Please tell me there is going to be a part 3.
My wife says that if you ever decide to highlight how monsters are like women, you should mention the harpy and the banshee.
That second woman isn't Rick.... Is (s)he???
I asked Captain Pike if I was the Mummy (slow, unkempt, not very talkative). He agreed with my wife.
Women too, you say?
Mermaids would entice lonely men with sweet words, then take everything they owned and leave them for dead.
Yeah, I can see the correlation.
I can't wait to see the female version, although I would understand if you don't dare to do it hehehe.
Wondering what the Wolfman would be like? Probably annoying trying to clean all the hair out of your carpets, stopping him from drinking from the toilet and barking at the neighbours...
We just did a comic on what the Hulk is like at spaceavalanche... poor Betty.
I personally have a lot in common with the Bride of Frankenstein.
Female Monster Dates:THE ALIEN - eats you alive, breeds like a mother50 FOOT WOMAN - klutzy, overemotional, jealous as all hell gets out, doesn't know her own strengthFEMALE WEREWOLF - overly ravenous and sexual appetites, will turn on you on a button or next full moonSHE-HULK - she's green, radioactive and tears both your arms off without notice. You should see what's she's like when it's that time of the month.CAT WOMAN - not a monster, per se, but a demented villainesse with a penchant for skin-tight catsuits, talking like cat, turning on men on a dime and scratching the living hell out of their faces and backs.DEVIL WOMAN - a Robert Crumb creation, I'd sooner stick my privates in a nest of pure plutonium than mess with this hornet's nest of hormones and overt sexuality.
Let's not forget the Leech Woman who needs the juice from a male pineal gland to stay young and vivacious. Otherwise she becomes old and unattractive and, therefore, evil.
And Godzilla... always seems to be getting 'involved' with other monsters.
Didn't take long for the "women are bad too" chorus to chime in. Weasels much?
These are mostly comic book characters, not exactly monsters. And it seems like most of their worst characteristics are sexual. "overt sexuality", "ravenous sexual apetites". You could say the same for many male characters.
1st and 3rd panel were the funniest for me.
Regarding women monsters, don't forget the Medusa. And the classic witch, of course (interesting, you don't see too many negative witch characters these days, though that used to be quite common).
@Eric RoM: If we're to have equality of the sexes, I think that we must also be able to humorously skewer both of them equally.
Panel 2 was funniest, because it combines a dating joke with the running joke about the mullet- haired boss. I love the way the cape was draped "roundly" around his normal suit. He didn't need much modification to be a vampire. Just be himself.
This is off topic. Just part of an email I got from a friend. I'm guessing I find BI funny and think this is funny so you all may etc. etc. etc. He is planning on buying a cheap commuter bike.
I had a detailed look at the £70 bike.It looked OK. and I tried it out. they had a BMX bike also which was much smaller and lighter.I wanted to buy the BMX bike, but my wife said, it will be like an circus elephant, riding a circus bike in a circus ( man she does sound like my manager giving feedback at the time of performance apprisals). Having received that positive feedback, I bought the £70 one.
The 'women are nasty toooo' jokes would be funnier if they were, you know, funny? Rather than being cheap and obvious?
Not to mention that it kinda misses the point: with few exceptions, female mosters are stereotypes of women by virtue of being created by men as expressions of their own mysogyny. So it's hardly clever to point out the ways in which they reflect such attitudes.
Observing how most mosters can be interpreted as parodies of male behaviour is less expected. Hence the funny.
"it will be like an circus elephant, riding a circus bike in a circus" So, did you ask her what's the down side?
Weasels much? <---WTF? Grammar often?
LOL beautifully played
The problem with all of the male comments regarding female monsters is that it's not at the heart of BI, which is Scott making fun of HIMSELF and the men he knows who are willing to be skewered. It's in bad taste to tell jokes about a party you are not a member of (remember "Ethiopia jokes" and hey, even "Pollack jokes"?). I myself am a blonde woman, and I believe I'm ALLOWED to tell blonde jokes because I'm a member of that group. No matter that I have a high IQ. No matter that MOST of the blonde women I know have high IQ's. We're blonde, and that's why we're allowed to tell the jokes. But if you, an otherwise intelligent man, tell me a blonde joke, I'm going to be offended. You're skewering ME, not YOU. If Scott were to do a "part 3" that covers female monsters, it would HAVE to be because MISSY gave him "permission" (?) or at least the ideas for the monsters she may exemplify.
Thanks for explaining the Comedy Rules, BI Fan! Next time I need advice on what is or is not appropriate to joke about or laugh at, I know where to find it! Do your services also include telling me what I'm allowed to think?
But a comic can always skewer The Boss. That is allowed, even encouraged, though a comic may not be a member of that group. This is because The Mullet Haired Boss is an oppressor. Good insights, though :)
LOL. Monsters We?
I am oppressed by females, so I can call the monsters as I see them.
Then I'm a Sphinx. Answer my question wrong and you meet a terrible fate. Am I fat?
HA! @amber, your female monster is the only funny one in this comment stream!
Fordsfords, you are too kind. :D
*cackles* It's a *wonderful* rabbit hole, and I like you.