Revolutionary Girl Utena, episode 16: “Cowbell of Happiness”
This is the same man.
This works quite nicely at debunking the “beefcake guys in comics are objectified for women just like women in comics are for men!”, imo. On the left: a magazine tailored for a male audience, showing him in full beefcake-type mode with headlines about how you, too, can look like this. On the right: a magazine tailored for a female audience, which has a headline about romance and shows him looking more or less like a normal dude.
Tell me again how comic book guys are designed for female sexual enjoyment, completely equivalent to anatomically-improbable spines and giant tits with their own individual centers of gravity, and totes aren’t just male power fantasies.
IM LAUGHIGN SO FUCKGIN HARD BECAUSE SAILOR MOON IS BEING CORNERED BY A BUNCH OF BOYS UNDER MIND CONTROL AND THEN TUXEDO MASK JUST THROWS HIS FUCKIGN ROSE ONTO THE GROUND, TELLS SAILOR MOON TO NEVER GIVE UP, AND THEN LEAVES. GOODBYE TUXEDO MASK
can you imagine how amazing and mindblowing it would be to meet people who’ve lived for generations on a continent you didn’t know existed, full of food you’ve never tasted and weather you’ve never experienced, and who have languages and religions and cultures that aren’t in any way influenced by yours
that would be completely unbelievable and valuable beyond words
or, you know, you could kill them all and build colonies