Divas, Dames & Daredevils: Lost Heroines of Golden Age Comics (Paperback)
"ComicsAlliance" and "ComicsBlend" Best Comic Book of the Year.
Mike Madrid is the author of Divas, Dames & Daredevils: Lost Heroines of Golden Age Comics (forthcoming from Exterminating Angel Press in October 2013) and The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines, an NPR "Best Book To Share With Your Friends" and American Library Association Amelia Bloomer Project Notable Book. Madrid, a San Francisco native and lifelong fan of comic books and popular culture, also appears in the documentary Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines. Foreword contributor Maria Elena Buszek, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Colorado Denver and author of Pin-Up Grrrls: Feminism, Sexuality, Popular Culture. Her writing has appeared in the Art Journal, Archives of American Art Journal, TDR: The Journal of Performance Studies, Bust magazine, and elsewhere.