Girl Power Comics

There are many girl power comic books and comic book characters — more than ever before! Here are a few to enjoy today, International Women’s Day!

A-Force

The Avengers

Avengers Academy

Batgirl

Batwoman

Birds of Prey

Black Widow

Captain Marvel

Catwoman

Darna

DC Comics: Bombshells

Donna Troy

Elektra

Fray

Gotham Academy

Huntress

Katana

Madame Xanadu

Ms. Marvel

Power Girl

Runaways

Scarlet Witch

She-Hulk

Silk

Spider-Girl

Spider-Gwen

Spider-Woman

Supergirl

Superhero Girl

Squirrel Girl

Thor: The Goddess of Thunder

White Tiger

Wonder Girl

Wonder Woman

X-Men

Young Avengers

 

Independent comics for kids to try

Brennan, Michael. Electric Girl, Vol. 1. San Francisco, CA: AiT/PlanetLar, 2000.

De Liz, Renae, et al, eds. Womanthology: Heroic. San Diego: IDW, 2012.

Dingle, Adrian. Nelvana of Northern Lights. 1941. San Diego: IDW, 2014.

Foglio, Phil and Kaja. Girl Genius. Seattle: Studio Foglio LLC, ongoing.

Jones, Casey and Jason Reeves. All Fall Down. Burnaby, BC: Arcana Comics, 2011.

Kieth, Sam (writing and art). Zero Girl. USA: Homage Comics, 2001.

Madrid, Mike. Divas, Dames & Daredevils: Lost Heroines of Golden Age Comics. USA: Exterminating Angel Press, 2013.

Madrid, Mike. Vixens, Vamps & Vipers: Lost Villainesses of Golden Age Comics. USA: Exterminating Angel Press, 2013.

McClaren, Meredith (writer, illustrator). Hinges Book One: Clockwork City. USA: Image Comics, 2015.

MacLean, Andrew. ApocalyptiGirl: An Aria for the End Times. USA: Dark Horse 2015.

Mills, Tarpé. Miss Fury: Sensational Sundays 1944-1949. Ed. Trina Robbins; Des. Lorraine Turner. San Diego, CA: IDW Publishing, 2011.

Montclare, Brandon and Amy Reeder. Rocket Girl Volume 1: Times Squared. USA: Image Comics, 2014.

Pope, Paul, J. T. Petty, and David Rubín. The Fall of the House of West. New York: First Second, 2015.

– . The Rise of Aurora West. New York: First Second, 2014.

Randolph, Grace and Craig Rousseau. Marvel Her-oes (Her-oes #1-4). New York: Marvel, 2010.

Robbins, Trina (w) and Anne Timmons (i). Go Girl! Oregon: Dark Horse, 2002.

Sala, Richard. Cat Burglar Black. New York and London: First Second, 2009.

Shapiro, Mark and Ogaz. Eartha Kitt: Femme Fatale. USA: Bluewater Productions, 2014

Yolen, Jane and Mike Cavallaro. Foiled. USA: First Second, 2010.

– . Curses! Foiled Again! USA: First Second, 2013.

 

Superheroines of Film and Television

Movies

The Avengers.

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Batman Returns.

Batman & Robin.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (movie).

Captain America: The Winter Soldier. 

Catwoman.

Elektra

Guardians of the Galaxy. 

 

The Powerpuff Girls: The Movie.

Red Sonja.

Sky High.

Supergirl.

 

Wonder Woman 2009.

X-Men.

X2: X-Men United.

X-Men: First Class.

X-Men: The Last Stand.

 

Television

 

Agent Carter

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

 

Avengers Assemble

The Bionic Woman

Birds of Prey: The Complete Series

 

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Cybergirl

Dark Angel

Guardians of the Galaxy

Heroes

Justice League

Justice League Unlimited

Kim Possible

Legends of Tomorrow

Lois and Clark

Marvel Super Hero Squad

Marvel’s Jessica Jones (adult)

Misfits (adult)

The Powerpuff Girls

Powers (adult)

Sailor Moon

The Sarah Jane Adventures

 

Spider-Woman

Steven Universe

Supergirl

Teen Titans

Vixen Season One. CW Seed, 2015. http://www.cwseed.com/shows/vixen/vixen-season-1

Witchblade

Wonder Woman

Xena: Warrior Princess

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