Why the fascination with Tony Soprano, Wolverine, The Punisher, Vic Mackey, Tommy Gavin, and the host of other anti heroes out there? Why are anti heroines so much rarer? Other than Grace Hanadarko from Saving Grace and Patty Hewes from Damages, there aren’t that many anti heroines out there (Dahlia Malloy from The Riches? Nancy Botwin from Weeds?). Further, why can male anti heroes get away with being simple, forceful concepts like Wolverine while the female anti heroines are complex,