Women Read Comics in Public

This site is dedicated to showing off the passion and diversity of female comic readers. It was created for International "Read Comics in Public Day" but is now accepting pictures of women reading comics anytime in public. You can submit pictures by email to dcwomenkickingass@yahoo.com or to the Flickr group "Women Read Comics in Public". Tumblr users can use the submit button for pictures. This site is maintained by the blogger DC Women Kicking Ass.

Sittin’ on a pepper outside Central Market Westgate and reading Persepolis.

Sittin’ on a pepper outside Central Market Westgate and reading Persepolis.

Elena reading The Runaways: Pride & Joy in Anchorage, Alaska’s Dami Sushi Restaurant.

Elena reading The Runaways: Pride & Joy in Anchorage, Alaska’s Dami Sushi Restaurant.

Kate: In the park with my copy of Batman: Year One.

Kate: In the park with my copy of Batman: Year One.

Ryorin: Mom also thinks over-turning stereotypes is fun!

Ryorin: Mom also thinks over-turning stereotypes is fun!

I love what you’re doing with “Women Read Comics in Public.” I unfortunately have nothing to contribute, but your collection reminded me of this vintage shot I thought you might find useful someday:

Thanks for the cool Tumblr!

-John
aka HABE

This is cool! Vintage WRCiP!

Glasgow artist Katie Pope reading the first issue of Team Girl Comic. What else are you supposed to do in night clubs?

Glasgow artist Katie Pope reading the first issue of Team Girl Comic. What else are you supposed to do in night clubs?

Lori reading Gemma Bovery in front of the beautiful Wrigley Building in Chicago!

Lori reading Gemma Bovery in front of the beautiful Wrigley Building in Chicago!

My triplets reading “Archie’s Haunted House” at a coffee shop in Indianapolis

My triplets reading “Archie’s Haunted House” at a coffee shop in Indianapolis

Reading comics with mom at an Old Chicago in Minneapolis. The manager took the picture. He said he was a strictly Marvel guy. I told him he should make an exception for Cassandra Cain.

Reading comics with mom at an Old Chicago in Minneapolis. The manager took the picture. He said he was a strictly Marvel guy. I told him he should make an exception for Cassandra Cain.