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Professor Marston & The Wonder Women | An Unconventional Life

…infused the blank spaces that history left with plausible, passionate, and reverent detail. Continue reading Professor Marston & The Wonder Women | An Unconventional Life

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POWER COUPLE

Cropped Issue #2 Cover: Tony S. Daniel, Matthew Batt, & Sandu Florea
Cropped Issue #2 Cover: Tony S. Daniel, Matthew Batt, & Sandu Florea

As a #WonderWoman Feminist-Emoji-Tamara-Shopsin 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 the covers I couldn’t help but see, issue #4, really had me worried that my girl Wonder Woman was trapped in a bad romance novel.

I wasn’t at odds with the plausibility of their relationship. I could see them hanging around the JLA Watchtower on a slow day and hitting it off and Continue reading “POWER COUPLE”

7 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About Wonder Woman

Originally posted on TIME:
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… Continue reading 7 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About Wonder Woman