“America’s Silver Age,” My Piece On Gender And Race In Silver Age Wonder Woman Comics For The Los Angeles Review Of Books

This weekend, a piece I wrote about Wonder Woman’s Silver Age comics went up at the Los Angeles Review of Books. We really could have called it “Ugh, White Men, Am I Right?” but “America’s Silver Age” is a classier title choice. Ostensibly a review of Wonder Woman: The Amazon Princess Archives, Volume 1, whichContinue reading ““America’s Silver Age,” My Piece On Gender And Race In Silver Age Wonder Woman Comics For The Los Angeles Review Of Books”

Wonder Woman Unbound Preview #11: A Bungled Return To Her Roots

Every Monday until Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World’s Most Famous Heroine comes out this April, we’re taking a look at a comic panel that captures a key moment in Wonder Woman’s history and highlights an important point from each chapter. In the last two weeks, we’ve looked at Wonder Woman’s bizarreContinue reading “Wonder Woman Unbound Preview #11: A Bungled Return To Her Roots”

Wonder Woman Unbound Preview #8: Suffering Sappho!

Every Monday until Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World’s Most Famous Heroine comes out this April, we’re taking a look at a comic panel that captures a key moment in Wonder Woman’s history and highlights an important point from each chapter. Wonder Woman had a colourful array of divinely inspired expressions she’dContinue reading “Wonder Woman Unbound Preview #8: Suffering Sappho!”

Wonder Woman Unbound Preview #6: New Beginnings

Every Monday until Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World’s Most Famous Heroine comes out this April, we’re taking a look at a comic panel that captures a key moment in Wonder Woman’s history and highlights an important point from each chapter. The Golden Age Wonder Woman was rooted in her matriarchal utopia,Continue reading “Wonder Woman Unbound Preview #6: New Beginnings”

Wonder Woman #0 Review OR Kind Of Cute On The Surface, But Troubling Below

I’m not entirely sure why this issue didn’t work for me, so this review might be a bit of a jumble.  The Silver Age throwback should’ve been right up my alley!!  They were clearly going for a Robert Kanigher, 1960s Wonder Girl vibe, and man oh man do I know that stuff like the backContinue reading “Wonder Woman #0 Review OR Kind Of Cute On The Surface, But Troubling Below”

Wonder Woman #0 Preview OR Now This Is A Real Flashback!!

So far, DC Comics’ #0 issues have flashed back a few years or so to tell stories from earlier in this new universe.  With Wonder Woman #0, though, Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang have flashed back all the way to the 1950s to tell their story, stylistically at least.  Today’s preview on the Huffington PostContinue reading “Wonder Woman #0 Preview OR Now This Is A Real Flashback!!”

Wonder Woman At The Olympics Part Seven: The Olympics Of The Doomed!!

On this, the day of the closing ceremonies, we take our last look at Wonder Woman’s Olympic adventures.  And fittingly, we turn to our friend Robert Kanigher for a fourth time.  That man could really beat a story to death, and this series has been richer for it.  In Wonder Woman #148, published in AugustContinue reading “Wonder Woman At The Olympics Part Seven: The Olympics Of The Doomed!!”