Various female superheroes and Rule 63 heroes in practical costume redesigns.
functional costumes that look good will always get a reblog.
Seriously, the bare-shoulders+covered forearm thing does SO MUCH for emphasizing power. Why isn’t THAT Power Girl’s dominant costume trope, instead of an awful porn thing that (does some research) has been constantly coming back for the better part of four decades?
Hnnnn yes yes yes!
[ Description: A photoset from the 2nd issue of The Dark Knight Returns, showing Carrie Kelly’s debut as Robin where she fearlessly saves Batman’s life when he loses a fight. ]
The first time Carrie meets Batman is when he goes off to the dump to fight the mutants, and damn near gets himself killed. Even Bruce realizes at the end, Batman needs a Robin. And Carrie, brave Carrie, with no combat training, selflessly leaps in to save him. She gives him something to keep fighting for.
Dark Knight Returns #2
also man i don’t know what was up with all that ‘my little monkey wrench’ business, it’s miller
From GirlRobins, a blog devoted to the appreciation of any and all girl robins, from Carrie Kelly to Stephanie Brown to Helena Wayne to any other woman who has donned the suit.
Robin taking care of some dirtbags.
STILL THE BEST ROBIN I DON’T EVEN CARE WHAT ANYONE SAYS