Mike Madrid
Reviews // 2 Articles
//Reviews

One Excellent Collection of Rarely Seen Tales of Super Women!
10 Oct 2013 // 1:05 AM

Divas, Dames & Daredevils is bursting with hardboiled detectives, lawyers, World War II flying aces, goddesses and science fiction warriors -- all in the Golden Age of comics, when Batman was still finding his footing.

The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines by Mike Madrid
10 Dec 2009 // 2:59 PM

In costume, men retain their adult status, e.g., Batman and Superman. But their female counterparts, no matter how well suited-up for battle, are always 'girls'.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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