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What’s Wrong With Princesses?

“What’s wrong with princesses? Who wouldn’t want to be a princess?” Quite often, when I express my passion for better superheroes and other aspirational images for girls, that’s the response I get. And it’s soooo easy for me to start bashing princesses, because, really, I’m not into them, myself. But you know what? My daughter […]

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Battling The Bodisaurus

We call her the “bodisaurus” in my house. You know who I mean. The female creature of comicsville whose exaggerated and over-emphasized sexually-relevant parts are so in-your-face that HER face is a nearly an afterthought. Whether she’s a superhero or villain, her “attire” is completely impractical for her job. Every frame has us wondering if […]