After reading the previous post on the new Thor, I had to mention this latest comic book-feminism clash!

Again Marvel is the center of criticism around its depiction of female superheros after it released the cover image for the new Spider-Woman comic, whose first issue is scheduled to be published in November.  The visual appears to be of a Spider-Woman waving her red body-painted behind in the air.

Read this article from Identities.Mic that explains the ridiculous situation wonderfully.

This cover has got to be a big disappointment for fans who were hoping for a more successful, committed step by Marvel in the direction of gender equality and respect for female superheros when the series was announced at Comic-Con’s “Women of Marvel” panel in July.