Articles tagged female superheroes

Black Widow and the Burden of Being the Female Avenger

All too often, when you have a token female in a story, that character's primary super power is simply that she's a girl.

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From Pin-Ups to Ass-Kickers: Girls in Comics Go Through Transitions

The original Supergirl and her readers would no doubt be scandalized by the current length of her skirt and exposed skin, not to mention her toned physique.

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