Contortionist and Martial Artist Crushes Comic Artists With Logic
By Alex Cranz
If you’ve ever looked at a comic book you’ve seen poses like this:
If you’ve ever been drunk and talking about comics, or maybe just in a very passionate mood you’ve probably tried to recreate those poses. Maybe you’ve thrown your back out or wept tears as pain wracks through you body or maybe you’ve just looked like a monumental ASS.
Or maybe you’re an actual female contortionist and martial artist and you’ve failed to do those moves despite doing this:
In which case you’ve then written a screed that eviscerates those poses and the artists who draw them.
Also, and go ahead and brick me for saying so, but I’m so turned around by how bad the art and positioning is that I really can’t find them sexy or anything. Which, you know, was probably the whole point of them being drawn that way. I guess some people find torso dislocation sexy? I’m not one of those people.
Just seriously. Artists. I understand artist license. I understand exaggeration. I understand suspending disbelief.
But if a martial artist who is also a contortionist can’t mimic a pose you use constantly for female fighters, there might be a problem in, you know, your choices on basic anatomy.
Head over to the link below to read her epic takedown in full. It’s glorious. I clapped.
Image Source [justsayin]