Sunday, February 28, 2016

Dangerous Dames Of Marvel!


Women in comics have always been a mystery of immense proportions. Comic books have almost always been the singular playground for young boys and later young men. Girls were allowed to read romance comics when those got invented and the MLJ line stays alive even today with its Archie line up. But comics are famously about superheroes and superheroes are for boys. We all know that.


So when dames show up in the four-colored pages they are either damsels in distress or dames of great danger. This month has featured the latter, those women who are just as inclined to stand on the throat of any superpowered mope who might imagine she needed saving. Enjoy these exceedingly dangerous dames.



































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2 comments:

  1. Great covers - sadly, I've only got around five of these issues in my collection. I always wondered if John Byrne had Stan in mind on that last FF cover.

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    1. I just assumed it was a "Stan"d-in for sure.

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