How Feminism is Actually Improving Comic Books


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For the past seven or so years, since Marvel’s Iron Man first appeared in theaters across the world, there has seen a visible influx of comic book readers which seems to increase daily. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has arguably opened a door to the general public, allowing them to take an interest in comic books due to the wildly successful movies they have been releasing over the years. Previously, comic books were stigmatized (to an extent) as something that was exclusive to the nerds who “live in their parents basements”, to kids or to guys who “can’t get girlfriends” but they are slowly becoming a medium that everyone can enjoy. While many argue that comic books still aren’t at the all-inclusive level they should be, they have definitely been taking massive steps in the right direction. In recent years the feminist movement has tried to push for a more inclusive comic…

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