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09/17/2014: Thor: God of Thunder #25 (Marvel)

Some people only know about Italian artist Milo Manara from the recent tempest-in-a-teapot over his provocative drawing of Spider-Woman’s backside.  He is much moire than that, though he does have a strong background in erotic art.  205 more words

Comics

The Spider And The Girl

Okay, I somehow feel I have to weigh in on the Spider-Woman #1 cover thing, and the whole explosion of late about women in traditionally geeky genres. 761 more words

Gripes

Shorter Milo Manara

Women aren’t allowed to get upset over misogyny until every other problem in the world is solved. Also, something something Islam.

Look, I don’t really have a dog in this hunt, being as I do not care about comics.* But it seems to me that the fault here really lies with Marvel, who hired an illustrator known for sexualizing women to create the cover for an issue that was supposed to reach out to female readers. 143 more words

Feminism

Alright, Enough Already!

I’ve had it up to here with the “Ohmuhgehrd, it’s teh sexh!” responses to the Spider-Woman cover.

This one here:

Yep… that’s Spider-Woman alright.  Red costume, webbed under-arms, black hair… That’s Jessica Drew.   1,385 more words