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May 9, 2013 8:59 AM

Commentary: Gender gap keeps female superheroes down

Maybe it's the hair. Not too long ago, I was watching

Elektra

, the 2005 big-screen superhero adventure starring Jennifer Garner as the title character. During scenes where I was supposed to be admiring her villain-kicking skills, I was marveling instead at the makeup — and the lush mass of hair framing her face even after strenuous activity.

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