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X-Ray Vision

by Grace Rother

Library Location: E26

In the 1950s Superman TV series, when Clark Kent tells Lois Lane about his x-ray vision, she quickly steps behind a plant to cover herself. This made no sense to me as a child (don’t x-rays show bones?), but I love the idea of vision that could see through clothing (but apparently not plants!).
This zine combines that fascination with a deep love of the human body. The photos that these images are based on are all anonymous vintage photos. I only x-rayed the ladies, because given the choice I always prefer drawing women bodies.