List of female action heroes

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A montage of actresses that have played female action heroes

The following is a list of female action heroes that exist in various forms of media, including animation, comics, film, literature, television and video games.

Female action heroes[edit]

Comics[edit]

Film[edit]

Literature[edit]

Television[edit]

Television animation[edit]

Video games[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "10 Kick-Ass Female Comic Book Characters You Should Know About". Flavorwire. 15 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Girlfriends: The Magazine of Lesbian Enjoyment". Volume 6. Girlfriends Magazine. 1999. p. 25. Batgirl on the original Batman television series — was probably TV's first femme action hero. (She even rode a motorcycle to work and did her own stunts, garnering more than a few lesbian fans.) 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Staff. "9 Amazing Female Action Heroes". fandango.com (Fandango). Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i Lamont, Kevin (April 21, 2012). "The 10 best female action heroes – in pictures". The Guardian. Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Bibbiani, William (November 17, 2015). "The Top Female Action Heroes in Movies". SuperHeroHype (CraveOnline). Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  7. ^ Osmanski, Stephanie (March 4, 2015). "Olivia Holt Dishes on Her Spider-Girl Character in 'Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors'". M Magazine. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Staff (Fall 2015). "Beyond Badass: Female Action Heroes". TIFF.net (Toronto International Film Festival). Retrieved November 30, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  14. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  15. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  16. ^ Kim, L. S. "Making women warriors: a transnational reading of Asian female action heroes in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon." Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media. No. 48, Winter, 2006.
  17. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  18. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  20. ^ Howard, Adam. "‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ hero Rey hailed as feminist icon". MSNBC. Retrieved 31 December 2015. 
  21. ^ "The Silent Westerns". Retrieved 4 December 2015. 
  22. ^ Stein, Ruthe (18 February 2005). "Weaver stands alone as female action hero". SFGate. Retrieved 4 December 2015. 
  23. ^ Purse, Lisa (2011). Contemporary Action Cinema. Edinburgh University Press. p. 14. ISBN 9780748638185. 
  24. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  25. ^ Supercop as Woman Warrior
  26. ^ "Razor girls: genre and gender in cyberpunk fiction". Retrieved 4 December 2015. 
  27. ^ "Female Action Heroes". The Boston Globe. July 9, 2004. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  28. ^ a b c d DeTora, L.M. (2009). Heroes of Film, Comics and American Culture: Essays on Real and Fictional Defenders of Home. McFarland, Incorporated Publishers. p. 220. ISBN 978-0-7864-5143-2. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  29. ^ a b The Complete Avengers by Dave Rogers ISBN 1-85283-244-4
  30. ^ Reconstruction studies in contempoary culture
  31. ^ Eramo, steven (November 2000). TV Zone. p. 18. 
  32. ^ TV Zone Sword and Sorcery special March 2001
  33. ^ Sharon Lamb, E.D.; Lyn Mikel Brown, E.D. (2007). Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes. St. Martin's Press. p. 82. ISBN 978-1-4299-0632-6. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  34. ^ "The Official Xbox Magazine". Issues 107-110. Future Network USA. 2010. p. 74. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 
  35. ^ Atkins, B. (2003). More Than a Game: The Computer Game as Fictional Form. Manchester University Press. p. 30. ISBN 978-0-7190-6365-7. Retrieved December 2, 2015. 

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