A Reading List for Wonder Woman Day

In honor of Wonder Woman’s solo film debut this weekend, DC has proclaimed Saturday, June 3rd Wonder Woman Day. Created 76 years ago by William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter as both a superheroine and symbol for women’s equality, Diana has had an eventful history. Her legacy is a rich one, which the staff of Nothing But Comics have often revisited. So, for those wishing to delve deeper into Wonder Woman and what she represents, here is a selection of writings from Nothing But Comics on the adventures of the Princess of Themyscira.

Creighton discusses Diana’s radical roots in the suffragette movement and first-wave feminism.

Creighton discusses Etta Candy as role model from Marston to Renae De Liz.

Creighton takes a close look at Woman Woman #7 and Marston’s idealistic vision for matriarchy.

Creighton traces the history of Doctor Poison, one of Diana’s first foes.

Patrick examines George Perez’s iconic reintroduction of Wonder Woman for the post-Crisis DC Universe.

Patrick’s This Week’s Finest review for Wonder Woman #2 from Greg Rucka’s current Rebirth run.

Creighton reviews Jill Thompson’s re-imagining of Diana’s life on Paradise Island in Wonder Woman: The True Amazon.

Creighton reviews Grant Morrison and Yanick Parquette’s decidedly mixed Wonder Woman: Earth One graphic novel.

Josh discusses the debate over the appropriateness of Wonder Woman’s costume.



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