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Geek Culture’s 26 Most Awesome Female Ass-Kickers

**not that I mind journalists calling Lucy an Aussie but she isn't...very much a kiwi**

Xena

Statuesque Aussie Lucy Lawless filled out Xena’s tight skirts and leather vests with brawn and brains. The character first appeared in the 1995 to 1999 television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys before getting her own TV show. Making no apologies for Xena’s rib-cracking approach to problem-solving, Lawless remains a force to be reckoned with in Starz’s blood-and-sex-drenched Spartacus series. Read More

Reported by Barbara