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And there was a time, prior to the one-two punch of Catwoman and Elektra, when superhero films were championed minority heroes.Fear of a Minority Superhero: Marvel's Obsession with White Guys Saving the World|Marlow Stern|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then again, death is anything but permanent in the comic world, as Clark Kent, Jean Gray, and Elektra, among others, can attest.Explainer: The Weak Link Between Former Bain Man Mitt Romney and Batman Bad Man Bane|Sarah Hedgecock|July 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She chose a full-frontal nude for the cover of Hard Times for Lovers, but Elektra went with a far-less-daring, more discreet shot.Judy Collins's New Book: Suicide, Alcoholism, Nude Photos, and More|Joseph Finder|December 3, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Elektra gave her her opportunity, and proved her one of the exceptional artists of the stage.Interpreters|Carl Van Vechten
So frightfully do her dreams torment her that she even comes to seek help from the hated Elektra in her hovel in the inner court.
A terrible blow this for Elektra, who had hoped that Orestes would return and wreak vengeance on the queen and Aegisthus.
It is a summing up of emotions, in one eloquent burst of song, which occurs when Elektra recognizes Orestes.
She might have surprised the composer—but New York is yet to hear Elektra as music-drama.Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker