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Batgirl #12: A Feminist Critique of a Comic Book Cover

I have seen this cover from issue #12 of Batgirl circulating through Google+. Many praise its fine workmanship, and so do I. But despite the illustration’s virtues, I take issue with its approach. It’s about the characterization, you see. Image © Artgerm Observe Batgirl: hips swung forward, hand crossing her chin, eyes cast coyly askance …

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