The Trouble With Women does for girls what 1066 and All That did for boys: it reminds us of what we were taught about women in history lessons at school, which is to say, not a lot.
Jacky Fleming’s comic takes you through the history (or lack thereof) of women, from Marie Curie being the only women in science, to how women do not have smart hair, which is why they cannot be geniuses like Albert Einstein, who had smart hair.
On top of learning about great women who, unsurprisingly, were missed off the school curriculum, and the many ways in which men genuinely (in some cases) justified their thoughts on women, it’s loaded with spoonfuls upon spoonfuls of wit and sarcasm.
Frankly, I just thought it was brilliant. I learned about rad women, laughed a lot, and have a new favourite drawing I’ve seen in regards to women and science (as everyone must have one):