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Favorite female writer: Gail Simone (Day Twenty-Eight)

Gail Simone I’m pleased to say that I have a lot of favorite female writers. But I am the type of person to seek out female authors on purpose. Gail Simone is one of my favorite comic book writers. She’s … Continue reading

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A female character you have extensive personal canon for: Anya Jenkins (Day Twenty-Seven)

Anya Christina Emmanuella Jenkins from Buffy: the Vampire Slayer I love a funny lady character, and I adored Anya on my TV screen. I was saddened, however, that a character who was supposed to be over 1,000 years old didn’t … Continue reading

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Favorite classical female character: Deborah (Day Twenty-Six)

Deborah from the Bible When I was in religious school, my 7th grade theology teacher skipped over the story of Deborah, and really, all the stories about women in the Bible as they just got too incongruous with the view … Continue reading

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Favorite mother/daughter relationship: Emily, Lorelai, and Rory Gilmore (Day Twenty-Five)

Emily Gilmore, Lorelai Gilmore, and Rory Gilmore from The Gilmore Girls While Gilmore Girls reruns may be regulated to the ABC Family channel, I highly suggest watching the show. It’s rare for a show to portray a good relationship between … Continue reading

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Favorite female romantic relationship: Kate Kane and Renee Montoya (Day Twenty-Four)

Kate Kane and Renee Montoya from DC Comics I love Kate Kane and Renee Montoya’s relationship as depicted in 52 and Detective Comics. I’m a little bit of a sucker for opposites attract. Of course, Kate and Renee aren’t that … Continue reading

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Favorite female platonic relationship: Nico Minoru and Karolina Dean (Day Twenty-Three)

Nico Minoru and Karolina Dean from Marvel Comics’ Runaways Nico Minoru and Karolina Dean from Runaways have a wonderful platonic friendship, despite starting off as being almost complete opposites. Nico is a goth-influence teen and good with magic. Karolina is … Continue reading

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Favorite female character you love but everyone else hates: Ellen Tigh (Day Twenty-Two)

Ellen Tigh from Battlestar Galactica Everyone I know hated Ellen Tigh. Okay, by the end of the new Battlestar Galactica, a few stray people decided that Ellen was actually pretty multi-faceted and an interesting character. I, however, have been the … Continue reading

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Favorite female character screwed over by canon: Donna Noble (Day Twenty-One)

Donna Noble from Doctor Who Donna was always the temp until she met the Doctor. Donna is by far my favorite companion, and the one who can make me cry at the drop of a hat. (Yeah, those last episodes … Continue reading

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Favorite female antagonist: Lilah Morgan (Day Twenty)

Lilah Morgan from Angel I love a character who can push the other characters’ buttons, and Lilah Morgan from Angel did just that. As a lawyer at the evil law-firm Wolfram & Hart, Lilah toys with our heroes, wears designer … Continue reading

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Favorite non-human female character: Jadzia Dax (Day Nineteen)

Jadzia Dax from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Jadzia Dax is my favorite incarnation of Dax. Jadzia is a joined Trill, which means she has a living sentient worm in her belly that shares its memories and experiences and that … Continue reading

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