Fully Clothed Super Heroines

The comic book industry has a long history of sexualizing women, so much so that someone started a project called the “Hawkeye Initiative” which replaces female characters in comic art with Hawkeye from the avengers to show how ridiculous the poses look and of course there are many reasons why showing cleavage is bad for crime fighting.

So it’s refreshing to see these new takes on classic super heroine costumes, by Michael Lee Lunsford, that preserve their modesty while still allowing them to kick ass.

Zatana

Supergirl

Psylocke

Wonder Woman

Power Girl

Electra

Vampirella

Black Canary

Marvelous Nouveau

It’s nice to see some comic book related art featuring female characters that isn’t just tits and ass these Art Nouveau images by *HanieMohd  are great above Ms Marvel and later her more recent incarnation as Captain Marvel as well as many others.

I read the first couple of issues of the new Captain Marvel and I quite enjoyed it, it’s good to see Marvel making a concerted effort to have strong female characters, and giving her a non gender specific name, with a military title no less.

A little bit of trivia for you, both DC and Marvel have a character called Captain Marvel.

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