I was recently sent this great infographic that appears on www.discovergeek.com, which shows that female superheroes even today still conform to various “stereotypes”. The full blog post is here – https://www.discovergeek.com/superheroes-and-their-female-counterparts/.
Sadly but unsurprisingly, the creator of the infographic found that most were introduced as damsels in distress, as romantic love interests or simply to copyright a name. It also gives a really interesting overview of how current female superheroes came into existence and how important it is to have more stand-alone female superheroes:
What do you think about female superhero characters today? Do they still confirm to old-fashioned views of women or do you think they are good role models? Leave your comments below or join the debate on our social media channels.