annogus

Oh hey. I'm Anna, a working girl in Grand Rapids, Michigan, blogging about nostalgia, creativity, and societal woes. My vices include soda, nail-biting, and sarcasm.
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Was going to post this when I first read it via Paulie. But I forgot.

It’s just a really great article.

Four of the seven “New 52”s I put on my pull list are superheroines, because this issue has always really intrigued me. Needless to say, Catwoman #1 was disheartening. I think Paul’s tweet said it best, “When I saw that last page from Catwoman, I was all like:

However, after a similar conversation with my brother-in-law last night, I’ve been doubly¬† encouraged to pick up Brubaker’s Catwoman, and have already got my hands on Batwoman: Elegy. We’ll see how the #2s fare soon.

Regardless, the article above is a great read.

"This is not about these women wanting things; it’s about men wanting to see them do things, and that takes something that really should be empowering — the idea that women can own their sexuality — and transforms it into yet another male fantasy."