Wonder Woman: Secretary Of The Justice Society Of America

Way back in the 1940s, decades before the Justice League first appeared, DC’s premiere superhero team was the Justice Society of America.  The all-male team was always off fighting Nazis and other evildoers in All-Star Comics, but the most famous character to come from the book was Wonder Woman, who appeared for the first timeContinue reading “Wonder Woman: Secretary Of The Justice Society Of America”

The Winged Citizens of Venus OR Did Wally Wood Steal Designs From H.G. Peter?!

No.  Of course Wally Wood didn’t steal designs from H.G. Peter.  But their winged Venusians were oddly similar. Wally Wood is a comic book and science fiction legend.  In the 1950s and 1960s he illustrated countless stories by some of the biggest names in science fiction, both in prose digests and comic book adaptations.  HisContinue reading “The Winged Citizens of Venus OR Did Wally Wood Steal Designs From H.G. Peter?!”

Wonder Woman: Bondage By Frank Miller And Bill Sienkiewicz, And How Way Off It Would Have Been

Bleeding Cool ran this image today (first posted at DC Women Kicking Ass) of a bound Wonder Woman drawn by Bill Sienkiewicz.  It seems that Frank Miller and Sienkiewicz were talking about doing a Wonder Woman series called Wonder Woman: Bondage, inspired by the bondage themes in William Moulton Marston’s original Wonder Woman stories, andContinue reading “Wonder Woman: Bondage By Frank Miller And Bill Sienkiewicz, And How Way Off It Would Have Been”

Wonder Woman Pilot Gets “A Ton Of Rewrites”

io9 is reporting that David E. Kelley’s Wonder Woman script has undergone some serious tweaking, both before filming began and on the fly as the pilot shot.  This can only be a good thing, as pretty much everyone who reviewed the original script seemed to hate it (except the folks at NBC, I suppose).  Here’sContinue reading “Wonder Woman Pilot Gets “A Ton Of Rewrites””

A Book Look: Tied Up In The Golden Lasso

Wonder Woman’s golden lasso is one of the character’s most iconic symbols, second probably only to her bullet-deflecting bracelets.  Crafted from the girdle of Hippolyte, the symbol of her ruling power (and, in the post-Crisis era, crafted from the girdle of Gaea), anyone ensnared in the lasso was compelled to tell the truth.  William MoultonContinue reading “A Book Look: Tied Up In The Golden Lasso”

Wonder Woman Holiday Gift Guide

Since it is almost Christmas (or Kwanza, or Festivus, or whatever you celebrate) and currently Hanukkah, it seems like a good time to look at some fun Wonder Woman gift ideas.  These are not gift ideas FOR Wonder Woman, because a) she’s fictional, and b) she’s got an invisible jet… what else could she possiblyContinue reading “Wonder Woman Holiday Gift Guide”

The Evolution Of The Costume Change

Today I was reading Comic Book Legends Revealed, as I do every week, and the latest installment investigates who came up with the idea of Wonder Woman twirling her lasso to change into her costume.  Editor Julius Schwartz took credit for the idea but writer Len Wein says that it was actually his, and ultimatelyContinue reading “The Evolution Of The Costume Change”