What I Do Is Not Up To You

Diana turns to Steve and exclaims: "What I do is not up to you". This phrase has been around for a long time and it defines Wonder Woman perfectly. She doesn't need anyone to tell her what she can and cannot do, and most importantly, is an independent agent who is capable of brokering her... Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman Day: June 3rd

DC is rolling out the red carpet to celebrate the Amazon Princess on June 3rd; to celebrate the Wonder Woman in all of us!  We are all Wonder Women, from the moms with post partum depression that seek help to the women that fight for equal rights, equal pay and gender neutrality. On and ofd... Continue Reading →

Earth One: Wonder Woman Vol. 1

Renowned comic book writers Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette created an alternate origin story for Diana, Princess of the Amazons as part of the Rebirth Earth One series cycle. Based on the reviews I was expecting something spectacular but it turns out it was more of the same: our protagonist learns about her birth and... Continue Reading →

The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is turning 75 years old!! She looks good for her age. 😉

Mrs. Enginerd - Nerd Whisperer

As an avid reader of DC Comics, Wonder Woman became my favorite super hero, and as the most successful woman in comic book history, I was surprised to learn very few books were available on the subject of her genesis and rise to popularity. To me, it was no secret that Wonder Woman was a symbol of feminism; an excellent leader, and the perfect mix of brawn and wisdom. (Lynda Carter’s incarnation of the superwoman is still my favorite, even during the campy moments of the series.) Part Mother Theresa and part Margaret Thatcher, Diana Prince was everything I aspired to become: a pioneering woman that would fight for fairness with kindness, never backing down to the will of men. My expectations of this book were very high and because of this it didn’t fully deliver.

Here’s why:

Jill Lepore writes a compelling story about the history of Wonder Woman…

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