Diane Noomin is the creator of the comics character DiDi Glitz, editor of the Twisted Sisters anthologies, and was one of the early contributors to Wimmen’s Comix. She has been nominated for Harvey and Eisner Awards and received an Inkpot Award. Glitz-2-Go, a retrospective of her work, was published in 2013.
Inspired by the global #MeToo Movement, Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival (Abrams ComicArts), edited by Diane Noomin, is a collection of original, nonfiction comics drawn by more than 60 female cartoonists from around the world. Featuring such noted creators as Emil Ferris, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, MariNaomi, Liana Finck, and Ebony Flowers the anthology’s contributors comprise a diverse group of many ages, sexual orientations, and races and their personal stories convey the wide spectrum of sexual harassment and abuse that is still all too commonplace. With a percentage of profits going to RAINN, Drawing Power is an anthology that fights for a better, safer world. Cartoonist Alison Bechdel said that “The comics in Drawing Power add a striking visual dimension to the #MeToo movement. […] By bearing witness quite literally to a wide range of traumatic incidents, the cartoonists in this book are changing not just the way we understand sexual assault, but the way we see it.”