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The 40th Anniversary of Wimmen's Comix 1972 - 2012

11/10/12 - 2/07/2013

Main Library

Art, Music & Recreation Center Exhibit Space - 4th Fl

100 Larkin St.

The Wimmen's Comix Revolution - women cartoonists fight sexism in the comic book industry and make history.

In 1972, a group of women cartoonists in San Francisco created "Wimmen's Comix", an Anthology of Comics by women, challenging the sexism thet faced by the male dominated comic  book publishing industry.

The mission of Wimmen's Comix was to publish a comic book drawn by women cartoonists, and to leave fifty-percent of each issue open for new contributors. There was a rotating editor or co-editors and each issue had a theme.

There were eighteen issues of Wimmen's Comix published by the Underground Comic Press between 1972 through 1992, and over a hundred new cartoonists saw their work in print, some for the first time. Many other titles grew out of this groundbreaking anthology, and today we are scattered in all corners of the United States and Europe.

So come out and help us celebrate our 40th Anniversary and see the comic art show, plus meet the women cartoonists in person at the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch on Saturday, November 10, 2012.

Upcoming Events

Resume Reviews & Interview Coaching
Sunday, March 26, 2017, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Sycip Room - Floor 4
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Sunday, March 26, 2017, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Stuart Timmons, 1957-2017
Sunday, March 26, 2017, 1:00 pm
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center

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Computer Help for Adults/Seniors
Sunday, March 26, 2017, 2:00 pm
Ortega, Ortega Meeting Room
Job Seekers' Drop-In
Monday, March 27, 2017, 10:00 am
Main Library, Bridge TechLab Workstation - 5th Fl
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Monday, March 27, 2017, 11:00 am
Main Library, Learning Studio

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Through Saturday, April 1, 2017
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
Library Music
Through Monday, March 27, 2017
Main Library, Library for the Blind
San Francisco Symphony Concerts for Kids
Through Friday, March 31, 2017
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

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