Marvel’s Axel Alonso on female characters

An interesting interview with Marvel’s Editor in Chief on recent feminist trends in Marvel comics:

Sample quote: “I want to make sure I have books like Ms Marvel and Black Widow that I’m proud about and could give to my daughter. But at the same time I don’t want to be the PC police and say you can’t be naughty; you can’t be fun.”

Which is actually just fine with me. Sometimes they’ll cross a line into unpleasantness, like the Spider-Woman alternate cover (discussed in the link as well), and we’ll say we don’t like it. But clearly they’re trying and releasing a lot more feminist friendly product than ever before, and that shows up in how much I’m invested in Marvel. (Both emotionally and financially.)