What a Wreck! Why Women Make Terrible Superheroes

In popular movies, the super-humans have taken center stage. But there’s a disconnect between the number of men who have the lead role and the number of women. It seems that when women take the lead, the films aren’t as popular. But is it because women make terrible superheroes?

So, do the tenacious women in superhero movies suck, or is it something more?

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  • Connor Sassmannshausen is a screenwriter, video producer, and social media organizer with the Initiative Production Company. She loves watching movies, nerdy t-shirts, travelling and taking broken things apart (but not necessarily putting them back together).

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