Bullets and Bracelets is, of course, one of Wonder Woman’s signature moves, combining her indestructible-yet-stylish jewelry and superhuman reflexes to defend against various phallic projectiles.
Margaret Sanger proposed that “woman free from sexual domination would produce a race spiritually free and strong enough to break the last of the bonds of intellectual darkness.” The Amazons of Paradise Island epitomize this idea.
Hercules’ violation of Hippolyte’s trust created in her a feeling of terrible foolishness and deep shame, which destroyed her faith in her own instincts. Only after she re-connected with Aphrodite, the embodiment of Divine Love, and thus her self-respect, could Hippolyte reclaim sovereignty over her life and her family, and rediscover the strength to break her chains and lead her sisters to freedom.
As it turns out, secret identities were more than merely comic book fictions in the Marston household. Olive Richard was a pseudonym taken by Olive Byrne, who was had not only been his research assistant, but was also the mother of two of his children.
In 2016, the year leading up to the release of her eponymous movie, Wonder Woman was named the United Nations’ Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment…
Marston knew that they were dancing at the edge of social acceptability, but as a promotional image by Peter plainly declared, Wonder Woman came to Man’s World to combat not only “man’s superiority” and “prejudice,” but also “prudery!”
In October 2013, The Smithsonian Institute included Wonder Woman #1, published by DC Comics in 1942, in its list of “101 Objects that Made America”….
One Comic Book Writer’s Extraordinary ResuméWonder Woman’s creator, Professor William Moulton Marston, was a peculiar figure in the comic book industry. The creators of Superman…
Sadie Elizabeth Holloway was a wonder among women. Born in 1893, she emigrated with her parents from the Isle of Man, an island situated in…
At that time no one cared much about Wonder Woman. At least it seemed that way. But the standing-room-only lecture suggested otherwise. I told the audience how Dr. William Moulton Marston had created not just Wonder Woman, but also the lie detector and the psychological model, DISC Theory.