The Satirical Ads of Bitch Planet

Bitch Planet is a comic created by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro that follows the lives of female prisoners in a futuristic dystopia of sexism and oppression taken to the extreme. The ads within it parody 1950’s style, satirizing modern day sexism and reflecting the values and norms of the Bitch Planet universe […]

What Makes a Woman (Gender Identity in Bitch Planet)

Even though our class only read the first volume of Bitch Planet, I continued to check back at a website I found where the newest issues were uploaded every month. Once I reached Issue #8, I noticed an ineteresting development in the story that we hadn’t gotten the chance to experience in class: the comic’s commentary […]