There is indeed a war on women, it's real, it's relentless, and it's everywhere.
It has even infested superhero comic books, of all bizarre things.
The superhero books were already notorious for sexist attitudes, sexist imagery, sexist treatment of female characters and, worse, female comics creators. But it's gotten worse.
DC started out its brand-new "New 52" relaunch by reintroducing familiar characters "new for the first time", and in at least two cases the sexism was blatant, extreme, and in-your-face. Did you ever wonder if Catwoman hooked up with Batman? Wonder no more - they "do it", graphically (pun intended), still in costume, at the climax of a first issue of her own book that teased tits and ass all the way through. (Apparently Catwoman isn't a person to the artist - just a female body to tease the male fans with.)
And Starfire...she's thrown into Red Hood and the Outlaws as eye candy and sex toy, with some outrageous BS about her "not perceiving" humans as different individuals and not caring who she shags as long as she shags. (They may have backed off from this a little, but it was a horrible start.)
Think that's bad? Think there must be limits? Think they'd respect the oldest extant symbol of feminine empowerment, Wonder Woman?
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