Justice for “Cathy,” the Most Feminist Comic Strip of the 80s and 90s.

Author’s Note: I wrote this essay in 2013 so it is a little out-of-date. The initial theme remains the same. “Cathy” has been unjustly slandered as an anti-feminist comic strip that paints women in the worst light. In actual fact “Cathy” is a very complex and feminist comic strip that shows modern late twentieth-century feminism warts and all. “Cathy” acknowledges that…