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Women In Comic Industry Trying To Change How Female Characters Are Portrayed | Fox News

DC and Marvel need to hire more female writers, she said. If there are awesome female characters, there is without a doubt going to be more female fans. Make something we want to read and well give you our money. It sounds like they may be starting to listen. Marvel recently ignited backlash with its Spider-Woman variant cover, an almost porn-like portrayal of the famed superhero on all-fours, in a body-hugging red outfit, flashing her personal parts to the city below, drawn by erotica-inspired Italian artist Milo Manara. The imagery caused such a social media stir that the company announced it had canceled two more Manara covers in the pipeline. Given that Manara is renowned for his sexually-explicit drawings, many were scratching their heads as to why such a big name as Marvel one that has actively cheered for gender equality in its creative content, taken steps to encourage more female readers, and launched the questionable Spider-Woman comic during a Women of Marvel panel would have commissioned him for such a task. The company issued a statement apologizing for the mixed messaging. But even the most devoted comic fans say that the borderline between sexy too sell and too sexy to sell is murky. When do physics-defying large breasts and ample backside, itty-bitty waist and perpetual bending over go from empowerment to exploitation?
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UAPD investigates improper money handling at lab – Tucson News Now

Updated: Monday, November 17 2014 1:18 PM EST2014-11-17 18:18:42 GMT Casey Skowron has signed his name to Arizona’s wild ride of a season, becoming, according to research from the UA athletics department, the first Wildcat since 1983 to kick a winning field goal when the team was trailing in the final seconds. Casey Skowron has signed his name to Arizona’s wild ride of a season, becoming, according to research from the UA athletics department, the first Wildcat since 1983 to kick a winning field goal when the team was trailing in the final seconds. Updated: Monday, November 17 2014 11:00 AM EST2014-11-17 16:00:18 GMT The OVPD has eight new Victory motorcycles, many may have seen them cruising around Oro Valley. The OVPD has eight new Victory motorcycles, many may have seen them cruising around Oro Valley. Updated: Monday, November 17 2014 12:59 PM EST2014-11-17 17:59:06 GMT John Clair Pfeffer was driving around 8 p.m. Saturday when he made attempted to make a left turn at the intersection of N. Sabino Canyon Road and E. Knollwood Drive. He was hit by a vehicle traveling southbound on Sabino Canyon Road. John Clair Pfeffer was driving around 8 p.m. Saturday when he made attempted to make a left turn at the intersection of N. Sabino Canyon Road and E.
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