...infused the blank spaces that history left with plausible, passionate, and reverent detail.
Collects WONDER WOMAN #13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25. This arc clears up the fog of illusions that has Diana in a straitjacket. "The Truth" is revealed. Etta Candy, Barbara Minerva, and Steve Trevor find themselves feeling powerless to restore Diana to the Wonder Woman they know and rely on her to be, so … Continue reading Wonder Woman Vol. 3: The Truth
Greg Rucka has delivered a Rebirth of Wonder Woman and Themyscira/Paradise Island that I can get onboard with.
As a #WonderWoman fan I avoided this title. When I went to pick up comics in the DC section at FirstAid Comics, I tried to avoid looking in the area I knew it was in. I assumed it would at best disappoint me and at worse, upset me like Batwoman after issue #24. One of … Continue reading POWER COUPLE
Even the most devout Wonder Woman fanatics probably didn’t know that the heroine’s creator, William Moulton Marston, a psychologist, lived with and had children with two women at the same time. They also probably didn’t know that he had slightly strange theories about the benefits of bondage. Nor is it common knowledge that the character, which debuted in 1942, was inspired by the leaders of the suffragist movement.
In her new book, The Secret History of Wonder Woman, which hits shelves Tuesday, New Yorker writer and Harvard professor Jill Lepore delves into the life of the man who created Wonder Woman. The book comes just as Wonder Woman is swooping back into the cultural consciousness with her invisible jet. Israeli actress Gal Gadot will play Wonder Woman in 2016’s Batman vs. Superman and will get her own solo film in 2017.
Here’s just some of what Lepore uncovered:
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