Escher Girls

Float like a butterfly, Sting like a WTF?

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 ways that sacrifice storytelling.

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Ad for League of Angels 3 that reads "Rise from the Ashes" showing a red haired angel with feathered wings in bikini armor and her torso bent 90 degrees to the right even though she's facing us, like she is shaped like an L shape

League of Rubber

That poor girl, in the last ad she looks as shocked as I am looking at her being apparently turned to rubber.

(Ads from League of Angels III, GTArcade & Yoozoo Games, submitted by anonymous)

promo art for Legend of the Cryptids showing a blonde girl with large metal arm guards and pauldrons but she is wearing a half dress that goes up her body like a one shoulder singlet and covers barely her right breast, her leg breast is covered by a gold metal cup, her dress looks like it barely covers much under her waist but nothing explicit is shown, she is surrounded by guards looking at her

I think I'm losing my mind just looking at this

There's been a lot of ridiculous armor on this blog but I think this one might be one of the most bizarre?  How does any of that even stay on?  Did she glue that gold cup to her boob?  Is she even wearing any underwear?  Is she some sort of genderswap

cover of Red Sonja vol. 4 #3 from Dynamite Entertainment showing Red Sonja in a black and grey inked sketch with coloured in flowing red hair, she is standing in a boobs and butt pose with her stomach extremely small and her back having a 90 degree bend in the small of her back so her butt sticks out at 90 degrees

Twisted Sonja

She looks like an action figure that's been put too close to a lighter.

(Cover of Red Sonja vol. 4 #3, Dynamite Entertainment, submitted by anonymous)

cover of 10th Muse/Demonslayer #1/2 from Avatar Press showing Demonslayer (blonde/brunette white woman in a red backless swimsuit type top with the bottom riding into her buttcrack) bent over on all fours showing her butt to the audience and looking over her shoulder, behind her is 10th Muse (blonde white woman in a two piece blue and purple bodysuit) arching her back to push out her butt and standing facing away from the audience while looking over her shoulder

Announcing... the May Caption Contest winners!

So 2 weeks have passed and it's time to announce the winners of the caption contest!  There weren't a lot of submissions this time around (one commenter suggested it was because the picture was so bizarre people were just stumped gawking at it, which i

promo image cover of New Mutants: Lethal Legion #4 from Marvel Comics (that only says "New Mutants" with the Marvel logo in the bottom right) showing the New Mutants on the left rushing at a group of enemies, Wolfsbane is jumping at them in a severe boobs and butt pose

Even Furries Get To Boobs and Butt

At least it's nice that furries don't get left out of the boobs and butt poses, I guess.

(Cover for New Mutants: Lethal Legion #4, Marvel Comics, submitted by anonymous)