Numbercrunching The GI Joe: Retaliation Character Banners

Number of males: 6

Number of females: 2

Number of these females doing the whole look at my butt thing we see in so many posters: 1

Number of men doing same: None. Of course

Proportion of females going sleeveless: 2/2.

Proportion of males going sleeveless: 1/6. But he’s topless, so there is that.

Number of masked badasses: 2

Number of people from the West wielding guns: 3

Number of people from the East wielding blades: 2

Number of characters looking out of frame at god only knows what: 5

Number of characters that I wish would stop staring at me: 3

Proportion of male characters over the age of 40 that have gone for the bald look: 2/2

Proportion of female characters over the age of 40: Don’t be silly.

Proportion of female characters over the age of 30: 1/2! Some sort of result. Something to build on.

I may or may not have seen a chunk of of GI Joe: Retaliation recently. I may or may not be able to tell you all about it next week. I am definitely telling you to keep your eyes peeled…


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