families. Decades later, now in their mid-’60s, Hazel and Mari reunite again at a church bingo hall. Realizing their love for each other is still alive, what these grandmothers do next takes absolute strength and courage. From TEE FRANKLIN (NAILBITER’s “THE OUTFIT,” Love is Love) and JENN ST-ONGE (Jem & The Misfits), BINGO LOVE is a touching story of love, family, and resiliency that spans over 60 years.

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BLACK CLOAK by Kelly Thompson & Meredith McClaren

SERIES PREMIERE! Eisner Award-winning writer KELLY THOMPSON heads to Image for the first time with BLACK CLOAK, an all-new series with artist MEREDITH McCLAREN! Blade Runner style mixes with SAGA-esque drama in a delectable fantasy/sci-fi blend as two Black Cloaks try to solve the murder of a beloved prince in Kiros, the last city in the known world, before his murder tips the city into war. The mystery begins in a spectacular TRIPLE-LENGTH FIRST ISSUE for $4.99!

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THE DEADLIEST BOUQUET by Erica Schultz & Carola Borelli

Jasmine Hawthorn was a hard-edged Nazi hunter who trained her children well in the art of espionage. But in 1998, when her complicated past finally catches up with her, it’s up to her three estranged daughters, Rose, Poppy, and Violet, to solve their mom’s murder—if they can avoid killing each other in the process.

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THE DEAD LUCKY by Melissa Flores & French Carlomagno

San Francisco is changing. Tech consortium Morrow is building the city of the future with “peacekeeper” robots looming on every corner—and wherever Morrow isn’t, the Salvation gang is.

Bibiana Lopez-Yang is changing too. She came back from Afghanistan with PTSD and the ability to control electrical currents. If she can hold it together, she might be the hero San Francisco needs. But against an enemy this big, it isn’t enough to be good. She’ll have to be lucky.

From debut writer MELISSA FLORES and superstar art team FRENCH CARLOMAGNO and MATTIA IACONO (RADIANT BLACK) comes the newest book in the MASSIVE-VERSE!

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GOLDEN RAGE by Chrissy Williams & Lauren Knight

Older women have been deemed useless to society and abandoned on a remote island, where they must fight to the death, whilst making friends and dessert. Welcome to GOLDEN RAGE: a not-too-distant dystopia where Battle Royale meets The Golden Girls. Perfect for readers who enjoyed Deanna Raybourn's Killers of a Certain Age and Helene Tursten's An Elderly Woman Is Up to No Good.

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INKBLOT by Emma Kubert & Rusty Gladd

A powerful sorceress must attempt to correct her greatest mistake—the creation of a magical cat that can travel through time, space, and the seven realms of reality. The cat threatens to unravel the fabric of the universe, doesn’t care, and just won’t listen!

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Cartoonist ZOE THOROGOOD records six months of her own life as it falls apart in a desperate attempt to put it back together again in the only way she knows how. IT'S LONELY AT THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH is an intimate metanarrative that looks into the life of a selfish artist who must create for her own survival.

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THE LEAST WE CAN DO by Iolanda Zanfardino & Elisa Romboli

Mysterious magical power arises from a world nearly destroyed by war. A young woman fights for her ideas of revolution and to build a new society from the debris. Realizing that she can’t do it alone, she has to prove her worth to the Eclipse Rebels to join them against the dreadful Eden Army.

A story of discovering what is right and what love means in a military-occupied and socially oppressed United Kingdom.

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LOVESICK by Luana Vecchio

The LOVESICK CLUB is an exclusive subscribers-only site on the dark web that offers the best in erotic and ultra-violent entertainment. There matriarch Domino and her fellow dominatrixes punish and torture none other than their own loyal subscribers many of whom pay good money to meet their end by her hand in front of a large anonymous audience.

But in the eyes of her rage-filled haters Domino is the MOTHER DEMON a deranged succubus who oppresses men by turning them into her slaves. For this crime against men she must be hunted down and PUNISHED.

After BOLERO and GOSPEL FOR A NEW CENTURY LUANA VECCHIO invites you to explore the furthest limits of consent idolatry hate and love in this modern blood and neon-soaked horror saga that's not for the faint of heart.

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MAN-EATERS by Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk & Lia Miternique

Adolescent girls can be real monsters.Maude is twelve—which is just about that age when some girls turn into flesh-eating wildcats. As her detective dad investigates a series of strange mauling attacks, Maude begins to worry that she might be the killer.

