How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations

A new exhibition at the Library of Congress highlights female artists and their contributions to comic strips, magazine covers and political cartoons Dale Messick, creator of the comic strip “Brenda Starr,” looks up from some of her strips in her studio in her Chicago apartment in 1975. (AP) By Anna Diamond SMITHSONIAN.COM  JANUARY 11, 2018 Early in…