sexualization of a super hero

As you already know, society expects a super hero to be big and strong, with a physique that can be unstoppable by any villain or threat against a city.  But that idea varies from gender to gender.  Throughout comic books and movies,   the female body is highly sexualized in a way that makes them look not able to protect themselves or their cities; while the male body is depicted in a way that in order to be viewed as masculine, one must have extreme muscle and power. These forms of media, and probably many others with animated characters Continue reading