Via Escher Girls, a fantastic illustration of what, exactly, is wrong with “male gaze” in comics when depicting women.
Don’t see anything wrong with it? Robinade will help you with that.
Far as I know, Iron Man doesn’t have any repulsors on his can, but at least he’s got armor. What’s Black Widow’s excuse?
It’s gotten to the point where the poses alone are enough to convey sexuality — a commenter on that thread expressed disbelief that it wasn’t Iron Woman. You need to read Escher Girls to see how rampant this ridiculous torquing-up of female anatomy is on such a regular basis.