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In Male-dominated Field, Women at New York Comic Con Persist
Many women were on hand at the recent New York Comic Con, a giant gathering of fans and creators of comics where people bring superheroes to life both on and off the page.
Among the throngs of people in Batman and Spiderman costumes, the number of women dressed as female characters was a reminder that not all superhero names end with “man.”
“Cat Woman, Poison Ivy, Power Girl, all these independent strong women,” said Kitty Brooker, who traveled from Britain and was dressed...