Escher Girls

Float like a butterfly, Sting like a WTF?

This is a blog to archive and showcase the prevalence of certain ways women are depicted in illustrated pop media, such as how women are posed, drawn, distorted, and/or sexualized out of context, often in ridiculous, impossible or disturbing ways that sacrifice storytelling.

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cover of Black Panther vol. 8 #1 with a light skinned black woman with an afro in black panthers skin tight costume with white fur on her neck, she is in profile and standing in a rubber spine centaur pose

Rubber Panther

Poor Shuri, her costume shrunk so much in the wash it's contorting her into a Tetris shape. ):

(Cover of Black Panther vol. 8 #1, Marvel Comics)

ad for Aura Kingdom 2 that says "Create Your Original Character" with a blue haired anime girl with cat ears in a boobs and butt pose

Boobs and butt catgirl demands you create an OC

This is like the Exorcist except instead of swiveling her head 180 at the neck, she's swiveling her torso 180 and then ominously demanding you create an original character.

(Ad for Aura Kingdom 2, Aeria Games)