Barbara Shermund sez:
“Well, I guess women are just human beings after all.” (via International Museum of Cartoon Art Collection, The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum)
George R.R. Martin apparently agrees:
Maybe Joss Whedon agrees, too:
Maybe not, though. Jury’s still out.
**EDIT: Updated in March 2014 to include the Barbara Shermund bit, which I apparently overlooked when I originally wrote this in July 2013. Forgive me, fair readers, for initially overlooking the main point of this post.**