DC Comics Starves Wonder Woman, Then Drags Her To Hot Topic – The Awl

DCComicshasgivenWonderWomanamakeoverjustintimeforher69thbirthday,andastorylineinwhichWonderWomanisouttoavengethedestructionofParadiseIsland。

Sotheoverallvibegivenoffbyherisdarker,moreserious,“designedtobetakenseriouslyasawarrior”?

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nottomention,morereadytobefranchisedintoatie-inclothinglineforsimilarlydisaffectedfemalefans。

(ThinkAmericanApparel,notUnderoos。

)Afterthejump,aside-by-sidecomparisonoftheoldWonderWomancostumeandthenew?

one。

TheTimesquotesWonderWomanredesignerJimLeeassayingthathewantedhertolookstronger“withoutscreaming,‘I’masuperhero。

’“Allwellandgood,andit’snicethatherhairgottoneddownabit,butdoesn’t“stronger”alsomeanthatthewomanwouldhavesomethingresemblingmuscle?

tone?