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)”
Jazinda was introduced in Peter David’s run on She-Hulk, where she becomes She-Hulk’s bounty-hunting business partner and roommate. Together, the two live in a mobile home and go after super-powered beings who’ve skipped on their bail.
Jazinda is a Skrull and the daughter of famous Super Skrull Kl’rt. Like most Skrulls, she has the ability to shape-shift into any form she chooses. Originally, Jazinda is sent on a mission to steal the Sy-Torak gem from the Kree. However, when her mission goes south, Jazinda swallows the gem in order to hide it. However, it ends up bonding with her body and making her immortal and unkillable. Continue reading “Queer Comic Book Character: Jazinda (Oct 15th)”
Spoilers for Secret Invasion: Dark Reign #1 by Brian Michael Bendis, Ms. Marvel (Vol 2) #33 by Brian Reed, The New Avengers #47 by Brian Michael Bendis, She-Hulk (Vol 2) #35 by Peter David, and She-Hulk: Cosmic Collision by Peter David.
Spoilers for Wonder Woman #26, Uncanny X-Men #504, Secret Invasion: X-Men #4, Secret Invasion: InHumans #4, I Was Kidnapped by Lesbian Pirates From Space #6, Invincible Iron Man #7, Hulk #8, Deadpool #4, Avengers/Invaders #6, and Avengers: Fairy Tales #4.
Spoilers for Secret Invasion #7 by Brian Michael Bendis, Ms. Marvel #31 and #32 by Brian Reed, She-Hulk #34 by Peter David, and The Authority #3 by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning. This week’s all about the shipping, except for Ms. Marvel.