The Ages of Wonder Woman: Essays on the Amazon Princess in

Created in 1941 through the psychologist William Marston, ask yourself girl might move directly to have one of many longest non-stop runs of released comedian ebook adventures within the historical past of the undefined. greater than 70 years after her debut, ask yourself girl continues to be a favored tradition icon.

Throughout the intervening years many comedian ebook creators have had a hand in guiding her tale, leading to various interpretations of the Amazon Princess. during this selection of new essays, every one examines a selected interval or storyline from ask yourself lady comedian books and analyzes that tale in regard to modern concerns in American society.

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The holiday girls, the gay party girls, the gay girls. Wonder Woman refers to them as ‘my girls’” (Wertham 193). Whether homosexuals or not, by 1950, Kanigher eliminated them. In describing his decision, though, he seemed defensive. He argued that he didn’t get rid of them. “It’s a matter of the story,” he continued. “It isn’t as if I was an executioner. I wasn’t” (Daniels 100). Whether he caved to Wertham’s pressure or not is unclear. However, what is clear that Etta and the Holliday girls were no longer in the storyline and despite later attempts to be revived, they never returned.

Franzen, Monika, and Nancy Ethiel. Make Way! 200 Years of American Women in Cartoons. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press, 1988. Hartmann, Susan M. The Home Front and Beyond: American Women in the 1940s, Boston: Twayne, 1982. Johns-Heine, Patricke, and Hans Gerth, in Maureen Honey, Creating Rosie the Riveter: A Most Thrilling Struggle (Knaff ) 29 Class, Gender and Propaganda During World War II. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1984. Johnson, Jeffrey K. SuperHistory: Comic Book Heroes and American Society.

According to some estimates, as many as 43 such projects were announced on the day after Sputnik’s lift-off (Doherty 152). 3 The Wonder Woman Comics Certainly comic books, in general, showed the same trends in the period as other types of popular culture. In the Superman comics the relationship between kryptonite and nuclear radiation is clear (Maguire). Satellites also make an appearance there shortly after Sputnik. For example, Lex Luthor puts a satellite into orbit with the express goal of hurting Superman in a 1959 episode (Binder).

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