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Gail Simones Women in Refrigerators Exists in the Marvel Universe

Gail Simone's Women in Refrigerators Exists in the Marvel Universe

The term "Women in Refrigerators" was coined in 1999 by Gail Simone to recognize how women characters are treated in comic books It specifically refers to how they are often harmed, murdered, raped, abused in order to provide motivation for a male lead character to seek revenge The term was named after the comic book scene[...]

Can There Ever Be Another Comic Book Moment Like Gwen Stacys Death

Can There Ever Be Another Comic Book Moment Like Gwen Stacy's Death?

While reading Peter David and Will Sliney's Spider-Man 2099 recently, I found myself wondering something. Could there ever be another "Gwen Stacy" moment in modern superhero comics? The collection of Spider-Man 2099 called "Smack to the Future," which takes at the beginning of the All-New, All-Different Marvel reboot, has a scene wherein this Spider-Man's girlfriend, […]

Today Spider-Gwen Will Use The Term Fridging In A Comic Book

Today, Spider-Gwen Will Use The Term "Fridging" In A Comic Book

Gail Simone created the concept in 1999 in her infamous website "Women In Refrigerators", named after the Ron Marz which saw Green Lantern Kyle Raynor's girlfriend Alex DeWitt killed and her corpse stuffed in a refrigerator, a twist intended to inspire revenge.But Marz hardly invented this trope And Simone called out not only its frequent use, killing, injuring or[...]

Is This The First Lesbian Fridging In Comics

Is This The First Lesbian Fridging In Comics?

She dies a good death. And yes, in the letters page, editor Ellie Pyle is clearly braced for the worst;But I'm wondering if this is, for all that it will be criticised, a turning point?Women In Refrigerators specifically pointed out a preponderence of women being killed off to motivate their husband/boyfriend/romantic interest to action[...]

Could Bullet Training Be The New Fridging &#8211 Earth Two #2 Spoilers

Could "Bullet Training" Be The New "Fridging?" – Earth Two #2 Spoilers

Okay, I gave it a day. Some people complained that yesterday's article about Alan Scott, the as yet-to be Green Lantern of Earth Two, proposing to his boyfriend, was a spoiler. I disagreed, stating that if I'd have run the following page it would be a spoiler. That's going to happen now. You may want […]