Comic books have traditionally been made for men, and by men. And, as such, women are greatly underrepresented in their pages.
Major publishers like Marvel and DC Comics have been trying to change all that—expanding their universes and adding diverse, new women to their rosters—as more women take an interest in the genre. But gender inclusion isn’t just about having female leads, it’s also about how those women are portrayed.
Is the heroine overtly sexualized?
As it turns out, it’s...