Day: May 22, 2017

wonderwoman, warner bros/ thinkThin, via allure.com

Fatphobia in the Never Changing Comic Book Landscape

EDIT: an incorrect fact has been removed from this article. Superhero comic books retain the ability to deeply wound their audiences. What do they propagate a desire for? Thinner women. “Superheroine” is still, despite occasional pushback from Marvel’s (Adrian Alphona’s) Gert Yorkes and Valiant’s Faith, synonymous with “titty, yet thin.” They define a “correct” template, and…

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