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Jonny submitted:

Rob Liefeld knows how to draw women perfectly. Especially ones that defy the laws of physics with their waists.

This neither titillates nor intimidates me.  Maybe they’re trying to defeat their foes through a mixture of disgust and pity?

Jonny submitted:

Rob Liefeld knows how to draw women perfectly. Especially ones that defy the laws of physics with their waists.

This neither titillates nor intimidates me.  Maybe they’re trying to defeat their foes through a mixture of disgust and pity?

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  1. theybesillytales reblogged this from eschergirls and added:
    And Rob Liefeld, the king of weird anatomically incorrect poses.
  2. suddenlypumpkin reblogged this from eschergirls
  3. poisonpassionfruit reblogged this from eschergirls and added:
    Avengelyne on the right there almost makes my brain bleed. These women are so lopsided, they’d roll end over end...
  4. prelithic reblogged this from percychekov and added:
    clearly they’re contortionists. what really worries me, though, is their figures. the waist’s size and muscle definition...
  5. keisuk3 reblogged this from jaeqer
  6. tedkordisanasshole reblogged this from eschergirls and added:
    NO LIEFELD STOP IT THIS IS NOT HOW WOMEN LOOK STOP IT
  7. voiceofthetunnels reblogged this from jessgoesnuclear and added:
    Comic book artist anatomy fail. KILL IT WITH FIRE. I don’t think those women have enough room in their bodies for vital...
  8. jessgoesnuclear reblogged this from eschergirls and added:
    These are just… why were they drawn like this? They’re just repulsive and ugly and desperate-looking and moreover what...
  9. deadend reblogged this from eschergirls and added:
    Holy shit, the girl on the right has breasts that are breaking the laws of physics. Look at her front arm, now notice...
  10. spikeghost reblogged this from eschergirls
  11. idran reblogged this from hypotheticalwoman and added:
    Oh, that’s hardly fair, there are mainstream comics artists that treat things fine. Artists that know how to draw sexy...
  12. hypotheticalwoman reblogged this from kytri and added:
    Me and my friends think there was one guy in mainstream comics who has ever seen a naked woman, and he drew a picture...
  13. yokothetypo reblogged this from nightmareloki and added:
    needs more pouches
  14. kimithegreat reblogged this from eschergirls and added:
    Fucking Liefeld.
  15. kytri reblogged this from rudywolfe and added:
    But that’s kind of the point isn’t it? This sort of thing markets exclusively to hormonal men who only care about ass...
  16. linaevelovesyou reblogged this from eschergirls and added:
    My friend Jabber provides his rendition of Avengelyne
  17. rudywolfe reblogged this from kytri and added:
    I’ve seen a lot of stuff like this going around. Talking about how they are not how real women are supposed to look…well...
  18. damnspacepirate reblogged this from eschergirls
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  21. dreamerbaybay reblogged this from eschergirls and added:
    I like that after drawing 1 nipple, the artist apparently said “fuck it” and gave up on the rest.
  22. theholyheadharpy reblogged this from eschergirls
  23. oscitantego reblogged this from underlordwynt
  24. underlordwynt reblogged this from tinyhandstinymittens
  25. kerogero reblogged this from angry-fish-woman and added:
    @ “you really need to do some life drawing because your people look like horrifying inhuman space aliens.” why you so...
  26. angry-fish-woman reblogged this from chlorinesea and added:
    THAT IS THE FIRST THING I LOOKED AT It reminds me of that Impossible Triangle…or just like…one of those mindfuck optical...
  27. tinyhandstinymittens reblogged this from chlorinesea
  28. chlorinesea reblogged this from eschergirls and added:
    Wait wait, look at the overlap on this too. Why is Grey Outfit’s boob in front of that sword? How is that happening....
  29. albinoscout reblogged this from kytri
  30. tomthyestean reblogged this from orisoni and added:
    Someone please stop letting this man put out comics