From the creative team that brought you the groundbreaking Eisner-nominated series Mockingbird, this trade paperback collects the first story arc of the unconventional coming-of-age tale—including the informative survival handbook, “CAT FIGHT! A BOYS’ GUIDE TO DANGEROUS CATS” and all-new never-before-published extras!

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MONSTRESS by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda

Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900’s Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steampunk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, a connection that will transform them both.

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MOTHER OF MADNESS by Emilia Clarke, Marguerite Bennett & Leila Leiz

Game of Thrones superstar EMILIA CLARKE’s debut! The mayhem begins with Maya, under-the-weather scientist by day, over-the-top superhero by night, and badass single mom 24/7. Deadpool action and Fleabag comedy collide when Maya activates her freakish superpowers to take on a secret sect of human traffickers. Bath time’s at seven, bedtime’s at eight, and crime-fighting never sleeps when villains from Maya’s shadowy past come to collect. Comedy and chaos await with co-writer MARGUERITE BENNETT (DC Comics Bombshells, Animosity) and glamorous artist LEILA LEIZ (Horde)!

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RADIANT PINK by Melissa Flores, Emma Kubert & Meghan Camarena

The newest entry into the MASSIVE-VERSE, RADIANT BLACK's shared superhero universe! Life is good for Eva. Ever since teleporting superhero RADIANT PINK (her secret alter ego) started guesting on her streams, her view count has skyrocketed-and fame and fortune are surely close behind. But when a charity appearance is interrupted by a squad of mercenaries hunting for the Radiant that powers her, Eva will find herself very far out of her comfort zone. Join streaming superstar MEGHAN CAMARENA (RADIANT BLACK), rising-star writer MELISSA FLORES (THE DEAD LUCKY), and third-generation comics artist EMMA KUBERT (INKBLOT) for a galaxy-hopping thrill ride from the world of RADIANT BLACK! A perfect entry point for new readers to the line-and the perfect new series to handsell to those hooked on ROGUE SUN, RADIANT RED, THE DEAD LUCKY, and C.O.W.L.!

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STONEHEART by Emma Kubert

EMMA KUBERT, the artist behind Frank Miller Presents’ Frank Miller’s Pandora and Image Comics’ INKBLOT and RADIANT PINK, introduces her whimsically twisted tale STONEHEART, a new ongoing action/adventure fantasy series!

Bubbly and headstrong Shayde Whisper has been inexplicably exiled from her magical guild and relocated, left only with vague memories and romanticized hope. But when she hears a sinister voice in her head that awakens a power beyond her comprehension, she’ll traverse her past and present to unravel her prestigious place within the mystical land of Athea!

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SUPPER CLUB by Jackie Morrow

Nora, Lili, and Iris are seniors at Seaside High. Their differing schedules and mounting extracurriculars inspire the girls to form a secret club where they can hang without sacrificing their future aspirations. Enter Supper Club, the delicious solution to their problems. When life starts to crumble like a cookie under the girls’ feet, they rely on comfort food to hold it together. Can Supper Club endure life’s most challenging recipes without burning to a crisp?

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SWEET PAPRIKA by Mirka Andolfo

Paprika is a successful New York businesswoman. She neglects her personal life and relationships in favor of pursuing her career. Her heart was broken by an old flame, and her rigid upbringing has made her introverted to a debilitating degree. Despite all this, she still wants a romantic relationship—she just doesn’t know what she’s doing. Not like Dill, the handsome delivery boy with an angelic attitude who’s always surrounded by besotted women. He doesn’t have a worry in the world, and that makes Paprika very nervous. But maybe he’s the guy who can help her with her feelings—and with sex.

Bridget Jones’s Diary
meets Sex and the City with a pinch of The Devil Wears Prada in the new international hit by acclaimed creator MIRKA ANDOLFO (UNNATURAL, MERCY).

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TWO GRAVES by Genevieve Valentine, Annie Wu & Ming Doyle

Emilia and the man with the veil of smoke have set out for the ocean in a stolen truck. There's a bloody handprint on his neck. She's beginning to worry it's hers. Death and the Maiden go on a road trip. Nobody gets out alive. A new series from writer GENEVIEVE VALENTINE (Catwoman) illustrated in competing points of view by ANNIE WU (Hawkeye, Black Canary) and MING DOYLE (The Banks, DC Comics: Anatomy of a Metahuman).

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