Recent Examples on the WebUltimately, Gunn was looking to move away from previous depictions of the Girl of Steel, particularly the long-running CBS/CW series fronted by Melissa Benoist, and is aiming for a less earnest and more edgy version of the iconic superheroine.—Tatiana Siegel, Variety, 30 Jan. 2024 The three superheroines — white Captain Marvel, Asian Kamala, and black Monica — represent a global identity crisis, fostered by Disney/Marvel’s diversity, inclusion, equity (DIE) agenda, in which tribalism persists but is narrowed to feminism über alles.—Armond White, National Review, 22 Nov. 2023 When Taylor Swift and Beyonce appeared sharing a tub of popcorn at an AMC theater in Los Angeles Wednesday night for the premiere of Swift’s concert movie, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour, the moment was an Avengers-like teaming of pop culture superheroines.—Pamela McClintock, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 Rachel Pollack, an award-winning writer who developed a dedicated following among fantasy and science fiction readers, was an authority on tarot cards, and created the first transgender superheroine for DC Comics, died April 7 at her home in Rhinebeck, N.Y.—Emily Langer, Washington Post, 15 Apr. 2023 Rachel Pollack, a transgender activist and writer who was an expert on interpreting tarot and created the first transgender superheroine for DC Comics, died April 7 at her home in Rhinebeck, New York.—George Gene Gustines, BostonGlobe.com, 14 Apr. 2023 The three superheroines front the upcoming film The Marvels, a notable project for the Marvel mega-franchise in part thanks to its almost exclusively female leading cast.—Lauren Puckett-Pope, ELLE, 12 Apr. 2023 The superheroine flies back for Season 6.—oregonlive, 28 Mar. 2021 Eight decades ago, a superheroine was born that impacted generations of not just women but generations of comic book readers.—Cheryl Robinson, Forbes, 21 Oct. 2021 See More
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