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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Submitted by Deb Sens: Mary Jane sitting in a very awkward position!
Artists really need to learn that they can’t just shove legs anywhere they want on a female figure. XD

Submitted by Deb Sens: Mary Jane sitting in a very awkward position!

Artists really need to learn that they can’t just shove legs anywhere they want on a female figure. XD

I am currently blogging from that pose.  This. Is. Very. Uncomfortable.  Ow.

I am currently blogging from that pose.  This. Is. Very. Uncomfortable.  Ow.

If you were truly sorry, you’d fix whatever you did to lock her feet into those positions.

If you were truly sorry, you’d fix whatever you did to lock her feet into those positions.

Maybe these artists would be happier if they could just draw snakes?

Maybe these artists would be happier if they could just draw snakes?

Why do I get the feeling the artist was sketching a pole dancer?  (one with a broken wrist)

Why do I get the feeling the artist was sketching a pole dancer?  (one with a broken wrist)

This is easily the most inefficient way to play soccer ever.

This is easily the most inefficient way to play soccer ever.

Her left side looks like it exists in another space-time continuum than her right side.

Her left side looks like it exists in another space-time continuum than her right side.

Besides looking stupid, the need to show thigh and breasts in fighting stances means that the heroine is going to be one ineffective fighter.  Her front leg sticking out prevents her from getting any leverage to attack and her chest is already so rotated towards us, how much more can she turn to slash?  

Besides looking stupid, the need to show thigh and breasts in fighting stances means that the heroine is going to be one ineffective fighter.  Her front leg sticking out prevents her from getting any leverage to attack and her chest is already so rotated towards us, how much more can she turn to slash?  

Ah, RAFFSH (Ridiculous Anatomy Fail Fight Scene Head). Don’t worry Wolverine, they make balms for that.

Ah, RAFFSH (Ridiculous Anatomy Fail Fight Scene Head). Don’t worry Wolverine, they make balms for that.