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Our Favorite Female Superheroes Of All Time

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    Female superheroes haven't gotten nearly enough attention, even in an age when it feels like a new superhero flick premieres every week. As fans prepare for the third Thor, Black Widow still hasn't gotten her own movie. Female superheroes are often left off the T-shirts and other merchandise tie-ins for superhero films. And parodies like this seem suspiciously like what a studio would create when tasked with making a female superhero movie.

    But there is hope for the future of badass superheroines on the big and small screens. Supergirl has been renewed for a second season! A Captain Marvel movie with a leading lady is in the works! So it's officially time to get excited for the future. Whether they fly around in a cape or fight crime on the ground, they have plenty of fans eagerly awaiting their next projects.

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    Claire Bennet (Heroes)

    The show's tagline was "Save the cheerleader, save the world." But during the show's four-season run, she saved plenty of people herself.

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    Gamora (Guardians of the Galaxy)
    Gamora's priorities shift and change throughout the film, but in the end, she can kick ass on behalf of the people she cares about.

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    Kitty Pryde (X-Men)
    Kitty Pryde is more than the sum of her powers. She can think on her feet and outsmart even other mutants.

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    Black Widow (The Avengers)
    Black Widow's fight scenes are way cooler than most of the guys', and she doesn't even have superpowers or a fancy suit. In the last Avengers, she got a backstory, but more frustratingly, a very forced love story.

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    Elastigirl (The Incredibles)
    She truly knows how to utilize her powers for both domestic pursuits and crime-fighting.