super-heroine

super-heroine

n
1. a fictional woman character with superhuman abilities or magical powers, wearing a distinctive costume, and fighting against evil
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It was Bulaklak magazine that agreed to publish the super-heroine story called Varga starting on July 23, 1947, with Varga's mortal identity named Narda (an anagram of the eventual immortal komiks heroine Darna)." Director Erik Matti and (right) Jessica Kam, senior vice president of HBO Asia Original Productions/HBO Asia.
Summary: Los Angeles [USA], July 28 (ANI): After the huge success her first super-heroine movie 'Wonder Woman,' director Patty Jenkins is now turning to Television.
Millie Bobby Brown was almost an 'X-Men' super-heroine.
The 45-year-old is behind the upcoming action movie starring Gal Gadot as the super-heroine.
In addition to escaping through her stories and jokes, she finds consolation with two occupants of the cafeteria's "loser island"--brainiac Wayne Kovok, who reminds everyone that his last name is an acronym and spouts "did you know" factoids; and Rama Khan, whose rainbow hijabs and loyalty gradually make her the one-word super-heroine Ramakhan to Mysti.
3MONSTERS 3 MONSTERS VS ALIENS (2009) CARTOON fun with Reese Witherspoon as giantsized super-heroine Susan, aka Ginormica, with a team of off-beat monsters as her back-up.
Phoenix Jones flew over from Seattle where (with his wife, who adopts the super-heroine name Purple Reign) he's part of a wave of new-style vigilantism spreading rapidly across the States.
GET ready for out-of-this-world monstrous fun as Reese Witherspoon turns super-heroine for new 3D animation Monsters Vs Aliens.
It was something of a surprise then when she followed this up by playing Kitty Pride, a super-heroine with the ability to walk through solid objects, in X-Men: The Last Stand.
I'll never turn down the chance to review a new comic series, particularly if it stars a super-heroine (preferably in costume).
Steidele's biography is impeccably researched; she tells Linck's story in a tone full of admiration for her determination and quick wits, but also makes certain that we understand that Linck is ineligible for the role as proto-feminist super-heroine: whenever it became dangerous to remain a man (when she was sentenced to death for desertion or when she was pressed into military service), she escaped by pragmatically revealing her true gender.