Why Do People Hate “Cathy” So Much?

Cover image copyright Cathy Guisewite/ Universal Press Syndicate

Author’s Note: I wrote this essay in 2013 so it is a little out-of-date. The initial theme remains the same. “Cathy” has been unjustly slandered as an anti-feminist comic strip that paints women in the worst light. In actual fact “Cathy” is a very complex and feminist comic strip that shows modern late twentieth-century feminism warts and all. “Cathy” acknowledges that the old pre-feminist way are unfair and oppressive…

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Phoebe Cohen

Phoebe Cohen

I write, I draw, I have opinions