We’re in the midst of a superheroine Golden Age. When even Squirrel-Girl can score her own comic book, and it’s awesome, you know times are (relatively) good for super-ladies. But it doesn’t hurt to look back on the bad old days... the days when no one at Marvel or DC seemed to know what to do with female…
Wonder Woman gets all the attention as comic's pre-eminent superheroine, but there are plenty of other female crimefighters worthy of our attention — even back in the Golden Age of comics. Here are 20 more wonderful women heroes you should know.
The screens are full of men oozing testosterone in their pajamas, but no female superheroes have had a movie yet. It's not about gender equality. It's just that female heroes rock, as demonstrated by many action—and non-action—movies in the past. Here are a few ideas about how to make one.
Even superheroes like to pretend to be someone else from time to time and imagine going on different adventures. Artist Kyle Latino gives us this cheerful image of DC's all-girl gaming group.
Art nouveau heroines are the latest trend among fan artists, but Hanie Mohd has added a fashionable touch, draping Marvel's superheroines in long, flowing dresses based on their slim-fitting costumes.
We've seen a lot of clever responses to the spine-twisting, butt-baring poses so many female comic book characters are subjected to, but the Hawkeye Initiative is particularly fun. Their mission: to take those particularly awful poses and replace the female characters with Hawkeye.
Don't superheroes ever get cold? I suppose that spandex might be specially formulated to regulate temperature, but that still doesn't help with bare-armed superwomen who fly the frigid skies or run through the chilly streets fighting (or committing) crime. These ladies from the DC Universe decide to bundle up instead…
If superheroines found themselves fighting crime in the year 1887, would they trade in their spandex for corsets and petticoats? Artist Michael Dooney transports familiar females back to the Victorian era, and gives each one a new costume design.
Next month, Spider-Woman will get a little love again with the Oct. 13 release of the DVD Spider-Woman vs. The Fly. No, it doesn’t quite stack up to the whopping Spider-Man franchise—but then what heroine’s spoils ever have? Are these hard-working ladies unfairly undervalued despite their occupational hazards? We've…