Women in Cinema: 5 Marvel and DC Characters to Get Excited About

Another year has passed for the San Diego Comic Con faithful, and with it came news and inside looks at some exciting superhero projects that will be coming up over the next several years.

From books to television to film, there are a lot of great things happening in the world of sci fi, fantasy, and general superheroics. Unsurprisingly, these genres continue to be dominated by men, while women are relegated to love interests and sometimes sidekicks.

This week, though, we’re looking at 5 upcoming female characters from Marvel and DC that may show the tide is finally turning for women in the superhero world. I’m listing these in order of film release, and not ranking them in any way.