Sheena’s Debut

So I’m idly checking out Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #1 only to see this. This, mind you, is the character’s debut in the story, the first time we see this powerful, mysterious woman.

Sheena #1 page

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In answer to the captioned question, “who– what– is that”, my answer can only be “a contortionist?” I don’t think a human body can do that — isn’t there a scary amount of torso hidden behind that giant thigh? gotta make sure we don’t block the boobies — but it does present an in-your-face crotch shot.

Speaking of face, who cares about that? Hair means not having to draw features or cheekbones. And what’s keeping that flaming arrow in the bow?

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5 Responses to “Sheena’s Debut”

  1. David Oakes Says:

    I really don’t want to speculate why this post was linked to “Roast Beef Hash”…

    And I was sure I was going to be able to get a “two sided tape, just like the rest” joke out of the arrow. But no, she is holding it between her fingers as she grips the bow. I think that may be the only thing Sheena is doing that can be explained by Physics.

  2. Johanna Says:

    That girl’s got some strong fingers, then.

    I can just hear my mother, “Queen? A queen would know to keep her legs together.”

  3. Estara Says:

    Which jungle heroine would fight with fire arrows in the jungle? Does she expect unceasing monsoon weather? It doesn’t look wet enough for that…

  4. JennyN Says:

    Matt Baker must be turning in his grave. (For those who don’t already know: Baker was the mega-talented African-American artist who created the most memorable images of the Phantom Lady, as well as some of the most sophisticated romance comics of the late 1940s and early to mid-1950s). *His* jungle queens mightn’t have worn much more, but they never lost their dignity.

  5. scott h Says:

    Wait til the cover for #2 starts making the interweb rounds. Dinosaur sex.

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