Re: Of comic books, soap operas, and the rise of manga.
The Essential Guide to World Comics
Hm... Gonna need a citation on that, given the wiki article credits the artist, Shintaro Miyawaki (a dude) as the sole creator ("Keiko Aisaki", the credited writer, was just a pen-name for Miyawaki, according to the same article). The claim is that he was using a feminine 'author' as a way to not be criticized for the book's contents.
by Tim Pilcher. Read it a few months ago. The chapter on Japan references sex and sexuality in Japanese manga culture and cites Rapeman
and some other similar hentai books as being created by women.
Sorry, I'm not going to dig much further on this topic on my work laptop.