The Hawkeye Initiative FAQ
THE HAWKEYE INITIATIVE
● How did The Hawkeye Initiative get started?
● But who are you?
● What is the purpose of this?
To draw attention to how deformed, hypersexualized, and unrealistically dressed women are drawn in comics.
● When did all this get started?
December 2nd 2012
● Why is The Hawkeye Initiative necessary?
While there is a level of “unrealism” in all comics, over the years they have come to physically portray women ridiculously.
● Why is The Hawkeye Initiative so popular?
As people become more aware of the extreme sexism in modern comics, they start looking for alternative comics and asking their favorite writers and authors for something different.
The Hawkeye Initiative is one of the ways that people express that desire for change.
● Why Hawkeye and not ____ ?
For more info on why it’s the Hawkeye Initiative and not someone else see “The Hawkeye Initiative: Origins”.
● Can you please post more/less often?
If you prefer to see things more often try searching Tumblr for “The Hawkeye Initiative”.
If you prefer to see things less often, consider adding “The Hawkeye Initiative” to Tumblr Savior and going to the blog only when you want to see new submissions.
● Do you get hatemail?
No, just gmail.
● Does Jeremy Renner know?
*HAWKWARD* I have no clue.
● Does Marvel comics know?
I’m sure they do, but I haven’t seen anything official or unofficial from them about it.
● How do I submit artwork?
● I submitted my artwork days ago and it hasn’t posted yet; is everything okay?
Probably; the queue is always full, and there are usually 500+ submissions in the inbox waiting to be gone through and everything is posted in chronological order.
That being said, I really am sorry that it takes so long to see your artwork come up! Unfortunately that’s just not something I can fix.
ARTICLES ABOUT THE HAWKEYE INITIATIVE
● Elcafetiendelas5 (in Spanish)
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