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Ep 542 Janelle Asselin On Romance Comics and The Gender In Comics Debate

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Janelle Asselin (a former editor with DC Comics currently a senior editor at the Geek News site Comics Alliance) is back to talk about her kickstarter campaign for Fresh Romance, a new digital Anthology of romance comic stoires.

Asselin is an outspoken advocate for the employemnt of more women comic creators to the extent of starting a regular feature at CA called "Hire this woman" spotlighting emerging new creators. We discuss some of the recent issues that have popped up concerning the female readership and creators of comics.