Escher Girls

Float like a butterfly, Sting like a WTF!?

This is a blog to archive and showcase the prevalence of certain ways women are depicted in illustrated pop media, specifically how women are posed, drawn, distorted, and/or sexualized out of context, often in ridiculous, impossible or disturbing ways that sacrifice storytelling.

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Former 15 year old nerdy boy 

(this comment is about the blog in general, not this post in particular).

Really? Do we have to take away the sexy comic book babes from the nerdy 15 year old boys? I mean, that’s basically all they have at that point in their lives.

I love fuel efficiency, and I absolutely lust after the amazing fuel economy of any VW featuring a TDI diesel engine. But you don’t see me at a Forumla One race bitching about the horrendous fuel economy of the race cars, and lecturing all of the racing fans about how they should really think about the environment. Doing so would completely miss the point of Forumla One, and would just be inappropriate, needless trolling.

Yes, women in comic books are portrayed as ridiculous sex objects.

That’s. The. Whole. Point.

Obviously you’ve never been a 15 year old nerdy boy.

Like they say about gay marriage: if you don’t like it, don’t get one. And if you don’t like the way women are portrayed in comic books, how about you not buy them, and leave the 15 year old nerd boys alone?

From this comment:

http://eschergirls.tumblr.com/post/23663728745/dewritten-submitted-original-so-i-tried-to#comment-538159291

Wow.  Just.  Wow.  Comics exist solely as fap material for 15 year old hetero boys?  Nobody else.  Just them.  Because WHAT ELSE DO THEY HAVE AT THAT POINT?  (Also apparently 15 year old geek girls don’t exist.  Or if they do, I’m sure they’d probably be partying and shopping and stuff amirite?)  F- all the kids who want to be superheroes, all the people who want to read superhero comics because superheroes are f-ing awesome and aren’t looking for softcore porn.  xD  Apparently comics as porn for a subset of 15 year old hetero boys is innate to what comics are.   (and these kinds of images of women are so rare in our society >_>)

I am at a loss for any more words, honestly. 

Edit: Actually I do have more words.  At $3 an issue ($4 or $5 for some others) a week, for 22 pages… in terms of porn… comics are a pretty bad deal, especially for a 15 year old.

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  5. thekeylime said: UGH. UGH UGH UGH UGH UGH. That is all.
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  8. decanted reblogged this from anderjolras and added:
    Ummmm here’s the thing. I love comics and always have, but I almost never read them. They make me feel dehumanized. So...
  9. minevras reblogged this from seriouslyamerica and added:
    wow ‘fuck you’ is not adequate
  10. psyantics reblogged this from vanessasketch
  11. freyasfolly reblogged this from eschergirls and added:
    Politemachinegun said: Nice false equivalency on the gay marriage there. Way to compare a basic human right to fap...
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  15. sofivondeath reblogged this from seriouslyamerica and added:
    No. Nonono. That’s not the whole point. That’s not… just.. No. Just gtfo. Go. Now.
  16. elfyourmother reblogged this from seriouslyamerica and added:
    I can’t.
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  18. bizarro-sai reblogged this from starlightmayfly and added:
    My way to deal with the whole media being against out kind for pretty much…all of history of media? Make what was never...
  19. seriouslyamerica reblogged this from gracklesong and added:
    This guy. He seriously just compared women to cars. CARS. We are cars.
  20. starlightmayfly reblogged this from baranchi
  21. nikariot reblogged this from sailorwolfmoon and added:
    Additionally, I just LOVE being compared to cars! Oh it’s my favorite thing! All us ladies are are vehicles to GET YOU...
  22. deathbearbrown said: How are your anatomy corrections for these girls making them less attractive? They still have big butts and boobs. It’s just that they both aren’t facing the camera at the same time.
  23. mercy-misrule reblogged this from eschergirls and added:
    Trying to think of a witty comment. Just want to laugh and then punch though.