Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Trina Robbins

TrinaRobbins is a comics writer, artist and herstorian. She was very influential in the underground comix and ‘zine movement. An avid comics reader, she later got involved with science fiction fandom, and contributed to the fanzine Habakkuk. She had a clothing boutique in NYC that sold her designs, and sold comics to the East Village Other underground paper in the 60s, before moving to San Francisco in the 70s and working on the feminist underground paper It Ain’t Me, Babe and eventually the feminist comics anthology Wimmen’s Comix. She began chronicling women’s history in comics in the 80s, and has written a number of books on the subject. In 2013, she was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame.

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