If Hollywood Won’t Feature Modern Superheroines Then it’s up to YA Fiction

When Alisha T Raydan set out to write a book about superheroes, the word ‘man’ just kept popping up. Marvel has been trying to redress the balance with Kamala Khan and a female Thor, but with Black Widow being dubbed a ‘slut’ and Gamora defined by her sexuality, can these outdated heroines impact on the more progressive YA lit?

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