Posts Tagged ‘heroines’

Famous Beauties as Super Girls


Supergirl is a female counterpart to the DC Comics Superman. As his cousin, she shares his super powers and vulnerability to Kryptonite. She was created by writer Otto Binder and designed by artist Al Plastino in 1959. She first appeared in the Action Comics comic book series and later branched out into animation, film, television, […]

Little Red Riding Hood Has All Grown Up


Cultural anthropologists at Durham University have arduously assembled the many versions found worldwide of the popular fairy tale “Little Red Riding Hood”. The story of violation, rape, murder, picnics and the general dangers to be found in a forest surprisingly has 35 different versions recounted in as many cultures. Here are illustrations of one version […]

Melissa Bedtime Stories – A Modern Look at Fairy Tale Heroines


Melissa Bedtime Stories – a modern look at fairy tale heroines such as Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and Cinderella. The rock and roll wolf sure looks cool too. These are ads for Melissa Bedtime stories, a female shoes company. Enjoy!