Tuesday, August 9, 2011


This is a guest post by our old pal CT! - YOPJ

So as you may be aware, Squirrel Girl – everyone’s favorite not-quite-superhero – gets her own solo cover story in New Avengers #15 this month. When it comes to Squirrel Girl, people (people who've heard of her, anyway) tend to fall into two camps: there’s the nerd-raging fanboys who refuse to acknowledge her as anything more than a poorly told joke, and there’s the people who love her (more or less) BECAUSE she’s a poorly told joke. She’s been used sparingly in her almost two decades of existence, and when she is, it’s almost always for comedic effect. There’s nothing wrong with that; it is, in fact, part and parcel of the very character of Squirrel Girl. But if you take a moment and look harder at her, you find a series of wonderful contradictions that point to a vastly underrated–and underused–character...

Continued at CT's LUDICROUS SPEED blog!

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