Comic book reviews for Avengers: The Enemy Within #1, Avengers Assemble #16, and Captain Marvel #13 by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Scott Hepburn, Gerardo Sandoval, and Matteo Buffagni
Average rating: 4/5 stars
Thundra is something of Marvel’s answer to feminism, in an attempt to mock or make fun of it. At least in her beginnings in the early 1970s. Thundra’s a Femizon from an alternative universe 23rd century Earth which is ruled by women. Thundra is the leader of her people and has had military training since the age of 8. With the help of genetic engineering, she has super strength, speed, stamina, and agility. Thundra is without a doubt, the muscle.
Thundra first comes to Marvel’s continuity time-traveling to fight the Thing. She believes the Thing to be history’s strongest man, and she wants to kick his butt. Thundra does so in hopes that she’ll prove once and for all that women are superior to men and prevent the male-dominated Machus dimension from coming about. Continue reading “Queer Comic Book Character: Thundra (Oct 26th)”