Oh, Thank God!

gailsimone:

I was informed yesterday that gender doesn’t matter and it is 100% women’s fault anyway because we have been sold a victim mentality by those greedy feminist fatcats!

WHY DIDN’T SOMEONE TELL ME THIS SOONER?!?

From now on, we all get to stand purely on creative merit, you guys!


Hooray!

Also, the NAACP is why racism is a thing!

This information is super helpful!

It’s true.

The reason male characters and creators “dominate” the market is because there is more interest… plus they’re just objectively better.

*gag* *vomit* *dies*

(Oh gods. The misogyny, it burns!)

thefingerfuckingfemalefury:

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Diana has got her pet kitty properly leashed

And ready to receive her ‘discipline’

Something tells me that 90% of the whole reason Barbara even bothers to commit crimes is to end up in this exact situation ;D

And thus begins my career in super-villainy.

Uh… which city is Wonder Woman in again? She moves around so much.

mushroomsugar:

Trans blogger: Trans people are better than cis people.

Cis blogger: Trans All people are better than cis people. Fixed.

Cis blogger: wait

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istandonsnowpiles:

Making a few modifications to these posters.

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benpaddon:

sebpatrick:

antiocial:

And yet this is still better detective work than he does in any of the Burton, Schumacher or Nolan films.

I don’t know, what about that bit in The Dark Knight when he scans that fragmented bullet inside of a wall for fingerpr— oh, that’s dumb. Never mind.

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ponyregrets:

When Princess Celestia had told her she was going to face her greatest trial ever, Twilight Sparkle had a few ideas about what it could be. Another monster to defeat, another kingdom to save, another threat to all of Equestria to subdue. She’d read all her books—some of them twice—and she’d been sure she was ready for anything.

But not this.

"What are those?” asks Rainbow Dash.

"They’re called people," says Twilight Sparkle. "I was turned into one. Remember, when Sunset Shimmer stole my crown?"

That’s what you were?” asks Dash. “Gross!”

"What’s wrong with them?" asks Rarity.

Twilight looks down at the letter Princess Celestia sent, her jaw dropping further and further as she goes down. “Almost everything,” she says, horrified. “We have a lot to teach them about friendship.”

"Well, what are we waiting for?" asks Applejack. "Everypony pick a people and let’s go!"

"A person," Twilight corrects. "One people is called a person."

"Ooh, I want that one!" says Pinkie, bouncing off, and in seconds, Fluttershy is alone, looking at one of the people.

"Oh, um, hello," says Fluttershy, giving the person a nervous smile. She glances down at Twilight’s list, trying to see which one it is. "You must be Ned Stark’s bastard!"

Jon Snow lets out a resigned sigh, but he doesn’t bother denying it.

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I have a confession to make.

I have a strong aversion to men, and I have a strong aversion to cisgender people.

Men have hurt me, and cisgender people have hurt me; again, and again, and again. They have been my antagonizers, my abusers, the voices of authority who’ve damned me to hell, the ones who’ve spat on me, beaten me on the street, and made clear in no uncertain terms that I am not free to share a human race with them.

This has been the way of things for the majority of my life.

You might read this and say “but not all men are like that” or “not all cisgender people are like that”, and you’d be right; not all male/cisgender people are violent, abusive, cruel or vindictive. I am utterly aware of this fact, and am fortunate enough to have people in my life who are male or cisgender for whom I care deeply.

However, that’s beside the point.

At the end of the day it doesn’t matter if not all men or cisgender people are like that; the fact is that enough men/cisgender people are like that, and because of a lifetime of abuse (some forms more subtle than others) that is frighteningly commonplace my ability as a transgender woman to walk into a crowd and expect basic respect from the majority is called into question.

Bigots, sexists, rapists and attackers don’t walk around wearing a sign on their chests to announce their coming. They look just like you and me. It could be you, or it could be the next person, or the person after that.

You might make the argument that these events are in the past, but I see the statistics and I hear the stories from my sisters and I see a continuing trend. The past has taught me through repeated experience that I cannot count on the path ahead being free of the kind of violence aimed directly at people like me; violence that comes almost exclusively from men and people of cisgender identity.

Maybe they’re not all like that, but I’m not going to buy into it without good cause.

When someone says “not all men” or “not all cisgender people” they look past the idea that maybe I have a reason to be angry, or afraid.

