That’s What Turns Me On; How Female Superheroes Need Better Sex

There aren’t many examples that come to mind when one is asked to find a sex-positive instance of a female superhero getting her groove on. It’s almost funny: fanboys like to talk up Emma Frost as sexually empowered, but has that woman gotten any good ass lately, or ever? Then on the other side of the pond, the only recent DC Comics example who came to mind was Batwoman in her “New 52 Batwoman #4” tryst with her fiancée, Maggie. Readers got so angry at DC’s editorial for not letting Haden Blackman and JH Williams III marry Kate and Maggie that most of them forgot to thump the two of them on the back for depicting loving, non-exploitative lesbian sex at a time when most everyone else in that universe was too busy either not getting laid or getting laid in the worst way (looking at you, “New 52 Catwoman #1”).

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