Wonder Woman turns 65!
The Philadelphia Daily News has an excellent package on Wonder Woman today. It talks about how her mythos has lasted sixty-five years and previews the new WW book as well. It also features an illustration by Yours Truly, so if you're in the circulation area, pick up a copy. :) Click on the thumb on the right for a better look.
[PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS] "She is the first female superhero that has crossed generations and is important to everyone as a role model," said comic writer Jimmy Palmiotti ("Painkiller Jane"). "And that costume... woo-ha!"
"She is empowering to women and irresistible to men," opined comic and TV writer Christos Gage ("Law and Order: SVU"). "She embodies female strength, beauty and character." Read more.
Unfortunately, the story doesn't spend any time with the most fascinating aspects of Wonder Woman -- like the fact that she was created by psychologist William Moulton Marston, to appeal to young girls. The psychologist fell in love with his creation, writing the comics for six years. But perhaps the most intriguing aspect of the Wonder Woman mythos is the predominant themes of bondage.