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Badass Wimmin Of History – issue 04

Badass Wimmin of History issue 04.

 

On sale 4th March 2015.

Featuring:

Ada Lovelace – first lady of computer science, a hot-headed mix of poetry, numbers, gambling and raucousness.
Ching Shih – the pirate queen of south China, and her brilliant political savvy.
Mary Somerville – Ada Lovelace’s textbook writing teacher and general populariser of science.
Flora Sandes – the only British woman to serve as a soldier in WWI, but for which country?

And a personal favourite:

Christina of Sweden – the theatre loving, gender-role flaunting, sass-mouthed lover of extravagance and annoyer of the old guard.

It’s a jam-packed issue.

Issue 04 of Badass Wimmin Of History can be ordered by sending your details including the size of your order to badasswimmin@gmail.com.

One issue will be £1.50.
Five issues will be £6.50.
Ten issues will be £12.00.
All prices include postage and packing to UK addresses. For international posting please email to enquire.

Issue 01 can still be ordered at £1 per issue, and issues 02 and 03 at £1.50 per issue. Why not splash out a mere £5.50 and get all four so you have something to read under your pile of winter blankets?

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Badass Wimmin of History issue 03 out now

Look what’s here!

Yey, great news, Badass Wimmin Of History issue 03 is now ready to rock, having overcome some printing problems (probably the patriarchy’s fault).

So who’s between the hallowed pages this issue?

Rosa Parks – icon of the struggle for civil rights in America, but it wasn’t just her showing that African-American women were ready to stand up to racist whites.
Juana Azurduy – from teenage rebel to actual South American liberation movement rebel.
Lady Hester Stanhope – your new favourite posho, rampaging around the Mediterranean and Middle East with extreme sassiness.
Alice Guy – one of cinema’s greatest visionaries and founders.
Frances Stuart – almost everyone in Britain will have seen her in the last week without even realising, but who is she?

 

Issue 03 of Badass Wimmin Of History can be ordered by sending your details including the size of your order to badasswimmin@gmail.com.

 

One issue will be £1.50.
Five issues will be £6.50.
Ten issues will be £12.00.
All prices include postage and packing to UK addresses. For international posting please email to enquire.

 

Issue 01 can still be ordered at £1 per issue, and issue 02 at £1.50 per issue. Why not splash out a mere £4 and get all three for some great summer reading?

 

Badass Wimmin Of History Doodles History

Badass Wimmin Of History issue 01

History! Comics! Women! What a combination!

Introducing Badass Wimmin Of History!

Much recent scribbling, reading, researching and drawing of small circles has finally come to fruition, as today we unveil Badass Wimmin Of History, issue 01. BWoH is a comic/zine/journal which aims to bring you, the discerning reader, bitesize stories of interesting, incredible and occasionally unbelievable (but all true) women from history.

Issue 01 contains:

Harriet Tubman – taking on the slave traders of the southern United States.
Hedy Lamarr – Hollywood glamour meets scientific brilliance.
Sylvia Rivera – fighting on the front line of LGBT rights.
Caterina Sforza – going toe-to-toe with the Medieval world’s most dangerous family.

A copy of Badass Wimmin Of History can be yours for just 99p, and as a special introductory offer there’s no p&p for issue 01. If you would like to order a copy (or twenty), please email badasswimmin@gmail.com with your order and address.

HISTORY!!!