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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

The Girl Scouts Create Comics, We Want To Read Them



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If you’re a frequent reader of The Mary Sue, you probably already know we’re a big proponent of women in comics, so when we see a potential next generation being taught the trade, we get very excited. Junior Girl Scouts of America Gables Elementary Troop 1320 eared their Drawing Badge at a recent visit to the Comics Library at Ohio State University where they learned about self-publishing, had a history lesson on women in comics, and created their own mini-comic books! Take a look.

(Ohio State University Libraries Blog via Comics Alliance)

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  • John Wao

    Cool cool cool.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=607464418 Rusty Patti

    Cadettes can even earn Comic Drawing badges I must buy more cookies to support budding artists #anyexcuseformorecookies

  • Tiffany

    Haha! Is that a conte crayon on the drawing badge?!

  • Robert Vary

    As a former Eagle Scout who’s been highly disappointed with how the Boy Scouts have been doing… everything the Boy Scouts have been doing, I continue to be impressed at how awesome, in many ways, the Girl Scouts appear to be.

  • http://twitter.com/ChannelDiza Chanel Diaz

    Hopefully this will lead to Big Female Comic Book Makers one day (We certainly could use more of those.).