Age of Ultron and Feminism -SPOILERS-Reviews of Age of Ultron have been going up and one consistent theme across many of them is the “problematic” nature of Black Widow’s character arc. The general consensus seems to be that Black Widow, the bad ass female hero on a team of men, was devalued by forcing her into a relationship and making her goals “let’s be a couple” and it’s all Joss Whedon’s fault.More Like This
As a feminist myself, I find a lot of this over simplification and anger at the movie to be kinda misguided. I haven’t been seeing my viewpoints talked about much at all, which is where this journal comes into play. So here’s why, in my opinion, the subplot for Black Widow isn’t as bad as you may think.
1. First off I want to address the growing complaints that Black Widow is somehow “weaker” for wanting to have a normal life. I think that’s a really problematic mindset to have in regards to feminism. You see, in our American society there are
Creator Owned ComicsMore Like This
Marvel Superheroes ver 2
Can creator owned comics save the comics industry?
The Comics Industry is going through something of a secret crisis right now. A crisis that could have been avoided, but one where there is still a way out. The two biggest problems are a stagnation of business ideas and lack of sales.
Let’s look at the origins of these problems
For years many have bemoaned the fact that comics have lost their easy accessibility. For decades comics w
My PPG OC Crystal's bioMore Like This
Name: Crystal Utonium
Famliy: Blossom, Bubbles Buttercup, the Professor and her parents.
Regular oufit: A blue cap with a yellow tank top that reveals her midriff and bellybutton with green shorts and shoes.
Battle outfit: A red tank top that too reveals her midriff and bellybutton with black and red stripped shorts wearing sneakers and a white headband.
PPG outfit: A red PPG dress with the shoes while wearing her cap.
She wears her cap when she's wearing either her regular or her PPG outfit. When she's wearing her battle outfit,she isn't.
Crystal was a fairly happy girl living with her parents in Townsville. One day she was walking home from a school (which wasn't Pokey Oaks at the time), and found a note. She found out that her parents were divorced by someone but didn't know who it was. Crystal was sent to a orphanage where she spent most of her life alone from the other kids.. While there, she discovered her powers and decided to stay away from everyone. Soon, her l