Tag: comic books

Beefcakes vs. Bishounen: A Comparison of Comic Book and Manga Male Characters

Having thumbed through comics books and graphic novels in the bookstores over the years, I’ve noticed something about them: Every leading male character has the sculpted look to them, with muscles larger than life and virtually every ounce of fat sucked out. Their jaws are always chiseled  their biceps are always bulging, and they always have buns of steel.   And… Read more →