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How I think girls should be shown in comics

Hey,

So I decided to write this down in Discussion but I didn't think of doing it first Moondragon,and Julia,Mermaid of Fandoms commented on it and said I should  do it in Discussion.

So here we go again!! It will be a little different this time.

So people have been making comics for a long time and somethings just not right with something  in them.... The Women for crying out loud!! So if you don't mind please leave a comment of one or two things you think should   be changed.Next for some unknown reason they always have large and i mean large Breasts and really suffocating tight clothes and they might have even had plastic surgery to make them selves more .....(cricket)......you know _ _ _ _. And the the guys no they just want to have Sexual Contact with them anywhere they go. It's just not right to have other little girls and teenage girls and boys reading them and Not NMG teenagers I mean other teenagers.So Please never read comics like those unless you what to Kay thank you :)

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  • What do you mean by them having plastic surgery to make them more ----?
    • think about the context 0_o



      also, I think I agree with Wizard of Power on that, it kind of bothers me when I see comics like that. I wrote a whole research paper on this topic (it’s on NMG!).
      • Well, while sometimes comics are out of proportion, I do feel like people forget about the male superheroes. No one talks about how they're unrealistic expectations and sex objects.

        Their suits are so tight fitting, you can see every contour on their bodies! That's pretty revealing and harmful to kids as well! I feel like sometimes people forget that sexism and being objectified doesn't just happen to girls.
        • I see what you mean, but I think the focus is more on the girls because in addition to tight and impractical clothes, they are shown as weak and helpless, and that’s not okay. http://www.heroicgirls.com/de-objectify-women-comics-guide/
          How To De-Objectify Women in Comics: A Guide
          As an artist, what can I consider if I want to de-objectify and add power to female characters? A visual guide by Eisner nominee Renae De Liz.
    • Breast enlargement surgery is that it is talking about. I'm pretty sure.
  • Jap that's so weird
  • Um, I'm going to just interrupt everything with a quick "shiratalk". Saying that you're uncomfortable seeing women in revealing clothes is kind of unfeminist. Women should be able to wear short shorts, bikinis, crop tops, etc without getting attention!! And I'm perfectly fine seeing women in "revealing" clothes. It's true, Wonder Woman did not wear normal fighting clothes, but you gotta pick your fights. Wonder Woman is extremely feminist, and it was awesome for DC to create her. Also, saying all men want "sexual contact" is really wrong. Not all men are creeps. Also, nO ONE, including us girls, should be "distracted" by a woman or what she wears. Also, some women have big boobs...there's nothing wrong with that. So, I actually think it's rather ironic to be saying your feminist and make women look normal in comics, but also be saying that women shouldn't wear "revealing" clothes.
    • I think what she was trying to say was that she is uncomfortable with them being objectified and having really unrealistic proportions, and I agree with her.
    • Wonder Woman was originally written in a skirt, but the *wonderful feminist who was ahead of his time* author didn't like it, and so he gave her shorts. Now it's seen as underwear, but that was the design of shorts at the time.
    • Yes, very true! This edges on the idea that we are responsible for other people's reactions, and that boys are sex-driven maniacs without a coherent thought in there heads. Also, shaming people for wearing revealing clothes can edge on slut-shaming, a very real problem in our society.
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