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The Greatest Female Superheroes!

by | 30th, July 2014

IF you go down the comic book shop (and you should they are never as intimidating and bewildering as you might think), you’ll notice that there’s a lot of men reading comic about other men.

To say comicsville is a bit of a sausagefest is an understatement.

However, that isn’t to say that things aren’t being done about and, more to the point, the small matter of their being a history of cool women in comics and graphic novels. And have you seen the amount of amazing women in amazing costumes at the various Comic Con shindigs around the world?


In the news this week, Guardians of the Galaxy screenwriter Nicole Perlman, the first woman to be credited on a Marvel film, which is great news. And now, it seems, there’s going to be a film developed which focuses on a female superhero.

You may have heard that Thor is now a woman not gender realignment surgery, but rather, the powers have been passed-on and now, Thor is a female.

The women of Watchmen are pretty fantastic and X-Men has some ace female characters.

So, let us celebrate the women of comic fiction and you can decide which one you’d like to see in a film in the future (of course, they won’t all be Marvel, but as soon as they do it, you bet your sweet arse the rest of the field will want to get in on it). We can only hope they’ll be better than Supergirl and Spiderwoman’s screen representations.

Please note, we’re aware that some of these have been in films already, but it isn’t like Hollywood is shy of a reboot at the minute.

Wonder Woman


Everyone knows Wonder Woman as she’s one of the most famous superpeople ever!  One-third of DC Comics’ The World’s Finest Trinity with Batman and Superman and has whipped her Lasso of Truth in the successful TV of the 70s and the less successful version in the ’00s. Why she hasn’t had a film yet is something of a mystery.



Goth-face Raven is the product of a human mum and an inter-dimensional demon father (and you thought your parents’ divorce was hard), raised in an alternate dimension and in possession of an incredibly dry wit. She was rejected by the Justice League of America, so helped

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