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Female crime-fighters move from the page to the runway

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 Post subject: Female crime-fighters move from the page to the runway
PostPosted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 9:26 am 

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Since Clark Kent ducked into his first phone booth in 1938, it’s been a (Super)man’s world in the comic book business. Many female crime fighters — including those with mad combat skills or powers that enable them to fly at turbo speeds — have yet to break through the proverbial glass ceiling. The balance for equality on the vigilante scene has proven to be harder to achieve than vanquishing a rogues gallery of villains. Five decades of inking countless film, toy and product endorsement deals, male heroes have kept their super gal pals away from all the cross-branding action. Fortunately, the television, beauty and fashion industry have recently come to the rescue for these female freedom fighters. From newly signed cosmetic deals to full-blown TV shows, a slew of super powered women are finally getting their due.
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 Post subject: Re: Female crime-fighters move from the page to the runway
PostPosted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 10:59 am 

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Thanks for posting that article. It mentioned a number of newer superheroine comics -- Hellcat, Heralds, and Jubilee and Wolverine -- that I'd never heard of. I'll give them a look soon as I can.


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