Offered for sale is original art by noted artist Trina Robbins (circa 1971-2) which originally ran in the East Village Other, and features a fantastic splash page of her foxy brown jungle girl heroine (see bio info below). The page measures 19" x 13", is in "FINE" condition, and very suitable for framing / display. Feel free to contact with further questions, thanks for looking!
Note: comic cover for reference only; not included. Trina Robbins at a 2010 Underground Comix art exhibit in San Francisco. 2002 Special John Buscema Haxtur Award. 2013 Will Eisner Hall of Fame Award.
Trina Robbins (born Trina Perlson, 1938). She was an early and influential participant in the underground comix.
Movement, and one of the first few female artists in that movement. Both as a cartoonist and historian, Robbins has long been involved in creating outlets for and promoting female comics artists.
In the 1980s, Robbins became the first woman to draw Wonder Woman. She is a member of the Will Eisner Hall of Fame. Robbins was an active member of science fiction fandom. In the 1950s and 1960s.
Her illustrations appeared in science fiction fanzines. Robbins' first comics were printed in the East Village Other. She also contributed to the spin-off underground comic Gothic Blimp Works.In 1969, Robbins designed the costume for the Warren Publishing. She left New York for San Francisco. In 1970, where she worked at the feminist underground newspaper. It Ain't Me, Babe.
That same year she, along with fellow female artist Barbara "Willy" Mendes. Established the first all-woman comic book, the one-shot. It Ain't Me, Babe Comix. From this period on, Robbins became increasingly involved in creating outlets for and promoting female comics artists, through projects such as the comics anthology. With which she was involved for twenty years.Wimmen's Comix #1 featured Robbins' "Sandy Comes Out", the first-ever comic strip featuring an "out" lesbian. Robbins became increasingly outspoken in her beliefs, criticizing underground comix artist Robert Crumb. For the perceived misogyny of many of his comics. She said, It's weird to me how willing people are to overlook the hideous darkness in Crumb's work...
What the hell is funny about rape and murder? In the early 1980s Robbins created adaptations of Sax Rohmer. S Dope and Tanith Lee. S The Silver Metal Lover.
In the mid-1980s she wrote and drew Misty for the Marvel Comics. Children's imprint Star Comics. The short-lived series was a reinterpretation of the long-standing character Millie the Model. Now an adult running her own modeling agency and minding her niece Misty.
Robbins' official involvement with Wonder Woman. A character she had long admired, began in 1986.At the conclusion of the first volume of the series in conjunction with the series Crisis on Infinite Earths. Published a four-issue limited series. Titled The Legend of Wonder Woman , written by Kurt Busiek. Robbins was the first woman to draw Wonder Woman comics. The series paid homage to the character's Golden Age. She also appeared as herself in Wonder Woman Annual 2 (1989). In the mid-1990s, Robbins criticized artist Mike Deodato.
" portrayal of Wonder Woman, calling Deodato's version of the character a "barely clothed hypersexual pinup. In the late 1990s, Robbins collaborated with Colleen Doran. Graphic novel Wonder Woman: The Once and Future Story , on the subject of spousal abuse. Robbins has been writing the comic book adventures of Honey West.
Notable as being one of popular fiction's first female private detectives. In addition to her comics work, Robbins is an author of nonfiction books on the history of women in cartooning. Her first book, co-written with Catherine Yronwode.
Was Women and the Comics, a history of female comic-strip and comic-book creators. As one of the first books ever published on this subject, it was covered in the mainstream press, in addition to the fan press.
Subsequent Robbins volumes on women in the comics industry include A Century of Women Cartoonists (Kitchen Sink, 1993), The Great Women Superheroes (Kitchen Sink, 1997), From Girls to Grrrlz: A History of Womens Comics from Teens to Zines (Chronicle, 1999), and The Great Women Cartoonists (Watson-Guptill, 2001). Her most recent work, Pretty In Ink , published by Fantagraphics, covers the history of North American women in comics from Rose O'Neill's 1896 strip The Old Subscriber Calls to present. Robbins was a co-founder of Friends of Lulu. A nonprofit formed in 1994 to promote readership of comic books by women and the participation of women in the comic book industry.Robbins is featured in the feminist history film She's Beautiful When She's Angry. Robbins was intimately involved in the 1960s rock scene, where she was close friends with Jim Morrison. She is the first of the three "Ladies of the Canyon" in Joni Mitchell. S classic song from the album of the same name. In the late 1960s she ran an East Village clothing boutique called "Broccoli" and made clothes for Mama Cass. She has written a memoir entitled Last Girl Standing , scheduled for release in 2017 from Fantagraphics.
Her partner is artist Steve Leialoha. Robbins was a Special Guest of the 1977 San Diego Comic-Con. When she was presented with an Inkpot Award. She won a Special Achievement Award from the San Diego Comic Con in 1989 for her work on Strip AIDS U.
A benefit book that she co-edited with Bill Sienkiewicz. She was the 1992 Guest of Honor of WisCon.The Wisconsin Science Fiction Convention. In 2002, Robbins was given the Special John Buscema. A recognition for comics published in Spain. In 2011, Robbins' artwork was exhibited as part of the Koffler Gallery. Show Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women.
In July 2013, during the San Diego Comic-Con. Robbins was one of six inductees into the Will Eisner Hall of Fame. The award was presented by Mad.
Magazine cartoonist and Groo the Wanderer. The other inductees were Lee Falk. In a 2015 poll, Robbins was ranked #25 among the best female comics creators of all-time. In 2017, Robbins was chosen for the Wizard World Hall of Legends. In consideration of her contributions to the comic art form and her work as a historian, Comics Alliance.
Listed Robbins as one of twelve women cartoonists deserving of lifetime achievement recognition. As writer/artist, unless otherwise noted. (East Village Other, 1969)contributor.
(Last Gasp, 1970)co-founder, contributor. All Girl Thrills Print Mint. (Last Gasp, Renegade Press, Rip Off Press, 19721992)co-founder, contributor. Girl Fight Comics #1, #2 Print Mint.Tuff Shit Comics Print Mint. Barbarian Comics #4 (California Comics, 1972)contributor. (Marvel Comics, Kitchen Sink, 19741976)contributor.
#3 (Nanny Goat Productions, 1977)contributor. Dope (Eclipse Comics, 19811983)adaptation of the Sax Rohmer. Gates of Eden (FantaCo, 1982)contributor. (Crown Books, 1985)adaptation of the Tanith Lee.
Good Girls Wonderful Publishing Company. #6, #11, #25 Bob Ross. California Girls #18 Eclipse Comics.A Collection of Cartoon Art to Benefit People With AIDS. (Last Gasp, 1988)editor with Bill Sienkiewicz. 1991contributor to underground newspaper launched to protest the first Gulf War. Wonder Woman: The Once and Future Story (DC Comics, 1998)writer; drawn by Colleen Doran. Alien Apocalypse 2006 Frog Ltd. 9-11: September 11, 2001 (Artists Respond). Chronicles (Moonstone Books, 2007)writer/contributor. (Moonstone Books, 2010)writer issues 1,2,6,7. Honey West and The Cat (Moonstone Books, 2013)-writer, issue 1-2. Women and the Comics by Catherine Yronwode. And Trina Robbins (Eclipse, 1983) ISBN. A Century of Women Cartoonists (Kitchen Sink, 1993) ISBN. The Great Women Superheroes (Kitchen Sink, 1997) ISBN.
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