• BAMF Women Superheroes: The Visibility of Karolina Dean

    “No, it’s how I hide my powers. But where I’m going, I’ll never have to do that again. I can finally stop pretending to be something I’m not.” —Karolina Dean, Runaways (2.8 quoted by Marvel Wikia “Karolina Dean ”) Karolina Dean, who first appears in 2003 in Brian K....
  • BAMF Women Superheroes: The Multiplicity of Penance

    So, initially, this was going to be a meta on the awesomeness that is Monet Yvette Clarisse Maria Therese St. Croix. A young woman not only gifted with immensely beneficial mutant abilities including but not limited to superhuman strength, speed, flight, healing factor, (limited) telekinesis and telepathy, and the...
  • BAMF Women Superheroes: The Piety of Huntress

    “When I grow up, I’m going to be Pope. To make sure daddy goes to hell.” —Helena Bertinelli (Madison 5) “They say you should never leave the son of your enemy alive because he’ll grow up to take revenge. They don’t say anything about daughters…Every hero has a story....
  • BAMF Women Superheroes: The Labeling of Alison Blaire

    “I know what I’ve been missing. After all this time…not fame, not heroics. Respect. Thanks universe. Next time, can you try something a little less lethal when sending me a clue? Say what you will about me. What I’ve been or done. Call me a has-been. Too nostalgic...
  • BAMF Women Superheroes: The Rage of Jessica Drew

    You think I can’t take this? I can take it. I can take anything you got. I was born broken. I was born to take this! It’s what my daddy wanted. I’m a trained agent of HYDRA. I’m a trained agent of SHIELD. I’m an Avenger. I’m a #$@$@#...
  • BAMF Women Superheroes: The Manner of Grace Choi

    “Grace is my name, not my manner!” —Andreyko and Bedard (20) Once upon a time, there were Amazons in the world, and because of those Amazons, the world was graced with Diana of Themyscira, with Wonder Woman. Yet, the Amazons of Themyscira (or Paradise Island if you’d like to...
  • BAMF Women Superheroes: The Integrity of Jessica Jones

    “My name is Jessica Jones. You can look me on the computer. I have some references with SHIELD. I’ll take the kids for the night.” —Jessica Jones (Bendis 273) Jessica Jones’ first appeared in the Marvel MAX imprint series Alias in 2001 and, due to her retconned insertion into...
  • BAMF Women Superheroes: The Praxis of Donna Troy

    “I remembered the Multiverse.” —Donna Troy (Jimenez & Kim 11) “It’s all so familiar because I recorded it in another life. I see the past. The creation of the universe, the Multiverse, the Crisis. Then, the present. Then the future—but not how it’s supposed to be.” —Donna Troy (Jimenez...
  • BAMF Women Superheroes: America Chavez, Your Ticket To The Multiverse

    “Miss America: Interdimensional Kicker of Butt” —Gillen, Marvel NOW! Young Avengers Character Introductions “I knew this plan would eventually involve punching people.” —America Chavez (Gillen #5 p. 10) “Utopia is fine, as far as it goes. But can’t do jack for a perfect world. And I wanted to be...