Edited by Anne Elizabeth Moore and James Payne, the Women's Comics Anthology provides a gendered content anaysis of a random sample of comics anthologies. A different artist illustrates each statistic generated during their study, in comic form. Free PDF download from Pressing Concern Books.
The books below are those we own at Wellesley. To find books on gender & comics from other institutions, search WorldCat using the subject terms:
Women cartoonists or Women -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Last updated in 2008 (so some links may be broken), a good resource for starting research about women cartoonists in a wide range of genres (including editorial cartoons, syndicated comic strips, and greeting card comics).