There are a plethora of female characters in Geek culture with more and more cropping up all the time. Comic book publishers are more concerned with representation than ever and it is coming along (slowly), with titles from the big 2 like Batgirl, Gotham Academy, Spider-Gwen, Ms Marvel and Princess Leia. With that in mind, Major Spoilers presents you with the Top 5 Female Characters that Deserve a Solo Series!
Or – “Shvaughn?Â Is That You?” My new manager Deon (who is wrong only half as often as Tom Grice, but only about 1/3 as pretty) and I got to talking the other day about the work of Jim Shooter, a writer whose work bounces all over the spectrum.Â For every Harbinger, Rai, or ‘Adventure Comics’-era Legion, there is a ‘Hank Pym punches Janet’ moment, a ‘Shadow State,’ or “MORE GORE FOR THE ORG!!!”Â Whichever Jim Shooter you get writes tightly plotted yarns with nice character bits, but the overall effect of the writing varies wildly, as anyone who ever
Or – “Round Seven!Â FIGHT!!!!” It’s all been building up to this…Â The Prince of Orphans!Â The Daughters of The Dragon!Â Lei Kung’s Secret Army!Â Dog Brother #1!Â The Tiger’s Beautiful Daughter!Â The Hordes of Hydra!Â The Bride of Nine Spiders! Luke “Sweet Christmas!” Cage!Â Fat Cobra!Â And that Iron Fist kid… Know this, dear friends:Â Heads will be BUSTED.
Or – “It’s Always The Cute Ones…” Megan Morse, also known as Miss Martian, has been something of an enigma among the Junior Justice League. Introduced during the “One Year Later” gap caused by 52, she has been pleasant, funny, bright and generally nice to be around. So, naturally, she’s a stone killer in disguise. Ever since it was revealed that she’s NOT one of J’onn J’onnz’ peaceful green Martians, but comes from the vicious line of white Martians, I’ve waited for her to grow fangs and try to eat people. After interacting with her own future self, and getting
Or, â€œFrom Giant Transforming Mafia Princess To Magic Hockey Stigmatism Geeks…â€ Is it just me, or does Manhunter look remarkably like she’s telling that mysterious figure to knock off the bad Tor Johnson impersonation?Â “Would you please just get me my Pina Colada with an umbrella in it, please?Â Ed Wood is dead and I don’t feel so great myself, dangit!”Â Still, this issue heralds the return of Kate Spencer, Manhunter, to the ranks of the Birds of Prey, while another operative makes her graduation to the big leagues and Oracle has to evaluate her strategies…Â What are you waiting
Or, â€œWhatever Happened To That Flash Kid?â€ How many people think that “Wonder Woman Dipped In Honey” is going to bring us the hits like “Russian Ballerina In Leather Panties” did so long ago?Â I’m sure, somewhere, there’s an entire newsgroup dedicated to things like that.Â Maybe “rec.arts.comics.superheroines.food.fetish?”Â Either way, several months ago, at the end of the Lightning Saga, Wally West returned from the dead and and to League membership, but then took a spontaneous leave of absence.Â If you read ‘Flash,’ you may know where he’s been, but it may be a surprise as to why he has