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Comic-book stories celebrate women who crack ceilings, take names, and change the game.
Comic-book stories celebrate women who crack ceilings, take names, and change the game.
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Story Announcement and SNEAK PEEK ARTWORK!

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Thanks to you FEMME MAGNIFIQUE is now 50% funded in the first three days! Over the course of this campaign we'll take you behind the scenes and reveal the magnificent female subjects and talented creative teams who will bring their stories to life on the comic-book page.

Misty Copeland is an American ballet dancer for American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States. On June 30, 2015, Copeland became the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in ABT's 75-year history. She was also named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time.
Lauren Moyer is writing about ballerina Misty Copeland for FEMME MAGNIFIQUE with stunning artwork by Paulina Ganucheau
Lauren Moyer is writing about ballerina Misty Copeland for FEMME MAGNIFIQUE with stunning artwork by Paulina Ganucheau

MEET THE WRITER

LAUREN MOYER, a 2016 graduate of Exeter Senior High School in Berks County, Pennsylvania, is now studying Speech-Language Pathology at Duquesne University and dancing with Pittsburgh’s Exhalations Dance Theatre.  Lauren trained pre-professionally with Berk’s Ballet Theatre, taking ballet and modern classes since the age of three with Berks Ballet Theatre Conservatory of Dance, at the Goggle Works in Reading, PA. Lauren also trained with Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet in the summer of 2014 and American Ballet Theatre in the summer of 2015.  Besides ballet, Lauren’s other passions include eating chocolate, exploring her favorite cities, New York City and Pittsburgh, and shopping.

Lauren Moyer and performing ballet on stage
Lauren Moyer and performing ballet on stage

Quick Q&A

Q: I suck at...

A: All sports or anything that involves being athletic (my high school gym teachers can testify).  

Q: At the end of it all… 

A: School and college is stressful, but I think it’s important to enjoy the process and not get too wrapped up in when the next test is or what assignment is due next.  I’m grateful to be doing what I do, studying at a beautiful school in an amazing city and I want to take advantage of everything it has to offer me. 

Q: Best career advice you were given?  

A: DO WHAT YOU LOVE.

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Meet the Artist

PAULINA GANUCHEAU is a comic artist and illustrator located on the East Coast. She is the co-creator of Zodiac Starforce. Her hobbies include watching pro wrestling, cloud photography and following cats on instagram. 

Paulina Ganucheau and her GWENPOOL cover art for Marvel Comics
Paulina Ganucheau and her GWENPOOL cover art for Marvel Comics

Quick Q&A

Q: What's a misconception about you?

A: That just because I'm kind I'm a pushover. 

Q: Favorite film you can't live without?

A: Clueless!

Q: Top tip for budding young writer or artist?

A: Work hard, be kind, and know your worth! 

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BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEO 

FEMME MAGNIFIQUE editor and co-curator Shelly Bond has a special message just for you. 

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