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 Godstorm Age of Darkness comic for Zenescope Entertainment, a blonde woman in a white top and bottom seethrough sash in a slight boobs and butt pose and her back at a 90 degree angle as she stands up

Right angle centaur toga girl

In the ancient days, rubber centaur women were used in architecture to measure right angles.

(Cover of Godstorm: Age of Darkness, Zenescope Entertainment)

promo ad of Destiny Child video game with a guy in red and green colours at the bottom center with women floating on top of him, on the left is a blonde girl in a tight blue bodysuit that is painted on her breasts which have no support, in the center is a brunette girl in a schoolgirl outfit with blue skirt jumping down so her skirt pushes up and we can see her panties, on the right is a woman in a green army beret with green top and blue high rise shorts in a worm pose lying down whispering in guy's ear

Snakewomen, boobsocks and pantyshots oh my!

Snake girl trying to warn that person that they're about to get wrecked by a devastating combo boobsock and pantyshot attack.

(Promotional Art for Destiny Child, SHIFT UP corp. & LINE Games)

ad for kiss of war with several of the women characters watching a city under attack, the woman 2nd from the left is a brunette wearing a white top and jeans, she is in a very bent rubber spine centaur pose

Kiss of Centaur

The blonde and brunette soldiers are trying to have a centaur woman competition to keep things light and distract from the city burning beneath them.  The brunette is winning by a landslide.

(Ad for Kiss of War, Tap4Fun Games)