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Button 037: Famous Cartoonist Trina Robbins (Wimmens Comix)


Button 037: Famous Cartoonist Trina Robbins (Wimmens Comix)
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    Famous Cartoonist Button 37

    Trina Robbins was the first woman to gain notoriety in the male-dominated underground comix world with It Ain't Me, Babe. She contributed to Gothic Blimp Works, Yellow Dog, Bizarre Sex, and Comix Book, and edited and contributed to Wimmens Comix and Wet Satin. For major companies DC and Marvel, Trina worked on Wonder Woman and Misty among others. She wrote three books on comics history: A Century of Women Cartoonists and The Great Women Superheroes for Kitchen Sink Press and Girls to Grrls for Chronicle Books.


    About the Buttons:

    Pinback Jack issued this "Famous Cartoonist Series" of self-portrait buttons back in 1975. All of the participating cartoonists were alive and created self-portraits specifically for this button set. With very few exceptions, the images have not appeared elsewhere in print. The buttons were distributed by Krupp Comic Works and Phil Seuling. This set was originally announced as 52 buttons, and the alphabetical numbering reflects that. However, two artists (Neal Adams and Rick Meyerowitz) turned in their self-portraits late, after the first 52 had already been designed. They were included in the set, but numbered 53 and 54 respectively, out of alphabetical sequence. Steve Krupp's Curio Shoppe is now the exclusive source of the remaining limited inventory.

    All the color buttons in this set are metal with clear celluloid covers, are 2.25 inches in diameter, and have "safety" pinbacks. This button is listed for sale as an individual, but we do offer the complete set as well.


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    Button 037: Famous Cartoonist Trina Robbins (Wimmens Comix)

    Famous Cartoonist Button 37

    Trina Robbins was the first woman to gain notoriety in the male-dominated underground comix world with It Ain't Me, Babe. She contributed to Gothic Blimp Works, Yellow Dog, Bizarre Sex, and Comix Book, and edited and contributed to Wimmens Comix and Wet Satin. For major companies DC and Marvel, Trina worked on Wonder Woman and Misty among others. She wrote three books on comics history: A Century of Women Cartoonists and The Great Women Superheroes for Kitchen Sink Press and Girls to Grrls for Chronicle Books.


    About the Buttons:

    Pinback Jack issued this "Famous Cartoonist Series" of self-portrait buttons back in 1975. All of the participating cartoonists were alive and created self-portraits specifically for this button set. With very few exceptions, the images have not appeared elsewhere in print. The buttons were distributed by Krupp Comic Works and Phil Seuling. This set was originally announced as 52 buttons, and the alphabetical numbering reflects that. However, two artists (Neal Adams and Rick Meyerowitz) turned in their self-portraits late, after the first 52 had already been designed. They were included in the set, but numbered 53 and 54 respectively, out of alphabetical sequence. Steve Krupp's Curio Shoppe is now the exclusive source of the remaining limited inventory.

    All the color buttons in this set are metal with clear celluloid covers, are 2.25 inches in diameter, and have "safety" pinbacks. This button is listed for sale as an individual, but we do offer the complete set as well.

    $4.00