Last year Lisa posted about Wonder Woman’s pose on a Justice League cover and the way it revealed performative aspects of gender. DC Comics recently released a new Catwoman series. Majd Al-Shihabisent in a link to the cover of Catwoman #0. The cover drew a lot of attention for the degree of sexualization of Catwoman, whose unrealistic and painful-looking pose maximizes the prominence of her breasts and butt.
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- The Internet Attempts to Comprehend Catwoman’s Newest Look (comicsbeat.com)
- Artists Respond to DC’s Back-Breaking ‘Catwoman’ #0 Cover (comicsalliance.com)
- Comic Book Industry Still Trying To Hit Bottom With Portrayal Of Women (badassdigest.com)