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Certain, you’re conversant in ask yourself girl and Batgirl. yet what approximately Tomboy, the candy teenaged gal-next-door via day and masked crook-pummeler through evening? Or the Jaguar, an exchange student from Brazil dealing with either feral animal powers and baffling American culture? Or road Angel, the 13-year-old skateboarder who outfights ninjas and outsmarts demons? 

From tough-talking detectives and sarcastic social critics to cape-wearing crimebusters and ordinary young ones, woman protagonists have stuffed with regards to each function there's in comics. Yet too few have completed the high-level pop-culture prestige in their male opposite numbers. Now is the time to provide those profitable, yet mostly unknown, characters their due, proving that not in basic terms do powerful girl protagonists belong in comics, yet they’ve constantly been there. With vintage paintings, e-book info, and enthusiastic observation, comics writer and researcher Hope Nicholson brings those misplaced girls of the comics international again to existence.

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