Time for the Women of the DC Universe to Grow Up!

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Dan Pack
6 years ago
It's about time the "girls" of DC grew up and became "women"

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Terence Bradshaw
6 years ago
I agree it's past time to stop using "girl" as part of the superhero identities of fully grown, female heroes. However, I don't think "woman" is a good replacement, simply because it lacks the sharp, short quality that gives "man" its impact in a hero name. It might be best to simply drop the gender reference altogether. Rather than Power Girl, perhaps simply Power or a synonym for power. Though Hawk Woman, like Wonder Woman, actually works. Case by case, I suppose.

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Robert Hamilton
6 years ago
Is this a joke? Get a LIFE

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Andrew Wesolowski
6 years ago
Ive actually wondered about this for a while, especially in regards to Barbara Gordon: who started off as Batgirl. It was only after she was paralyzed that she grew out of Batman's shadow and took on her own persona as Oracle. Like Robin becoming Nightwing, this should have been seen as her reaching maturity, and no longer being a "girl", but a "woman" (as Dick was no longer seen as a "boy" in the comics, but a "man") Instead, the second she gains the use of her legs back, she becomes Bat"girl" once more. I had hoped that after a short run of stories, Barbara would realize that things were no longer the same, and she would either re-adopt the "Oracle" persona, and be a kickass acrobatic superhero who also had constant access to her supercomputers, and all the information they provided; or create a new persona to fit who her character had become.

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Meg O'Malley
6 years ago
I support strong female characters in comics!

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Peggy Davidoff
6 years ago
The female equivalent of "boy" = "girl" and the female equivalent of "man" = "WOMAN."
Whether mere mortals or superheroes, I strongly support the portrayal of equality in self-worthiness and power in all persons. We all have important and useful things to contribute to society (regardless of gender). So let's stop minimizing the worthiness of certain groups (in this case females) and send the correct and JUST message!!

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kerri Milcarek-Pastor
6 years ago
I agree with it and I think the comic industry should portray the female gender as strong nobile super heroes right along with the men.

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Tommy Cox
6 years ago
Because even though I know DC is buried under too much institutionalized Mysogny, I hope they'll listen to reason.

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Daniela Dominguez
6 years ago
Because I agree with everything that I read. The DCU has long added to the degredation of women in comics.

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Molly Wilcox
6 years ago
Women are over half the population, and many are comic book fans. Why is DC willing to alienate a good portion of potential paying customers by not providing more strong female customers? Not only that, but young women are growing up, interested in comic books... Where can they go to see strong female characters? Let's see more of them.