Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Gender in Comics

I found this analysis of gender in comics to be fascinating.  In many categories, I've written against the mainstream pattern, such as having females with super-strength and males with psychic powers.  In a few areas I may have replicated the pattern; with pheromone control and prehensile hair, I could only think of female characters, although I'm sure there are males with pheromones.  Gendered superpowers are fascinating.
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