Escher Girls

Float like a butterfly, Sting like a WTF?

This is a blog to archive and showcase the prevalence of certain ways women are depicted in illustrated pop media, such as how women are posed, drawn, distorted, and/or sexualized out of context, often in ridiculous, impossible or disturbing ways that sacrifice storytelling.

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cover of Lady Rawhide vs Zorro #3 comic with Lady Zorro (black haired woman holding a sword in a red top and black pants) with Lady Rawhide (brunette in a white and red outfit) who is sitting down but her right leg appears to be detached from her waist and her left leg pushed in too deep

Runaway legs in the wild west

I think Lady Rawhide's legs are falling off. D:  That must have been a brutal fight.

(Cover of Lady Rawhide & Lady Zorro #3, Dynamite Entertainment)

 

cover of Black Panther vol. 8 #1 with a light skinned black woman with an afro in black panthers skin tight costume with white fur on her neck, she is in profile and standing in a rubber spine centaur pose

Rubber Panther

Poor Shuri, her costume shrunk so much in the wash it's contorting her into a Tetris shape. ):

(Cover of Black Panther vol. 8 #1, Marvel Comics)