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1[[quoteright:273:]]˛''Femforce'' is a comic book published by AC Comics that began publication in 1985, detailing the adventures of the eponymous team: the "Federal Emergency Missions Force" or "Femforce". Some of them were original creations, while others originated in the 1940s and '50s, lapsing into public domain by the time ''Femforce'' was published. The team are, as their name implies, all female superheroes, and are the first and the longest-running all-women 'super-team'.˛˛----˛!!''Femforce'' (and associated titles) contains examples of:˛* AbsoluteCleavage: Miss Victory and Rad.˛* AmazonBrigade: Femforce itself. And its LegionOfDoom counterpart Fearforce.˛* AnimalThemedSuperbeing: She-Cat and Dragonfly.˛* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: Tara and Garganta both have the power to become giantesses.˛** Garganta became so popular that she briefly had a separate feature dedicated to giant women, ''Gargantarama''.˛* BadassNormal: Colt, Rio Rita and Stormy Tempest are the only members of Femforce to have no superpowers. Also Tara before becoming a giantess.˛* BareYourMidriff: ˛** Colt wears a short blue jacket that stops just below her breasts, leaving her entire midriff bare.˛** Tara Fremont's preferred attire is a camouflage bikini.˛** Garganta's outfit is just slightly more modest than Tara's.˛* TheBaroness: Lady Luger˛* CaptainErsatz: ˛** She-Cat is based on [[ComicBook/BlackCatHarveyComics Harvey Comics' Black Cat]].˛** Nightveil/The Blue Bulleteer was originally the ComicBook/PhantomLady from Fox and Atlas Comics (the character was originally created for Quality, who did not contest the use by Fox, long story), but when Creator/DCComics claimed ownership they hastily changed tiny minuscule details like the name and the color of her costume. Yep, she is totally not Phantom Lady. To be fair, she eventually got magic powers and a new costume and became a totally distinct character (albeit an expy of ComicBook/{{Raven}}).˛** In a ''Blue Bulleteer'' one-shot, the Blue Bulleteer runs into another hero using the same name as her - this one an ersatz version of Creator/FawcettComics' Bulletman. It even featured a backup story starring the other BB, which was really just a slightly edited Golden Age Bulletman story.˛** Rio Rita is based on Senorita Rio from Fight Comics.˛** Stardust is a ScienceHero version of ComicBook/{{Starfire}}.˛* CaptainPatriotic: Miss Victory and Yankee Girl.˛** Subverted with Stormy Tempest, who dresses like one but is actualy a [[TimePolice time-traveling]] [[SpacePolice space cop]].˛* ClothesMakeTheManiac: Nightveil's powers are connected to her Cloak of Darkness, an inherently evil magical artifact. While this makes her arguably among the most powerful beings on earth, Laura must constantly struggle to keep the evil influence of her Cloak in check. She is at times insecure in her own ability to do so and is disturbed by the possibility that the Cloak may already be corrupting her in some way.˛* CrusadingWidow: Colt became a superheroine after her husband (a spy) was murdered and she felt the organization she and he worked for did not do enough to catch the killer. She quit and used her skills to become a vigilante.˛* DeadlyGas: In ''The Untold Origin of Femforce'', the villainous PlantPerson (and ally of the Nazis) Fungi launches a poison gas attack on an army camp just outside of Washington, D.C., using toxic spores known as 'Green Mist'. It is this attack that brings the founding members of Femforce together for the first time.˛* DoesNotLikeShoes: Tara and Garganta. She-Cat sometimes wears footwear that doesn't cover her toes.˛* FaceHeelTurn: Ms.Victory was force-fed V-45 by the Black Commando, and transformed into the villainous Rad. Her daughter Jen was likewise mentally warped into Rad II by the God Capricorn.˛* FemaleMisogynist: Fem-Paragon˛* FlyingBrick: Miss (later Ms.) Victory, and Rad.˛** Also Yankee Girl, and her ArchEnemy Divine Wind.˛* GenreThrowback: To UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks.˛* GadgeteerGenius: Stormy Tempest.˛* GiantWoman: After the success of Garganta, AC Comics took that ball and ran with it, including more giantesses into their titles.˛* GruesomeGoat: Capricorn is an extra-dimensional MadGod[=/=]GodOfEvil who looks like a giant humanoid goat and requires human souls for sustenance.˛* HeelFaceTurn: Garganta˛* HotterAndSexier: Miss Victory and Yankee Girl show off a lot more skin than their Golden Age versions.˛* HumanAlien: Stardust˛* JetPack: Sported (unsurprisingly) by the heroine Jet Girl.˛* JunglePrincess: Tara Fremont˛* KarmaHoudini: Semi-Example with Ms.Victory who never really faced any repercussions for her time as Rad. Although she never does anything outright villainous beyond breaking Tara's hand. Most of her criminal acts are spur of the moment, and/or collateral damage. Her daughter on the other-hand, as Rad committed numerous crimes. Including but not limited to sinking a cruise-ship and trying to murder her ex-husband; but she gets away scot free.