megan rosalarian gedris
Inspired by this Comics Alliance article, which stated, regarding many female comic characters, “They read like men’s voices coming out of women’s faces.”*
This isn’t to say men can’t write good women, or shouldn’t write women. It’s great when anyone writes fantastic female characters. But as far as I’m concerned, a lot of comic writers have never written women at all, only hollow wooden sex puppets.
(Prints of this if you want them.)
*EDIT: By “men’s voices coming from women’s faces”, it’s not implying anything about gender roles, more that so much of what women talk about is in the service of men, for men’s sake, about men’s interests, without motives of their own. Just wanted to clarify.

Inspired by this Comics Alliance article, which stated, regarding many female comic characters, “They read like men’s voices coming out of women’s faces.”*

This isn’t to say men can’t write good women, or shouldn’t write women. It’s great when anyone writes fantastic female characters. But as far as I’m concerned, a lot of comic writers have never written women at all, only hollow wooden sex puppets.

(Prints of this if you want them.)

*EDIT: By “men’s voices coming from women’s faces”, it’s not implying anything about gender roles, more that so much of what women talk about is in the service of men, for men’s sake, about men’s interests, without motives of their own. Just wanted to clarify.

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    Just saw this on Pinterest and YES. Thanks for the clarification because I was kinda confused.
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    i am highly ashamed to say that i originally thought from the thumbnail that this was john controlling a puppet-roxy
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    Megan why do you make me love you so much.
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    I gotta admit reading this article didn’t surprise me but it did irritate me. I don’t understand why authors think its...
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    And this is why I don’t get along with a lot of feminists. Yes, there’s an issues here, I’m not denying that. But excuse...
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