When someone dismisses these feelings out of hand they talk to us like we’re upset with boogeymen who exist in fairytales; we’re treated as though we’re angry at phantoms, because the people who harm us can’t be just like them… right?

tenderfacemeat replied to your post “What does the depressed peach say? “This is the pits.” What’s a…”

orange you glad you didn’t make this joke

Lettuce see if we can make some more greengrocer puns!

amazonchique:

secondstringheroine:

BEFORE BATGIRL, WEIRDER THAN WONDER WOMAN: LOST SUPERHEROINES OF THE PRE-CODE ERA

saladinahmed:

As I discussed in an earlier post, pre-Comics Code comic books are full of fascinating women superheroes who’ve been more or less forgotten in the decades since WWII. Born in the era of Rosie the Riveter, when there was a national campaign to get women into workplaces, these costumed heroines were brassy, hard-assed, snarky, and sometimes just plain weird. They displayed remarkable grit and independence, and were portrayed as better crime-fighters than the inept, sexist cops that got in their way.

Even removed from their intriguing, important place in sociocultural history, these stories are compelling bits of pure comics nerdery - eg, the fact that 1941’s Spider Queen was almost certainly the unacknowledged inspiration for Spider-Man. These characters deserve to be better known. Happily, the astonishing www.digitalcomicmuseum.org hosts full-issue scans of scores of public domain pre-Code comics. Which means you can read these comics right now, for free!

Here are a few of my favorite lost superheroines from the 1940s. Click on a character’s name to access an archive of their adventures!

FANTOMAH - Arguably the first woman superhero, and to this day one of the strangest. Fantomah is a near-omniscient (blonde) jungle spirit with incredible magical/psionic powers. She is always threatening her enemies with “a jungle death!” and she turns into a green skull with beautiful hair when she’s angry.

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LADY SATAN - Sometime Nazi-killer, sometime occult detective, Lady Satan roams the land in her stylish automobile, using gun, garrote, and fire magic to take out Reich agents and child-snatching werewolves.

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MOTHER HUBBARD - Looking like a cartoon witch, speaking only in rhyme, Mother Hubbard uses her bizarre occult powers to battle everything from fifth column saboteurs to Disney-esque dwarves that steal kids’ eyeballs.

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THE WOMAN IN RED - A gun-toting jujitsu expert, the Woman in Red is a sort of costumed private detective. She’s the bane of both criminals (especially those who prey on women) and inept male cops. But to the women she saves she’s quite…tender.

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THE SPIDER QUEEN - A chemistry lab assistant becomes a wise-cracking costumed herowho uses wrist-strapped web shooters to swing around the city and tie up bad guys. But this is 1941, and our hero is a woman.

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THE VEILED AVENGER - Although she’s the frilliest-looking of 40s superheroines, the Veiled Avenger might be the hardest. She uses her crop to make criminals shoot each other…and themselves. And in her civilian life as a District Attorney’s secretary, she scolds dumb cops who endanger witnesses.

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Sadly, these heroines all disappeared by the 1950s. As the national project of getting women out of the workplace took hold, bold self-sufficient superheroines became scarce on the ground. Despite some great work by amazing artists over the years, comics still doesn’t have enough of them.

[And now, a plug: I’m working on a longer piece on these heroines, and on some other stuff you might find interesting. You can learn more about all that here.]

Whoops! My hand slipped!

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Ooooo!

I really want to revive some of these characters now. They’re public domain, right?

edgebug:

sincerely, a person who has been on prozac for 9 years

this is in response to some shitty stuff i’ve seen on my dash recently. it’s super simplified, so if you’d like to know some more indepth stuff on how exactly it works, google it—OR BETTER YET actually talk to a mental health doctor psychiatrist person wow

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carnivaloftherandom:

thanosisabutt:

rhotten:

Marvel should make a She-Hulk tv show

It would be 60% lawyer drama, 40% extreme wrestling and 100% majestic

Starring Aisha Tyler as Jennifer Walters.

Yisssssss.

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brianmichaelbendis:

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brianmichaelbendis:

Hanna Barbera by Alex Ross

Miranda Sparks - 31, trans, lesbian, kinky, polyamorous, white, Australian, dreams of being a superhero, writes fiction; blogging mostly about pop culture and queer stuff.

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