The Critic Changing Comic Books

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Zainab Akhtar is the publisher of ShortBox, a mail order box for independent comic books. Zainab wanted to change the way independent comics were sold but as a visibly Muslim woman, her efforts were often dismissed. How did she enter a market designed to exclude her?

Store: ShortBox
Recommended: Thought Bubble, Critical Chips, Toni Morrison’s quote on race

Host
Anshuman Iddamsetty

Producers
Michelle Macklem
Emma Fedderson
Anshuman Iddamsetty

Senior Supervising Producer
Tammi Downey

Engineer
Jason ‘Metal’ Donkersgoed

Musical Score
Jim Guthrie

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