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23 May 2007 @ 12:25 pm
Welcome to the Manstream Society. 

What the current American comics industry calls the 'mainstream'- that is, superheroes by Marvel or DC- we call the 'manstream.' 'MANSTREAM' is a term coined by Lea Hernandez (divalea)  for comics for pricks, by pricks!

Inspired by
divalea , Heidi MacDonald and the blog When Fangirls Attack , every week the Society seeks to recognize (and make fun of)  images published under the Marvel or DC comics banner which appeal to the 'manstream'- that is, the reptillian part of the fanboy psyche which responds to images of excessive female flesh, ginormous breasts, females in bondage, etc. In other words, pictures that would probably get you slapped by your girlfriend if you were stupid enough to show them to her.

The Society also accepts works that, in general, earn the ire of irate fan girls.

Suggestions are welcome! Please provide links to the images and suggested award names. The snarkier the better. Remember to have fun, exercise your wit, and keep it in the pants.
 Happy streaming!

Doodles: Djinnidoodlesthegreat on May 23rd, 2007 05:30 pm (UTC)
Gee, does it have to just be Marvel and DC? I mean, a quick look at Image shows one hell of a lot of material that would make Larry Flynt blush.
MANSTREAM COMICS AWARDSmanstreamcomics on May 23rd, 2007 11:27 pm (UTC)
Okay, we'll open up suggestions to include any superhero- or general comic deemed to have 'manstream' style pics.
anderson_t on May 24th, 2007 01:30 am (UTC)
I got one, but unsure of how to post: Leaving an Impression Award - because no crotch is a crotch, without an distinct impression. 0_o

I nominate Hawkgirl 56 http://comics.org/coverview.lasso?id=306018&zoom=4
da, geekjocelyncee on May 24th, 2007 12:41 pm (UTC)
Addition to the icons?
Hey, what about pornface (as coined by Karen Healey), thus:

That would make a great Manstream user icon too. ^^

Sorry about the direct link, karenhealey. I'll remove it once the comment is answered.
MANSTREAM COMICS AWARDSmanstreamcomics on May 25th, 2007 01:53 am (UTC)
Re: Addition to the icons?
Why not? The thing is, besides watsisname greg, do any other artists use pornface so extensively? Is the woman in the picture about to provide onscreen felatio, or is she just a victim of too much Botox and a full frontal lobotomy? For watsisname Greg Land's pics, it's really hard to tell! Nevertheless, the Manstream will keep your icon for future pornface posts. Thank you, true believer!
anderson_t on May 28th, 2007 01:36 am (UTC)
Got me a New One...or 2
Here you go... the Twofer for Won Award...


Celebrating that ultimate fanboy fantasy...that's right, two chicks at once. YEAH BABY! Way to cater to this fantasy DC, one supachick at a time. Whip out that five dollar bill boys, because you can't buy just one!
anderson_t on May 28th, 2007 01:39 am (UTC)
Re: Got me a New One...or 2
Though in all fairness...these covers aren't being provocative...perhaps I'm bringing some Samsonite in on this one, considering my double-mint style hankerings for twincest in Yaoi.

MANSTREAM COMICS AWARDSmanstreamcomics on June 1st, 2007 03:06 pm (UTC)
Re: Got me a New One...or 2
God, that just looks like fan art.