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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It’s too late to run, Ms. Marvel!  She’s already turned your legs into plasticine!

It’s too late to run, Ms. Marvel!  She’s already turned your legs into plasticine!

I think if you flicked Ms. Marvel with your thumb and forefinger she would vibrate and go BOIIINGGGG.

I think if you flicked Ms. Marvel with your thumb and forefinger she would vibrate and go BOIIINGGGG.

Broken spines and uneven legs.  The fight does not go well.

Broken spines and uneven legs.  The fight does not go well.

I think her name should be corrected to Mses. Marvel, since there is obviously more than one woman in her.

I think her name should be corrected to Mses. Marvel, since there is obviously more than one woman in her.

AH!  Three-dimensional fail!

AH!  Three-dimensional fail!

Dear artist: don’t trace pin up posters if you are doing a fight scene.  I love how you can tell where the floor is in the source image.  Also her left foot… that better be the deadly Sexy Foot Ninja Cobra Strike.  Of doom.

Dear artist: don’t trace pin up posters if you are doing a fight scene.  I love how you can tell where the floor is in the source image.  Also her left foot… that better be the deadly Sexy Foot Ninja Cobra Strike.  Of doom.

Ignoring that Ms. Marvel’s boobs have apparently grown as they’ve been fighting, look carefully at Ms. Marvel’s left side… it looks like the artist had her arm up originally, then forgot to erase it when she decided that Ms. Marvel should be catching Moonstone’s punch.
I found a good analysis picture from here:

That or Ms. Marvel grew a third arm as well as extra boobage.
Edit: if you can’t see the bottom picture, click on the grey photo icon and you should be able to. :)

Ignoring that Ms. Marvel’s boobs have apparently grown as they’ve been fighting, look carefully at Ms. Marvel’s left side… it looks like the artist had her arm up originally, then forgot to erase it when she decided that Ms. Marvel should be catching Moonstone’s punch.

I found a good analysis picture from here:

That or Ms. Marvel grew a third arm as well as extra boobage.

Edit: if you can’t see the bottom picture, click on the grey photo icon and you should be able to. :)

Ms. Marvel’s legs are platiscining again.  So is Sentry’s left leg.  I blame its proximity to Ms. Marvel.  Deodato’s female leg aura is strong.

Ms. Marvel’s legs are platiscining again.  So is Sentry’s left leg.  I blame its proximity to Ms. Marvel.  Deodato’s female leg aura is strong.

Artists really need to be paid for every female leg they draw properly (or at all), maybe that will improve things.
Also, I hope after she’s done saving the world, Ms. Marvel will get that thigh tumor checked out.

Artists really need to be paid for every female leg they draw properly (or at all), maybe that will improve things.

Also, I hope after she’s done saving the world, Ms. Marvel will get that thigh tumor checked out.

perpetual-loser submitted:

Hope there is room for one more piece by serial offender J. Scott Campbell. This one’s a corker.
Never submitted anything before so I hope this works.

This has been submitted to me four times now, by four different people, so I better put it up! (I’m lazy getting to publishing my mail sometimes)
I don’t think Ms. Marvel’s arm and wrists are supposed to look so scrawny.  And her ankle is broken… as usual… but then it IS J. Scott.

perpetual-loser submitted:

Hope there is room for one more piece by serial offender J. Scott Campbell. This one’s a corker.

Never submitted anything before so I hope this works.

This has been submitted to me four times now, by four different people, so I better put it up! (I’m lazy getting to publishing my mail sometimes)

I don’t think Ms. Marvel’s arm and wrists are supposed to look so scrawny.  And her ankle is broken… as usual… but then it IS J. Scott.