Falling asleep in my Tokyo hostel, listening to karaoke sounds drifting from not too far away, sung by old people who are way more energetic than I am! Gah, so authentic!
hi guys! this is a comic i made for a final in my comics in literature class. we had to do a research paper on a topic we’d discussed in class and then accompany it with a comic with a relevant subject. my paper was about hyper-sexualization of women in comic books, but i decided to broaden it out here as well as personalize it and make myself the subject and discuss something i’ve been subjected to in the convention circuit and on the internet as well as thousands of other women, as well as give a cue to thought about how the comic book industry as well as the video game industry and even just media in general (all of which are male dominated) push such ridiculous pressures onto girls and women.
also, it feels kind of silly to have to add this since i hope it’s obvious, but i am very aware that there are men that don’t subscribe to this attitude, and am incredibly grateful that these issues are brought to light to people other than the ones that are subjected to it.
anyway haha i have literally been staring at this for 9 hours i don’t even know which direction is up anymore. thanks for reading!!!
Obama’s one-liners during his speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner.
Hilarious President is hilarious. (If you don’t think any of this is funny, you need to learn to take a joke)
We gotta start teaching our daughters to be somebodies instead of somebody’s.
My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Boston, stay strong.