THE UNCANNY X-MEN #129-130: Strong Women!


img_0938Before Marvel decided that diversity was a “thing” to use to court demographics, creators just made female characters organically.  And in The Uncanny X-Men #129-130–just two short issues–Chris Claremont and John Byrne introduced three, count ’em THREE, strong female characters who would last forever.

First, there was the new, youngest X-Man, Kitty Pryde.  In issue #129 we are introduced to her as a teen who is beginning to manifest her powers.

Second, the White Queen–Emma Frost!–who has now appeared in movies.

And finally, fan-favorite Alison Blaire–The Dazzler!



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