Learning - Life Skills | 0-18 yrs

6 Female-fronted Comic Book Series To Inspire Your Child

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Comic books have have historically been for men. However, this is changing and women characters are gradually being introduced  as superheroes.

Today's comic books feature several diverse superheroes and ordinary characters who do not just inspire with their strength and smartness, but also with their humanity. Many of these lead characters display a lot of empathy for the people around them, even when they seem to have done bad things. Not that this means that they let crimes go unpunished, but they try to see if they can help individuals leave their evil character behind. This is what it means to be a true superhero: to save not only the innocent, but also those who have committed bad deeds.

In this ClipBook, we bring to you six female comic book characters who are popular with both the young and the old of both genders.

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Ms Marvel

Centred on a Pakistani-American Teenage Girl, Kamala Khan, the series follows her journey into becoming a superhero. Beautifully illustrated and intelligently written, the series speaks to the young audience it is written for. Many of the themes i...

The Mighty Thor

Thor is one of the most popular superheroes. Perhaps this is one of the reasons why their decision to have a female Thor was so controversial. Nonetheless, we have gotten a brilliant female superhero out of this. The old Thor himself admits that t...

Lumberjanes

This is one of the strongest stories about a group of young girls working together and finding their way in the world. The comics feature diverse characters, provide room for former mean girls to become nice, and fantastic kittens who will melt yo...

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl is a huge force for positivity. This superhero is not only great at fighting, but also great at reaching out to the so-called villains in the story. She is able to look past their misdeeds and tries to connect with the...

Goldie Vance

Goldie Vance is a teenage detective with a flair for the job. Written by an award-winning writer, this book shows the power of women and diversity.

The Legend Of Korra

With characters from the beloved animated series of the same name, these comics follow the adventures of Korra. She is not only kind-hearted, but also good at protecting others when the time comes. She is a warrior and a wise human rolled into one...

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