Femme Friday!

Feminism in Cold Storage

So, I decided last week that I would alternate between posts on non-fiction and fiction femmes. This week, I’d like to talk about superheroes.

There is not enough out there about female superheroes, but there actually are A LOT of them. Are they as awesome as their male counterparts? Yeah, a lot of them are. Do they get as good characterization and attention? Not always on the first and not  even a little on the second. Let’s face it, we haven’t even had three female superhero movies. We had Supergirl back in the 80’s, Catwoman in the ’00’s, and we are finally getting Wonder Woman on the big screen next year. Okay, she’s appearing in an ensemble first, but she’s gets her own next year.

I don’t know about you, but these are not the sum total of female superheroes and for all of Marvel’s awesomeness in recent movie making…

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