Message Boards

How I think girls should be shown in comics


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) 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 :)

You need to be a member of NMG Members to add comments!

Email me when people reply –


  • 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.
          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.
This reply was deleted.

Sister to Sister Message Board


Too Much To Do

“Yesterday I felt overwhelmed because I had more to do than I was used to (Lots of homework, after school activities and dinner). Do you have any tips for girls to feel less overwhelmed when they have a lot to do?”  - Anonymous Feeling overwhelmed by long to-do lists is a very common experience, especially as we get older and start taking on more responsibilities and commitments, have more time-consuming homework, etc.—so you are far from alone in this. (It’s certainly something I’ve had to…

Read more…
0 Replies · Reply by ✮ ✥ Evie ✥ ✮ Jun 3

Not a People Person

"Okay i am going to very very clear...I need advice from someone older than me. I am not very much a people person like I don't talk much around other people how would you say I deal with this?" - Anonymous Hi! I’m not very much of a “people person” myself, and am generally very shy and quiet in social settings, so I definitely understand this. As I know firsthand, it can be hard being less socially inclined than those around us… but I’m actually going to start by suggesting that, contrary to…

Read more…
3 Replies · Reply by Mia the Macaroon Oshawott May 23

Fear of Growing Up

“Dear S2S Mentors, I am afraid of growing up. I have been my whole life, and... I just don't want to grow up. Do you have any advice or reassurance? Thank you.” - Solene   Solene, Good gracious, but I relate to this so deeply. Growing up has been a prospect that’s been rather frightening to me for some years—and (speaking as someone who recently became a legal adult last year) it’s also been very relevant for me of late. That said, the good news (again speaking as someone who recently became a…

Read more…
3 Replies · Reply by Opal May 20

Getting Work Done

“I’m in the first year of high school this year and I’ve found I’m really really bad at getting work done like I am not good at it at all. Last year in middle school I didn’t care as much about getting work done because in the long run as long as I was passing my class it wasn’t a big deal. This year it matters more what grades I get and so far I’m getting pretty average grades but they aren’t as good as I’m hoping for. A problem about this is I know I can do better but I just procrastinate and…

Read more…
4 Replies · Reply by Marvel Apr 23

Ask A Girl: Need advice? Give great advice? We help each other! Ask your questions or answer any of the questions already here. Your post will appear in a day or two, so check back often. We've had many girls ask if their questions can be anonymous, and that is not possible on this website. We want you to know that girls in NMG can trust each other, even with embarrassing questions. And if you want to, you can change your user name to a "not real" name that will then also be used in the magazine if your Ask A Girl question is published.

Letters To Luna: I'm Luna, the spirit of New Moon. Write a letter to me with your opinions and suggestions about the magazine and website. I love to read all your notes! Because I get so many letters, I can't reply online. But a select few letters get published in each issue!

Body & Feelings: Body image, mood swings, puberty, your first period, and so much more! The information girls need!

Check It Out: Share your rants and raves about books, magazines, movies, products, music, ads, tv, internet and more. Love it? Hate it? Let us know!

For The Curious: How does stuff in our world happen? Post and ask about experiments, tech, coding, math,  science, engineering, and more!  It's all about the weird, wonderful, and wacky! Be curious and be surprised.

Go Girls & Women Change the World: Amazing girls and women make the world a better place every day. Tell us about who you admire - now and from the past.  These don't have to be people who are already famous!

How Aggravating & Howl at the Moon: Tell us when you see something that's unfair to girls and women -you can vent about it here! And, Howl out your accomplishments and the things that make you proud as a person and a girl!

Love Remembers: Whether it's losing a beloved pet or a cherished person, loss is painful and can be difficult to cope with. But talking about our loved ones and keeping their memories alive can help. Share your beautiful memories here.

Random Stuff: Want a place to be silly, start message board games, or talk about stuff that doesn't fit into the other categories? Then check out this message board!

Role Play: Do you like role playing games? RPG’s are games where players (that’s you!) play the roles of characters in a fictional setting and have all kinds of adventures. See where the stories take you!

Voice Box: We can have different opinions and still be friends and listen respectfully to each other. We're interested to learn about other people's points of view and we don't have to try to convince them to think like we do. This is where we share opinions about issues that are important to us.

Contests & Games: Do you love creating new contests or games for everyone to play? Do you love playing in them? This is the place for you to make your own contests and games and invite everyone to participate! Remember, just like everywhere else on, if you make a contest or game, it must be open to everyone who wants to join in!