What are the best superheroine related books?

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    #1Wonder Woman Unbound

    Wonder Woman Unbound

    Wonder Woman Unbound is Tim Hanley's presentation of Wonder Woman while she was not out saving the world. This book tried to dig deep into the heroine's psyche, from her relationships to the time when she lost her powers.


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    Joseph McCoy
    Written on March 7, 2018
    "Wonder Woman has always been one of my favorite female superheros as a child. Tim Hanley does a great job telling the story of Wonder Woman."
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    #2Last Girl Standing

    Last Girl Standing

    Last Girl Standing is Trina Robbins' illustrated memoir of her fight to stand out as a cartoonist in a misogynistic society while operating a fashion boutique with a star-studded clientele.

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    Jennifer Cox
    Written on March 4, 2018
    "I really hated this book. I don't know why I read it, given even the description sounds awful. Why do women always have to be doing something stereotypical?A FASHION BOUTIQUE! Yeah, because all women are just into fashion and shoes and all that garbage. Sorry, but I am tired of my gender being defined in that way, so if you're going to write a feminist book that's all about how bad men are, why don't you try dropping the cliches and stereotypes yourself."
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    #3Divas, Dames & Daredevils

    Divas, Dames & Daredevils
    Divas, Dames & Daredevils: Lost Heroines of Golden Age Comics is Mike Madrid's book revisiting the glory days of superheroines in the WWII era. With each chapter, Madrid paid tribute to the characters that enlivened the comic world. 
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    William Stone
    Written on March 12, 2018
    "This is a great book covering the feats of female super heroes throughout the golden ages of comic books. Included are stories about Wonder Woman, Black Widow, and others. This is a must have for any woman interested in pop culture."
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    #4The Ages of Wonder Woman

    The Ages of Wonder Woman

    The Ages of Wonder Woman: Essays on the Amazon Princess in Changing Times is Joseph Darowski's collection of essays that each contain a study of Wonder Woman's impact and relevance on a time period.

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    Peter Bennett
    Written on March 5, 2018
    "I love reading stories about Wonder Woman. Her character is so empowering. The adventures are always so entertaining."
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    #5The Supergirls

    The Supergirls

    The Supergirls: Feminism, Fantasy and the History of Comic Book Heroines is Mike Madrid's examination of the evolution of the role of heroines in the comic world and in the society, including its impact on feminism.

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    Jing Song
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "This book was very exciting to read. I can see myself taking it on my next road trip."
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    #6Red, Blue, and Bronze

    Red, Blue, and Bronze

    Red,Blue, and Bronze: Inside the Symbols of the Wonder Woman Film is Valerie Frankel's study of the symbolisms used in the 2017 Wonder Woman film, from the shells and spirals in the beach of Themyscira to the rubble in the war trenches in Belgium.

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    Marilyn Hart
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "My daughter and I absolutely loved the movie Wonder Woman so I was very excited to find out about this book. It was great to learn the symbolic meaning of various aspects of the movie, such as the shells and spirals in the beach as well as the hidden meaning behind Diana's lasso, shield, and crown. "
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    #7The Accidental Superheroine

    The Accidental Superheroine

    The Accidental Superheroine, the first book in J.R. Rain and Kris Carey's series of the same name, is about Mira and her close friend Giancarlo, who were both made mutants by a Russian scientist and must now save the free world.

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    José Guadalupe León
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "With mystery, action, and romance, this book is great for anyone looking for a story about an inspiring heroine. It gives a message that an ordinary person is always capable of extraordinary things."
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    #8Dreadnought (Nemesis)

    Dreadnought (Nemesis)

    Dreadnought is a fiction novel by April Daniels. It follows the story of Danny Tozer, how she inherited the powers of the superhero Dreadnought, and how she is suddenly transformed into a male. It was published by Diversion in 2017.

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    Juan Dean
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "A great selection of a newer superheroine. Novelist April Daniels has written two books in this series and both would make enjoyable reading for fans of this genre. "
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    #9Shattered (The Superheroine Collection)

    Shattered (The Superheroine Collection)

    Shattered is a fiction novel by Lee Winter. It follows the story of Shattergirl, the Earth's first lesbian guardian, who suddenly disappears but who meets and falls for Lena Martin, the hero-tracker. It was published by Ylva Verlag in 2017.

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    Lisa Peterson
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "This is definitely one of the best if you're looking for superheroine books. Very progressive, very pro-woman. Somewhat of a love story without the super hero guy."
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    #10Great Women Cartoonists

    Great Women Cartoonists
    Great Women Cartoonists is a book by notable feminist comic artist Trina Robbins that details the history of female illustrators, female characters, and female-targeted cartoons.
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    Carl Ray
    Written on March 8, 2018
    "This is a fun book to read if you are into superheros like I am."
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    #11Don't Be a Hero

    Don't Be a Hero
    Now that metahumans are treated like second-class human beings, superheroes are having a really bad time with their lives. But one of these former superheroes is humanity's last hope: Spook will have to protect the world from a supercriminal before it's too late. 



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    Danielle Guerrero
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "I think this book is different and it seemed interesting when I found it laying on the shelf in the bookstore. It was cheap so I took a shot, and it was pretty good. The main character wasn't even supposed to be the hero of the story, so I'm not sure if it exactly fits at the best superheroine related books. It does a good job of telling the story, though, so I would read more."
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    #12Incredible Hulk VS Superman

    Incredible Hulk VS Superman

    The Incredible Hulk and Superman are two of the mightiest beings on Earth, and who each lead double lives. In Incredible Hulk VS Superman by Roger Stern, witness the first fateful encounter of the Incredible Man-Monster and the Man of Steel.

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    Tiffany Mendez
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "This comic is only tangentially related to superheroines. In fact, no female leads feature it all. It's all about Superman and the Incredible Hulk. It was an enjoyable read nonetheless, but I don't know if it's what I would be interested in from a female perspective."
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    #13Gotham City Sirens Vol. 2: Songs of the Sirens

    Gotham City Sirens Vol. 2: Songs of the Sirens

    Gotham City Sirens: Songs of the Sirens is a comic book series written by Paul Dini and illustrated by Guillem March. Published in 2010 by DC Comics, it features female supervillains, including Poison Ivy.

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    Bobby Shaw
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "One of the best superheroine related books is Gotham City Sirens Vol.2: Songs of the Sirens. I was completely entertained while reading and was sad when I finished it. The illustrations were great! "
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    #14Green Lantern: The Siniestro Corps War

    Green Lantern: The Siniestro Corps War

    The Siniestro Corp Wars tells the story of the former Hal Jordan mentor, Siniestro, gathering a force of supervillains from all the galaxy destined to end with the Green Lantern Corps. 

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    Sai Sharma
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "In a world of comic book movies, why not try a book on the same topic? Get engrossed in the vivid pictures your mind creates instead of the ones on the big screen. The Green Lantern: The Siniestro Corps War is a great way for any comic buff to get into reading graphic novels."

Summary

Best What are the best superheroine related books
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Wonder Woman UnboundBooks 33 Paid
2Last Girl StandingBooks 28 Paid
3Divas, Dames & DaredevilsBooks 28 Paid
4The Ages of Wonder WomanBooks 25 Paid
5The SupergirlsBooks 23 Paid
6Red, Blue, and BronzeBooks 21 Paid
7The Accidental SuperheroineBooks 20 Paid
8Dreadnought (Nemesis)Books 16 Paid
9Shattered (The Superheroine Collection)Books 11 Paid
10Great Women CartoonistsBooks 4 Paid
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