There are no Jack Kerouacs or Holden Caulfields for girls. Literary girls don’t take road-trips to find themselves; they take trips to find men.
"Great" books, as defined by the Western canon, didn’t contain female protagonists I could admire. In fact, they barely contained female protagonists at all.
When her kiss transforms the Beast, she is furious.
"You should have warned me! Here I was smitten by an exceptional being, and all of a sudden, my fiance becomes an ordinary distinguished young man!"
tumblr made me think about a lot of things but mostly social justice and my eyebrows
But some people can’t tell where it hurts. They can’t calm down. They can’t ever stop howling.
Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin in Gentlemen of Nerve (1914).
COMIC BOOK CLOSE UP
B A T G I R L
Detective Comics #497 (Dec. 1980)
Art by Jose Delbo (pencils), Joe Giella (inks) & Gene D’Angelo (colors)