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[personal profile] beccaelizabeth
today's research topic: short men with tall women.

Like Steve Rogers with... anyone? Pre serum Steve with She Hulk would work.

I keep finding pictures where a three inch height difference is described as 'towering', or where she's clearly basically crouching for the photo

and like

no

show me 5' 4" dudes with 6' tall women,
possibly in heels,
where he is not standing on an apple box.

Just, height difference, a normal human variation.



... I possibly started out looking for that one panel of Big Barda picking up her husband Scott and carrying him, and then got frustrated when I couldn't find it.



Just, dudes can be heroes and very much shorter than the statuesque amazon women around them
that is a thing.


And also, more muscular amazon women would be a great and awesome thing.

*sigh*

Date: 2017-05-06 01:31 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] executrix
I didn't like the TV show "L.A. Law," but one of the couples was a tall, goddessy woman and a nebbishy little guy.

Date: 2017-05-06 05:06 am (UTC)
baronjanus: sid rothman playing the violin, mob city (sid rothman violin)
From: [personal profile] baronjanus
Random note on LA Law - well not random, but not directly related - on their pilot they had a trans woman character who, considering the time and place, got excellent treatment (admittedly I had the lowest expectations, but still!). If she had remained, media as we know it might have been different. She got a good ending, a respectful attitude from all but the slimiest characters... Relatively decent clothes and hair, considering it was the 80s...



*iirc it started with a dead gay guy, too, but hey.

Date: 2017-05-06 05:03 am (UTC)

Date: 2017-05-06 05:38 am (UTC)
baronjanus: Iron Man floating in space saying "I've seen so much" (Marvel - I've seen so much)
From: [personal profile] baronjanus
EXACTLY
I mean I'm not sure how tall he is but probably taller than me. "Shorter than Tom Hiddleston" =/= short. It's just =human.

Date: 2017-05-06 05:47 am (UTC)
baronjanus: I was searching for the answer, it turns out it's rock and roll. Hugh Dillon Works Well With Others (Default)
From: [personal profile] baronjanus
he should go around barefoot a lot
in films i mean
like women in joss whedon works

Date: 2017-05-06 09:35 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] elisi
Have you ever read Mrs Mills in the Sunday Times? Anyway, I still remember one week when she had a bloke write in because he always felt a little awkward when out and about with his wife, since she was very tall & gorgeous and he was short and not really a looker.

Mrs Mills (in her inimitable way) reassured him that - if he wasn't wealthy - people would just presume that he was hung like a donkey. :)

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