The decision not to restrict the comic to work by women was because most submissions were from men. London:Verso Books. Events also included talks, workshops, poetry readings and live drawings. Cartoonist Bryan Talbot's drawings move the reader between gritty postwar Britain and the swinging Paris of the 20s and 30s.
Orthodox trade unions have been at the forefront of the demonstrations and strikes against cuts in public services and on public sector pay and conditions. Most importantly it enabled information exchange and a platform that nurtured virtual communities and reinforced physical ones.
Emerging from the alternative or small press scene, it contrasted to the hand made aesthetic of the zine.
Liberty, the paper edited by James Tochatti ran from Streeten Nicola Earth First! Paul Gravett, already mentioned was at the centre of the connections. The decision not to restrict the comic to work by women was because most submissions were from men.
They would also be at the heart of what by the end of the decade had become a burgeoning community.