DC Comics Bravely Reinvents Wonder Woman As A Fantasy Pin up For Middle Aged Men
I get it. Wonder Woman's original costume kind of sucks. "But", you might argue, "she's an immortal goddess. Can't she wear whatever she wants?" Sure, but come on, Superman is invulnerable to everything but kryptonite and he wears Long-Johns and a cape. For the last 70 years Wonder Woman has been saddled with a skimpy nightie that only provides zero non-magical protection (and was painfully old fashioned almost the second the ink dried), and an origin story with vast potential that doesn't really make sense. She deserves an update, and like yesterday.
Which is why I was excited by last week's announcement that DC had rolled out a new look and origin for their venerable Super Heroine. That is, until I actually saw it, and nearly unloaded my lunch onto my keyboard.