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A Feminine non-Prototype

This week I thought I might write about some female characters out of the media, from mythology to more recent movies.  I don’t know that I would call them ideal feminine heroes, but I do know that they all have … Continue reading

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The Traditional Heroine

Last week I spoke about the development of the female hero from a masculinized woman into a woman who is allowed to retain her normal social roles.  This week I would like to focus on the woman’s contribution to adventures. … Continue reading

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The Superheroine Liberal

Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Supergirl, Black Cat, Sue Storm, and Jean Grey.  Your typical female superheroes, right?  Not so much.  I did a quick search of my library and on the internet and learned a very interesting fact; there are only … Continue reading

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The Role of Comics; Mythology’s Integrity

The other day I had this (otherwise) perfectly sane person ask me why I was so interested in comics.  It wasn’t the first time I’ve been posed the question.  Normally I take on my most pompous posture and say something … Continue reading

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

As part of a new project, I will be writing on my favorite comic-type heroes. That won’t strictly mean they are in comic books, but they will have similar abilities, e.g. Strength, speed, etc. This time around, I would like … Continue reading

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