I will never be small, that’s not how my body is built. Fat does not equal ugly. This internalized sexism ruined me, but I’m slowly pulling myself out of the hole with the help of popular media.
Heroine Addict: I Know Why the Black Canary Cries
This article was originally written for Modern Myths, INC. and was posted on January 21, 2013. This is a reproduction for portfolio purposes. The Black Canary was one of the first major superheroines in DC Comics. Following Wonder Woman’s debut by 6 short years, Black Canary was the only other female member in the Justice… Continue reading Heroine Addict: I Know Why the Black Canary Cries
Heroine Addict: Magically Mommy Part 1
Superheroines don’t get pregnant. At least, not if they want to stay superheroes.
Heroine Addict: the Clothes Make the Hero
Modern comic books have a problem: most artists just don’t know how to dress characters. Why is fashion in superhero comics so dull? Or is it being improved on?
Heroine Addict: What’s Left Unsaid
While current comics feature a broad range of characters, with different genders, races, and sexualities, the level of representation isn’t always as it seems.