We all know nowadays that a woman can do everything a man can, but when she's out on the mean streets of New York City, saving lives and bringing villains to justice, a woman needs to feel confident and comfortable. That's right: even more than the men, today's female superheroes need really good knickers.
And since they don't have that oddball pants-worn-on-the-outside trend that the boys have, that means comfortable active wear lingerie, that adapts and stretches, and doesn't bite, cut or rub, even when you're leaping a tall building or lifting a locomotive off a small child. Or hurting men.
Diana Lance, a.k.a. the Black Canary, is a member of the Justice League of America, and, I must say, always very well turned out. Recently, she married fellow super-hero Green Arrow. So DC Comics have taken the trouble to raise awareness of the feminine side of being a superhero by publishing the Black Canary Wedding Planner, in which all the ladies of the Justice League of America go on a hen party together, and sashay down to Rigby and Peller to choose some really nice outfits.
I'm linking to the pictures courtesy of Robyn at "Girls Read Comics And They're Pissed" who thought that the girls' musculature wasn't well developed (I agree with that; I like to see a bit of bicep on a girl, and so does Heidi the Chickenlady) and the whole scene was a little bit stylised and homoerotic, and aimed at 14 year old boys.
Well, maybe it was, but Batman and Robin always seemed pretty homoerotic to me, too. I hope that some of the readers managed to pick up some present buying tips for later life.