Friday Nite Lite: Women’s Rights Needs a SuperShero!Posted: January 17, 2014 Filed under: abortion rights, American Gun Fetish, Environmental Protection, Foreign Affairs, Political and Editorial Cartoons, Republican politics, Russia, SDB Evening News Reads, Women's Rights | Tags: Elk River, Sochi 2014, West Virginia 28 Comments
We all need a SuperShero!!!!!
I got a little creative late last night, well…early this morning….anyway, hope you enjoy my little twitter story below:
There was once a comic book character named Woman in Red, its a shame she isn’t still around, kicking right-wing ass around Washington DC. It even sounds like she may be needed in the halls of the Supreme Court! Anyway, here…take a look at a little history of:
The Woman in Red is a fictional character who first appeared in the period known to comic book historians as the Golden Age of Comic Books. Created by writer Richard E. Hughes and artist George Mandel, she first appeared in Thrilling Comics #2 (March 1940), published by Nedor Comics. The character was later revived by writer Alan Moore for America’s Best Comics.
The Woman in Red is the secret identity of policewoman Peggy Allen. Frustrated by the limitations of her job, Peggy creates a secret identity. As the Woman in Red, she wears a red, floor-length coat, hood, and mask.
The Woman in Red made her debut in Thrilling Comics #2 (March 1940). Comics historian Trina Robbins has identified the Woman in Red as the first masked female crime fighter, preceding such better known characters as Wonder Woman, Phantom Lady, and Mary Marvel, with Fantomah, who debuted one month earlier, being the first female superheroine. While the Woman in Red never made a cover appearance, she continued to appear regularly in issues of Thrilling Comics. Her last Golden Age appearance was in issue #46 (February 1945).
Now for the cartoons.
AAEC – Political Cartoon by Joel Pett, Lexington Herald-Leader – 01/14/2014
Poverty War – Political Cartoon by Rob Rogers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – 01/14/2014
Bridgegate – Political Cartoon by Rob Rogers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – 01/16/2014
AAEC – Political Cartoon by David Horsey, Los Angeles Times – 01/15/2014
Inventor of the Internet by Political Cartoonist Pat Bagley
AAEC – Political Cartoon by Nick Anderson, Houston Chronicle – 01/15/2014
Signe Wilkinson: Water Contamination – Signe Wilkinson – Truthdig
kid viiolence by Political Cartoonist Bill Schorr
Justin Bieber egg raid by Political Cartoonist Dave Granlund
Shooting by Political Cartoonist Milt Priggee
Wrong Airport by Political Cartoonist Steve Kelley
Lazier Congress by Political Cartoonist John Darkow
Unaided Unemployed by Political Cartoonist Steve Sack
Mission to Mars by Political Cartoonist Pat Bagley
Got Water by Political Cartoonist Steve Sack
This is a little op-ed on Winter Olympics: The Untold Story by Danny Tyree
Hundreds of millions of people will be following the 2014 Winter Olympics, even though the underwhelming motto (“Hot. Cool. Yours.”) sounds less like a paean to athletic excellence than the sort of progression that accompanies a court-ordered paternity suit.
Sochi curling by Political Cartoonist Hajo de Reijger
Mike Luckovich: Another Bridge Scandal – Mike Luckovich – Truthdig
Tip by Political Cartoonist David Fitzsimmons
This is an open thread!
Good evening, if you want a funny laugh, check this out:
Post-it Note parenting advice from a new dad (funny as hell)
notes | Message With A Bottle
I love the woman in RED!!!
Hey, me too…that must have been an awesome comic. She would have been a great role model.
The woman in red is my shero! Thanks, JJ.
Oh and thank you if you were talking about my little twitter story. Funny how things spark at 4:15 in the morning…when you have been up all day long.
Yup … you’re really creative but who knows when your muse strikes!!!
Actually I am excited….I am going to start weaving again. Saori weaving, it is a freestyle weave, from Japan, and I can use my own handspun. It will be good to work with fiber again.
Very nice! Take pix and share!
Working with fiber and your own handspun is wonderful!
Saori … have just been reading about that; not sure I understand it. There’s a saori group on Ravelry I’ve been lurking in. Hah, it’s probably something I have to do to understand. 🙂
And a few other cartoons to look at:
AAEC – Political Cartoon by John Branch, BranchToon.com/San Antonio Express-News/North America Syndicate – 01/17/2014 About the movie shooting and Trayvon Martin.
Brady Manning Hype – Political Cartoon by Don Landgren Jr., TelegramTowns – 01/17/2014
Goat? What the hell is that?
AAEC – Political Cartoon by David Horsey, Los Angeles Times – 01/17/2014
Napoleon by Political Cartoonist Marian Kamensky
That one is just funny.
One more, for all my Georgia buddies: Raw Deal by Political Cartoonist Mark Streeter
The Women in Red is great and that Hillary cartoon is spot on.
When I see shit like this:
Fox’s Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Is Feminization of America ‘Affecting National Security’? | Mediaite
I feel like I am watching a satire show…it doesn’t seem real. WTF?
She’s got stockholm syndrome.
That’s for sure.
Love the WOMAN in RED SuperSHERO. She needs one more weapon, a can of whoop-ass
The Lady in Red is us…we are her.
Have you all seen the latest from Ron Paul fan David Sirota?
“Those people should be shot in the balls.” (those people being the New York Times – “these are the same people who blew the whole “we could listen to Osama’s cell phone” thing the same people who screwed us on wiretapping over and over and over again”) -noted pacifist and advocate for freedom, Edward Snowden, January 2009
Apparently, Greenwald is on Bill Maher tonight. Thank goodness I don’t get HBO. Those two deserve each other.
Maher to Greenwald: Every Time Snowden Speaks, ‘He Always Says Something F*cking Nuts’
I’ like to see those two really go at it. Maher would probably chew him up and spit him out.
Reporter drives trans woman to suicide, then brags about it.
I saw this story, it is horrible.
Frankly, this makes more sense to me than the usual social issues argument, though that’s also part of it.
Robert Reich: Red-state voters are paralyzed by economic anxieties