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Perceptions of comic book characters

Hello! I am trying to do a little research, and would appreciate your participation in this poll.

Note: For the purposes of this analysis, we're excluding anime and Asian-influenced material. When I say comics, I am referring only to those produced by a Western mindset.


Poll #613003 Perception of comics

Do you buy comics and/or comic trade paperback compilations?

Yes
24(80.0%)
No
6(20.0%)

On average, how often?

More than once a month
4(13.8%)
Once a month
3(10.3%)
About once a quarter
9(31.0%)
Twice a year
1(3.4%)
Once a year
4(13.8%)
Less than once a year
5(17.2%)
Never
3(10.3%)

Does the depiction of female characters in the art and/or the story affect your decision about whether or not to buy it?

Yes
17(56.7%)
No
13(43.3%)

Are you more likely to purchase a comic book if the female characters are portrayed in a positive way?

Yes
18(60.0%)
No
12(40.0%)

In your opinion, does most comic art depict female characters in a sexist manner?

Yes
24(80.0%)
No
6(20.0%)

Would you be more likely to purchase a comic book in which male and female characters receive equal artistic treatment?

Yes
19(63.3%)
No
11(36.7%)

Do you feel like you are in a minority when you enter a comic store?

Yes
23(76.7%)
No
7(23.3%)

I am:

Female
27(90.0%)
Male
3(10.0%)



Thanks for your time!
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