Category: superheroes

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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This Week On Runicfire: Feb 25 – Mar 4

We kick off this week with a roundup of interesting links on Monday, regarding such diverse topics as the film industry, the use of the Wii in medecine, and the hardships Moroccan women face in the wake of a changing political economic climate. Wednesday’s post will touch on the art of superheroines, and how we …

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