‘Powers of a squirrel, and also a girl’: Squirrel Girl and alternatives for women in superhero comic-books – an interview with Ryan North

Goodrum, M. (2016) ‘Powers of a squirrel, and also a girl’: Squirrel Girl and alternatives for women in superhero comic-books – an interview with Ryan North. Studies in Comics, 7 (1). pp. 161-168. ISSN 2040-3232.

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Abstract

Ryan North is a Canadian author who writes a host of comics, most notably Dinosaur Comics (www.
qwantz.com, 2003-present), Adventure Time (2012–2014, winner of both an Eisner and a Harvey Award),
The Midas Flesh (2013) and The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (R. North and E. Henderson, 2015). North
is also the creator of To Be Or Not To Be (2013), a choose-your-own-adventure version of Hamlet funded
through Kickstarter, published as a book and also as a computer game. North has recently followed this with
Romeo And/Or Juliet (2016).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: E History America > E151 United States
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N0061 Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Depositing User: Michael Goodrum
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2016 11:23
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2017 12:04
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/15161

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