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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Did Rogue’s calf just twist to face us?  I didn’t know knees were ball joints.

Did Rogue’s calf just twist to face us?  I didn’t know knees were ball joints.

That’s not what it looks like.  She’s actually trying to put Rogue’s spine back in place.

That’s not what it looks like.  She’s actually trying to put Rogue’s spine back in place.

Mystique and Rogue are standing over a black hole, right?

Mystique and Rogue are standing over a black hole, right?

This is frightening in several different ways.

This is frightening in several different ways.

Either Rogue’s arm is running away, or Storm developed a new power.

Either Rogue’s arm is running away, or Storm developed a new power.

And this is why you can’t escape snakes by being off the ground.  Snakes can fly.

And this is why you can’t escape snakes by being off the ground.  Snakes can fly.

She looks like a plant that’s growing around an invisible pole.

She looks like a plant that’s growing around an invisible pole.

Um… so… they’re dead now… right?

Um… so… they’re dead now… right?