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  • The Joys of Ladypain

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    • April 3, 2014

    A Celebration of Ladypain in Superhero Comics! No, really, okay, stay with me! As comic readers, we talk a lot about “manpain”: story arcs that generally revolve around men’s responses to trauma, often the death or otherwise abuse of women in their lives. While it’s (rightfully) used to deride self-indulgently misogynistic set-ups, I sometimes wince