Divas, Dames & Daredevils: Lost Heroines of Golden Age by Mike Madrid, Maria Elena Buszek

By Mike Madrid, Maria Elena Buszek

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“Mike Madrid provides those forgotten superheroines their due. those 'lost' heroines at the moment are found—to the satisfaction of comedian booklet fanatics everywhere." —STAN LEE
Wonder girl, Mary wonder, and Sheena, Queen of the Jungle governed the pages of comedian books within the Nineteen Forties, yet many different heroines of the WWII period were forgotten. via twenty-eight complete reproductions of classic Golden Age comics, Divas, Dames & Daredevils reintroduces their inventive skills to mete out justice to Nazis, extraterrestrial beings, and evildoers of all kinds.

Each spine-tingling bankruptcy opens with Mike Madrid's insightful observation approximately heroines on the sunrise of the comedian e-book and divulges a universe populated by means of awesome women—superheroes, journalists, galactic warriors, bold detectives, and ace fighter pilots—who secure the USA and the realm with wit and guile.
In those pages, lovers also will meet heroines with remarkable similarities to extra glossy superheroes, together with The Spider Queen, who deployed net shooters 20 years prior to Spider guy, and Marga the Panther girl, whose feral instincts and sharp claws tore up the undesirable men lengthy sooner than Wolverine. those girls can have been neglected within the annals of heritage, yet their impact on pop culture, and the heroes we're enthusiastic about this day, is unmistakable.

Mike Madrid is the writer of Divas, Dames & Daredevils: misplaced Heroines of Golden Age Comics and The Supergirls: type, Feminism, fable, and the heritage of comedian booklet Heroines, an NPR “Best publication To proportion along with your Friends" and American Library organization Amelia Bloomer undertaking awesome e-book. Madrid, a San Francisco local and lifetime fan of comedian books and pop culture, additionally appears to be like within the documentary ask yourself girls! The Untold tale of yankee Superheroines.

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