H.W.Fluks at research.ptt.nl
Mon Apr 19 18:17:36 CEST 1993
> In the US, I can only think of two women who are involved in producing
> Disney comics. One is a colorist and the other an editor. I can't
> think of a single woman who writes or draws Disney Comics. Is it the
> same way with Egmont?
> I guess so. They don't give credits here though, so it's hard to
They gave a few credits in the USA reprint of Egmont stories. None of them
In the Dutch comic production, there was at least one woman: the story
writer Patty Klein. She also did a lot of non-Disney comic stories.
> In the US, almost every single story lead character is male. I've never
> seen a story with Minnie in the lead and can only recall two stories
> spotlighting Daisy. Does Egmont publish more stories with women
> Not often. As for the old stuff there are of course Daisy Duck's
> Diary with Daisy in the lead and often with April, May and June.
> Pretty boring stories...
Same in Holland. Another female lead character: Madam Mim (is that a
BTW: They made a special version of the 'Donald Duck' weekly in Holland,
a few years ago. It was called 'Daisy Duck'. The cover showed daisy
covering the word "Donald" of the logo with "Daisy". The comic contained
Daisy Duck stories _only_. I guess it was a gesture to all those letters
from fans saying Daisy should have more stories of her own.
> -- "
> Per Starback, Uppsala, Sweden. email: starback at student.docs.uu.se
> "Women! I hate 'em!" -- Donald Duck in WDC 111
"Men! I hate 'em!" -- a parrot in another WDC story
Harry Fluks ()_() Dutch Disney comics freak
PTT Research, Leidschendam (_) H.W.Fluks at research.ptt.nl
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