The representation of men and women in comic books and graphic novels.

This is something i have thought about a lot. I think that the way genders are represented in comics is very extreme. Males are mainly portrayed as big buff men, who are not scared of anything. whereas the females are usually in pin up poses, wearing hardly any clothes and are of the tarty variety.

For example:

Harley Quinn

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Harley Quinn (1993)

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Harley Quinn (1993)

The first appearance of Harley was in 1993 where she appears in a pin up pose in a full body suit. These photos show that she is covered

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