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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I’ve been saving this gem for a while, and what better time than the 300th post!

I’ve been saving this gem for a while, and what better time than the 300th post!

Subtle.

Subtle.

Fuck!  Glory stepped on a landmine!
What?  What are we going to do?  She has a photoshoot in 20 minutes!
Don’t… don’t worry.  I’ll think of something!  Just act casual!

Fuck!  Glory stepped on a landmine!

What?  What are we going to do?  She has a photoshoot in 20 minutes!

Don’t… don’t worry.  I’ll think of something!  Just act casual!

Somebody seems unsure where organs are in a woman.  Also…  these artists never seem to know what women look like when we’re unconscious.  They seem to believe we pose even when we’re limp.

Somebody seems unsure where organs are in a woman.  Also…  these artists never seem to know what women look like when we’re unconscious.  They seem to believe we pose even when we’re limp.

Okay, and now it begins.
Bring on the Liefeld!

Okay, and now it begins.


Bring on the Liefeld!

Deodato is like diet Liefeld.

Deodato is like diet Liefeld.

Battle of the bendy insect women!
(and is that little red thing at the bottom supposed to be the red and white girl’s foot!?)
Edit: as somebody in the comments pointed out, her arms are really frightening too.  The one holding the bow is like a tiny little t-rex arm.

Battle of the bendy insect women!

(and is that little red thing at the bottom supposed to be the red and white girl’s foot!?)

Edit: as somebody in the comments pointed out, her arms are really frightening too.  The one holding the bow is like a tiny little t-rex arm.

That Glory reboot can’t come fast enough.

That Glory reboot can’t come fast enough.

Is she slithering out of a hole in his back or something?

Is she slithering out of a hole in his back or something?

The only commentary that comes to mind right now is: “Make it stop.”

The only commentary that comes to mind right now is: “Make it stop.”