Anonymous asked: So question re the Rogue illo: why is sex appeal important? Would it be more or less important in an illo of one of her male counterparts?
I tried to fix it and ended up redrawing the pose. Honestly, I’m horrified this is pro work. (oh, and I’m ToxicNotebook)
Please, Sir, May I Have Some More?
Submitted for your approval… http://diablo2003.deviantart.com/art/X-Men-Legacy-cover-269516218 By the amazing Mark Brooks. I would like to submit this as evidence that what we’re asking is NOT impossible, and that it can already be found if you look hard enough. What we’re asking for is more of THIS. Mark’s Rogue exudes power and sex appeal in equal measure. She still...
Anonymous asked: As a non-comics reader, the impression I get of the genre is that while over the years it has gained readers that aren't teenaged boys or sexually and socially immature boy-man stereotypes, that demographic still makes up much of its readership base and its artistic conventions still reflect this. Do you think fixing the genre's artistic DNA is possible without dragging that portion of...
What this thing's about
Hi, my name’s Karine. You might know me as Kanthara, or you might know my Gargoyles art. Either way, I’m an artist who works in storyboards and comics. I’m also a woman. I’m a woman who really likes comic books. I know there are many women who like comic books. There have been several occurrences of people drawing gender-swapping variations of published work to make a point that women, as they...