‘Chola Power’ is Peru's “first and only female Superhero”, as Gareth Hunter writes for Peru This Week.
Hunter argues that although scantly dressed, “with long shiny black hair, large dark eyes and green loincloth”, Peru's female superhero “doesn't seem to be an offensive female character”:
Although attractive, she has a seriousness and solidness to her that suggests she means business and is not to be trifled with, rather than a glamor model who has decided to play dress-up and join in with the boys in saving the world. Unlike some of the DC and Marvel creations, her character seems to have some depth and personality, though this remains to be seen in her future adventures.
Visit Hunter's post in Peru This Week to read more and to see photos of Chola Power.
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