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Sally the Sleuth and her single-shot lipstick revolver.

—”Sally the Sleuth” in Crime Smashers #1 (1950) by Adolphe Barreaux

Beware the female gaze

Batgirl’s eulogy for Supergirl.

—Crisis on Infinite Earths #7 (1985) script by Marv Wolfman & Robert Greenberger, art by George Pérez, Jerry Ordway & Dick Giordano

evilhorse:

Scarecrow’s daughter, Riddler’s daughter, and Penguin’s Daughter?!? Nope, they were all Joker’s daughter, who in reality was Two-Face’s daughter. Whew.

evilhorse:

Deadly beloved, we are gathered here today to join these two in fatal matrimony.

Yes I celebrate all female characters.

comicslams:

Journey to the Center of the Earth - The Fiery Foe, 1968

Character designs and rough concept sketches are coming in for our Superdames JILL TRENT, SCIENCE SLEUTH comic book and they’re AMAZING.

Each of these 5 artists is doing something different and WONDERFUL!

Hopefully I’ll have some teasers coming soon!

Don’t “lady” me, son! I’m Sally the Sleuth!
Sally the Sleuth lays down the law.
—Crime Smashers #2 (1950) cover detail by Joe Kubert

Don’t “lady” me, son! I’m Sally the Sleuth!

Sally the Sleuth lays down the law.

—Crime Smashers #2 (1950) cover detail by Joe Kubert

Women Outlaws #3 (1948), artist uncredited

The Black Widow escapes.
—”The Black Widow” in Cat-Man Comics #1 (1941) by Al Ulmer

The Black Widow escapes.

—”The Black Widow” in Cat-Man Comics #1 (1941) by Al Ulmer

One of a handful of Golden Age Black Widow characters, Holyoke’s Black Widow, Linda Masters, appeared in only one crudely drawn issue of Cat-Man Comics, in which she avenges her husband’s murder at the hands of The Hag and her son Igor.

—”The Black Widow” in Cat-Man Comics #1 (1941) by Al Ulmer

zaflikescreepydolls:

tardiscrash:

superdames:

tardiscrash:

I get to draw a big fluffy wedding dress!

Thank you gods of freelance! 

Is this for our upcoming Jill Trent, Science Sleuth comic book? Starring Jill Trent, Science Sleuth, and her faithful partner, Daisy Smythe? In which you are one of the 5 artists?

Because I kinda think it might be for our Jill Trent, Science Sleuth comic book.

You guys are prrrrobably going to want to read it!!!

YOU KNOW YOU JUST MIGHT BE RIGHT :D :D :D

I am so excited for this it’s kinda gross.

—Cat-Man Comics #1 (1941) by Charles Quinlan

—Cat-Man Comics #1 (1941) by Charles Quinlan

afrogothdiary:

vintagegal:

 Girl reading a comic book in newsstand photographed by Charles “Teenie” Harris c. 1940–1945 (x)

Cute!

She appears to be reading an issue of Mickey Mouse. (And that issue of Wonder Comics #10 next to her would include a Jill Trent, Science Sleuth story!)

(via thecomicscodeauthority)