The Colors of Justice: Women in Comics

Jan 9, 2017

Experience perception and portrayal in the latest Monts Hall exhibition, The Colors of Justice: Women in Comics, February 3 – March 25.

This exhibition focuses on diversity in comics, with an emphasis on how women are portrayed, whether it’s in books, television or live action movies. The gallery will feature comics from the past and present and highlight some of the most influential female characters in comic book history.

A symposium event on Saturday, March 25 (RSVP) will feature a series of experts from academia and the comic book industry to discuss the changing role of women in comics, as well as in television and film, as exemplified by some of the biggest entertainment companies in the industry. Featured panelists include Saladin Ahmed, who was recently named as a writer for the Inhuman series, featuring the character, Black Bolt.

Located in Monts Hall, the gallery is open to the public Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., and 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and includes complimentary parking and admission.

For more information, contact the Detroit Center at (313) 593-3584 or detroitcenter@umich.edu.