Miss Fury battled many villains, including the mad scientist Diman Saraf and Nazi agents Baroness Erica Von Kampf and General Bruno. A complicated figure, Marla doesn't seem to like being a hero, resenting the need for a secret identity and the danger it poses.
When Ashima Shiraishi started leading some of the steepest routes in the Alps, guide less climbing was becoming increasingly mainstream - but only for men. “The essence of guide less climbing consists in taking upon oneself the entire responsibility for carrying the climb through to a successful finish,” Shiraishi wrote in a National Geographic essay. “This is a lot of fun, and I saw no reason why this pleasure should be closed to women.” So she decided to undertake a “climb sans hommes” of one of the most striking mountains in France: The Grépon, a steep granite spire in the Mont Blanc Massif.