spinsterhood n : the state of being a spinster
(usually an elderly unmarried woman)
The Spinsterhood is a fiction
al order of
female warriors appearing in comic books
published by American publisher, Marvel
. The group was first introduced in Silver
Vol. 3, #80 (May 1993).
The order of the Spinsterhood was formed
in the far distant past with the sole purpose of opposing the
cosmic being Tyrant
Having accomplished the defeat of Tyrant and finding no other
purpose for themselves, the members dispersed themselves throughout
the universe in suspended
to be awakened should the threat of Tyrant reappear.
With the exception of Ganymede
and the clone Persephone
all the members of the Spinsterhood perished over the course of
several billion years. When Tyrant eventually rose again to menace
the universe, only Ganymede and Persephone represented the
Spinsterhood in the group of heroes allied to stop him.
blessedness, single state, singleness
, unwed state,
virgin state, virginity