Monday, October 31, 2011

Is This Offensive? Superman & Batman Tear off Wonder Woman's Pants

When DC put Diana in pants, the fans were livid. But after seeing this piece of art from Clint Hilinski, I wonder if some folks will go apesh*t.
Some are saying this promotes rape, sexism and frustration. I have to say, I'm not feeling this. Men snatching the pants off a woman doesn't set well with me.

What do you think?


Writer said...

I can see the potential for mysogyny but there's also the chains breaking around her. As though her having to wear pants is a form of being chained.

I think maybe this is something akin to the French banning Muslim women from wearing head scarves or women choosing to wear high heels and purls.

How would it feel if it were three other female superheroes ripping her pants off (and breaking her chains)?

Unknown said...

Yea, it;s fucked up.

Unknown said...

It's not cool.

Belasco said...

Since really doubt the artist did this with DC's approval, and some of the companies he has worked for deal with a lot of visuals a lot worse than this and given that regular fan art can get a lot more risque, it's not that big a deal. I don't think will be using this art on their website or anything.

Anonymous said...

The pants were controlling her.

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