The beautiful, yet incorrigibly evil Jade Empress, is hatching plans to launch a satellite that will hold the world hostage. The gigantic laser controlled by the satellite is capable of locating and destroying anyone anywhere. Along with her trusted henchwoman Handmaiden, Jade Empress discovers a way to control all of the men on the planet in order to bring her domination to fruition. In an unlikely twist of fate, an innocent and stunning woman is endowed with the powers of goodness.
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Flipping Through The Weirdly Subversive "Marvel Swimsuit Specials"
This is a question that I, possibly unsurprisingly, ask people with a fair amount of frequency. Listen, I've done a lot of weird stuff during my tenure at CBR. I decreed Foggy Nelson the sexiest character in comics -- a fact that is now proudly listed in the intro of his Wikipedia entry! But this Male Superheroes Sexy Variants thing is by far the most popular thing I've ever written, and I've seen a lot of comments come my way about it via Twitter and Tumblr, where it was originally posted.
A parody of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue , the series featured pin-ups of Marvel Comics characters in swimwear. A revival of the series titled Marvel Summer Special was announced in , but was subsequently cancelled. The Marvel Swimsuit Special was developed in the early s, when the "pervasiveness of bikini bodies in American culture was apparent to everyone"  through media such as Baywatch , MTV Beach House , and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue , the lattermost of which would heavily influence the Marvel Swimsuit Special. Tom DeFalco , the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics during the majority of the Marvel Swimsuit Special's publication run, has characterized the decision to produce the series as being largely financially motivated. The concept of a comic series that imitated the successful Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue was proposed multiple times, and was ultimately published in
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