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X-Rated – the Sex(ist) Reveal of The Dark Phoenix Saga

The pages of X-Men: The Dark Phoenix saga are absolutely brimming with subtle and not-so-subtle sexual innuendo, and though I do not find that all that stunning or interesting in and of itself, I do find it interesting when paired … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: 1960s Marvel and the Role of the Female

It is safe to say that Marvel comics in the 1960s had a clear vision. And it seems that part of this clear vision included portraying women in a certain light. I say this because all of the female characters … Continue reading

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