Series: Redheads

One Ginger’s Top Ten List of Red Headed Superheroes (and Villains)

Ever since I was a young girl, galavanting around with flaming red locks, I have sought out role models with a similar genetic mutation as my own. Smitten by red-haired superheroes (and villains), I have a bit of favoritism when it comes to my own comics collection and artwork and action figures … and cosplay. Not too long ago, I was washing my hands in a public restroom and an old woman stepped out from a stall and stopped to stare at me. “You’re a dying breed y’know!” I tilted my head and furrowed my brows. I was completely...

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Drink Your Comics: Redheads at the Bar

Redheads are a big thing in comic books. Ashley Schmuecker’s list of her top ten ginger comic book heroines continues to be one of our most popular posts. While we’ve shared some other festive alcoholic creations (Colleen’s Megahex cocktail, Claire’s Ginger Beer, and Ginnis’ mulled wine), we decided to revisit Ashley’s list with some more themed drinks to get you through the holidays and carry you into the new year. 10. Black (Alley) Cat The Alley Cat cocktail is simultaneously sweet and tart and can be a dangerous one depending on the heavy-handedness of your bartender: 1 Part Gin, I suggest Steinhäger...

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Top 10 Redheads: Anime Edition

We at Women Write About Comics want to show our support for the red-haired people of this world! Back in 2014, Ashley Schmuecker put out her top ten list of kick-ass superheroes and villains with glorious red (and orange) locks. It’s about time we showcased more awesome redheads, isn’t it? WWAC writers have nominated and voted on our favorite red-haired anime characters, and voilà! First, the honorable mentions go to: A-ko Magami (Project A-ko) A-ko is a student at Gravitron High who is nigh-invulnerable, possibly the child of Superman and Wonder Woman (no copyright infringement though wink wink). She stars in what was meant...

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Literary Gingers: Top 5 Redheaded Heroines

Here at WWAC we like our redheads. We’ve shared our favourite ginger haired superheroes and redheaded anime characters in the past. But it’s about time we gave our literary redheads some love. Pippi Longstocking I somehow got a hold of English translations of the original Swedish books by Astrid Lindgren about this odd little girl who suddenly appears one day to make life strange and wonderful for the two children she befriends.  Pippi Longstocking has fiery red hair and oodles of freckles, a pet monkey, and super strength. Who doesn’t love a redheaded super strong little girl?   I had...

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