My first two heroes were Wonder Woman and Storm, for good reason.
One could argue that 2016 is the biggest year for Wonder Woman in a very long time. This week marks the 75th anniversary of the character created by psychologist and writer William Moulton Marston, his wife and co-creator Elizabeth Holloway Marston, and artist H. G. Peter.
Since her origin, Wonder Woman has courted strong feelings and opinions. Superhero, sexualized pinup, feminist icon, pop-culture brand, role model; it’s hard to find any comic book hero – or any fictional character at all – in the past century who has meant so many different things to so many different people. It would take an airplane hangar to unpack what Wonder Woman means and what she has become. I am in no way qualified to do that, even as one of PCU’s biggest WW fans. But what I can say, is that for WW fans like me, there’s a lot from the past year…
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