When things go bump in the night, you can try to deal with it yourself...or you can Leave It To Chance! See my discussion of this wonderful but ill-fated comic over at the Holy Heroes!! blog.
And then there is Chance herself. She has a boyish haircut, thick eyebrows, and a decidedly androgynous body she usually covers with overalls and a bulky trench coat. Again, this appears to be a reaction against the stereotypes of comics in which crime-fighting women are typically voluptuous and underdressed. The reader may get the sense that Robinson and Smith have carefully and consciously de-sexualized their heroine. [more...]