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The Avengers Need More Women on Their Team


Russell Blackford


Metamagician3000

May 28, 2012

I’m not the only one making this point. See here for an interview with Joss Whedon and the Avengers cast. Scarlett Johansson’s comments are very¬†salient (one of the good things about The Avengers was the portrayal of The Black Widow as a strong, sexy, ass-kicking superheroine¬†who was not overly sexualised - no fighting semi-nude or in high-heels, or with huge breasts leading the way).


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Posted by Frank Glover  on  05/28  at  10:49 AM

If they use her, this may be disregarded for the movies, but in the print realm, Ms. Marvel has assorted…issues in her past:

http://io9.com/5866330/a-video-breakdown-of-the-sad-history-of-ms-marvel-sex-slave

And here, everyone who is or ever has been an Avenger. Plenty of women to choose from:

http://www.marveldirectory.com/pictures/groupsandteams/avengers.gif





Posted by Tom_B  on  05/29  at  01:39 PM

“...huge breasts leading the way”

Not gravitationally consistant with the acrobatics expected in the genre. At least the COMBAT acrobatics.






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