In this essay are adressed two exciting films where female superheroes are protagonists. This is a recent movie genre that is having a great reception among fans, this is as a novel way of telling action stories.
The first film, produced by DC comics and Warner studios, Wonder Woman (Jenkins, 2007), the legendary Amazon, heiress of the Olympian gods and one of the leaders of the justice league, a prototype heroine charactheristic of feminine ethics of care.
The other film is from Marvel Comics, Captain Marvel (Bodoen y Fleck, 2019), an incredible pilot, who by an act of chance got superpowers of alien origins and becomes the strongest avenger and a key element of the new super production of this publishing house, being a representative of the Ethical feminist liberals.
Each of these superheroes has different origins and also has characteristics related to the current feminist ethics. The wonder woman bases her moral development on equity, the special characteristics of women and their devotion to care. On the other hand, Captain Marvel, a competitive leader who has a development in the pursuit of gender equality in the face of adversity and power conflicts.
This essay wants to evidence the differences of these characters and their divergent moral associations, and how this determines a particular representation of the ideal woman who it seems to have each of the comic book publisher.
Key Words: Captain Marvel | Wonder Woman | feminist ethics | liberal feminism | care ethics.