˛** In this universe members of the military can apparently act with total impunity. Major Tom Kelly ruins Jen's life to get her to agree to become Ms. Victory, and only suffered a broken hand for it. Gen. Gordon uses Ms. Victory transformation into Rad to settle his personal hated of her, and attempts to kill her numerous times including hiring mercenaries and super-villains to do it.˛* LadyLand: ˛** A hidden South American city of tall warrior women in TheAmazon.˛** Stardust's home planet Rur, dominated by females.˛* LegionOfDoom: Fearforce, a supervillain team comprised of several of Femforce's greatest foes: Darkfire, Gorgana, Krone, Proxima, and Valkyra.˛* LeotardOfPower: She-Cat, Nightveil, Yankee Girl, and Stormy Tempest.˛* LineOfSightName: While Alizarin Crimson is [[AwesomeMcCoolname kinda cool]] name for a supervillainess, you just can't not imagine a graphic artist frantically looking for a name of his new creation, and finally looking at a tube of red paint.˛* MagicPants: Tara and Garganta wear special outfits that grow with them. In fact, Tara got her growing powers specifically to show off the special fabric by a sleazy promoter who slipped the Garganta formula on her water.˛* MuggedForDisguise:˛** Issue #43 contains a scene where Tara steals an Amazon uniform in order to infiltrate their base. The woman she ties up appears to have been GoingCommando.˛** Issue #48 features a scene where Lady Luger yanks a passing woman into an alley so she can appropriate her clothing in order to flee the city undetected.˛* MysticalWhiteHair: Stardust˛* NewspaperDating: In a NightmareSequence in #22, Ms. Victory finds herself in New York City. She checks a newspaper on a newsstand and sees it is 1937, a few years before she gained her powers.˛* OutsideRide: In ''The Untold Origin of Femforce'', She-Cat escapes from a crashing airliner by leaping from the plummeting plane on to the top of the Nazi zeppelin that had just shot it down, and clinging to the envelope until it lands.˛* PendulumOfDeath: She-Cat is subjected to this in #98, in a story titled "The Cat and the Pendulum".˛* PirateGirl: Singapore Sally˛* PlayingWithFire: Firebeam, the ghost of a woman killed in a house fire, whose spirit can now control fire.˛* PokeThePoodle: Despite being labeled as a major threat, Joan as Rad doesn't actually do anything overly evil. She just becomes incredibly selfish and rude. Still the members of Femforce try repeatedly to capture her and change her back.˛** Amusingly if you consider the number of fights, illegal entry into other countries, property damage, trespass, and thefts (she confiscates supervillains equipment like the time machine.) She actually committed LESS crimes in her time as Rad then she does as Ms. Victory.˛* RefugeeFromTVLand: In the ''Nightveil'' Special spun off from ''Femforce'', a comic book superheroine named Thunderfox is brought into the regular world, and became a Femforce member for several issues.˛* RefusedTheCall: Jen really doesn't want to be Ms. Victory and was forced into it facing financial ruin.˛* ReplacementScrappy: In universe example. The girls in Femforce never accept Jen Burke as the New Ms. Victory, and consistently ostracize her. They hate her because she was forced on them by the government, and made their leader without their consent.˛* ShooOutTheNewGuy: Thunderfox was introduced with much fanfare, but appeared in only eight issues before disappearing. The explanation occurred five issues after her last appearance, telling us that her 'book' was cancelled.˛* {{Sizeshifter}}: Tara and Garganta˛* SpacePolice / TimePolice: Stormy Tempest is an Interplanetary Police Officer sent from the 26th century to the present to prevent a corrupt system from taking over planets.˛* SpeaksFluentAnimal: Tara Fremont˛* SpyCatsuit: Dragonfly and Jet Girl both wear skintight bodysuits. Dragonfly's is black with a white chest insignia, while Jet Girl's is gold, which limits its usefulness for actual stealth.˛* StarSpangledSpandex: The lining of Nightveil's magical Cloak of Darkness--an item of cosmic power--is a star field.˛* {{Stripperific}}: Most, if not all, of the heroines wear very revealing costumes.˛* SuperheroPackingHeat: Colt˛* SuperSerum: How Miss Victory got her powers. A failed attempt to recreate it gave Tara and Garganta their powers.˛* TraumaCongaLine: Jen Burke's life has been horrible. She never wanted to be a superhero, but because she was Ms. Victory's daughter she was compatible with V-47. When Ms. Victory went rogue, she was asked to take her place. She refused, and Tom Kelly responded by ruining her life to the point, including arranging for husband's legs to be broken, where it was either do it, or face financial ruin. Once in Femforce, the girls resented her for being forced on them, and refused to accept her. In addition, she couldn't tell her husband what was going on, badly straining their marriage eventually leading to an affair and divorce. Then her son Jason gets killed by collateral damage from one of Garganta's rampage. Then she gets manipulated into becoming Rad II, by the mad God Capricorn. Finally she just snaps.˛* WolverineClaws: She-Cat's nails extend into talons. Her gloves and boots are adapted to allow for this.˛----


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