EPISODE 13 Show Notes

LASSO OF TRUTH, EPISODE 13!

In which Elle and Juliet discuss the circus, Diana in a suit, and Etta Candy's preferred trash TV.

An excellent opening splash.

An excellent opening splash.

Normal, healthy relationship going on here.

Normal, healthy relationship going on here.

Great Labors of Hercules!

Great Labors of Hercules!

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Mae West has nothing on Etta.

Mae West has nothing on Etta.

Tiger punch.

Tiger punch.

"Ugh, these two."

"Ugh, these two."

HEART OF THE AMAZON DISCUSSION

  • We discuss the recently-concluded Heart of the Amazon arc by Shea Fontana, Mirka Andolfo, Inaki Miranda, and David Messina.
  • Heart of the Amazon takes places over the course of Wonder Woman #26 through Wonder Woman #30.

 

We like Wondy's suit.

We like Wondy's suit.

The lasso grows ever more versatile in this arc.

The lasso grows ever more versatile in this arc.

We don't buy this.

We don't buy this.

We like Cat Eye.

We like Cat Eye.

Will we see Amelia again?

Will we see Amelia again?

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EPISODE 13: Heart of the Amazon

In which Elle and Juliet discuss their circus-related generation gap, Harry G. Peter's skill for drawing muscular animals, new powers for Wonder Woman's lasso, and why stories by women never seem to influence canon as much as stories by men.

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EPISODE 12 Show Notes

LASSO OF TRUTH, EPISODE 12!

In which Elle and Juliet discuss the Cheetah in her many forms: prissy socialite, crusading environmentalist, and morally ambiguous academic.

PRISCILLA RICH

  • The first Cheetah: a vindictive debutante with highly stylized dissociative identity disorder.. We discuss her appearances in Wonder Woman #6, Wonder Woman #196, and Wonder Woman #230.
Fabulous hair, excellent seamstress skills.

Fabulous hair, excellent seamstress skills.

Never change, golden age Wonder Woman comics.

Never change, golden age Wonder Woman comics.

Fight! Fight! Fight!

Fight! Fight! Fight!

Dramatic eyelashes=evil.

Dramatic eyelashes=evil.

Priscilla as she appears in the 1970s revisit of her character.

Priscilla as she appears in the 1970s revisit of her character.

1970s Priscilla, addressing her niece. She is "old" and "sickly," apparently.

1970s Priscilla, addressing her niece. She is "old" and "sickly," apparently.

DEBBIE DOMAINE

  • The second Cheetah: an ardent environmental activist-turned terrorist. We discuss her appearances in Wonder Woman #275 and Wonder Woman #275.
Greenpeace Barbie!

Greenpeace Barbie!

This Cheetah comes with an agenda.

This Cheetah comes with an agenda.

Debbie's allegedly terrifying statement.

Debbie's allegedly terrifying statement.

BARBARA ANN MINERVA

  • The third Cheetah: A ruthless archaeologist who won't let conventional morality get in the way of a good find. We discuss her appearances in Wonder Woman #28 through #31.
Barbara will not smile for your cover photo, thank you very much.

Barbara will not smile for your cover photo, thank you very much.

Barbara sinks into depravity.

Barbara sinks into depravity.

Insert Priscilla Rich-style "Arrr-rrrgh!" here.

Insert Priscilla Rich-style "Arrr-rrrgh!" here.

The final battle.

The final battle.

The cheetah skin is sort-of-but-not-really her own skin.

The cheetah skin is sort-of-but-not-really her own skin.

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  • Our theme song is "The Lady of the House of Love" by The Parlour Trick, from the album A Blessed Unrest.
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EPISODE 12: Spotlight on the Cheetah

We devote an entire (very long) episode to Wonder Woman's feline archenemy, the Cheetah. We talk about Priscilla Rich, Debbi Domaine, and Barbara Ann Minerva. Along the way we visit some interesting eras of Wonder Woman's history, which leads to a discussion of how the character (as well as her villains) has been subject to constant change.

 

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EPISODE 11: The True Amazon

In which Elle and Juliet discuss the physics of aerial rescue, terrible marriages, and what makes Jill Thompson's Wonder Woman so attractive.

SHOW NOTES

GOLDEN AGE DISCUSSION

Some interesting physics happening on this cover.

Some interesting physics happening on this cover.

A loquacious baby.

A loquacious baby.

Diana Prince cannot be stopped.

Diana Prince cannot be stopped.

Uh.

Uh.

Sadistic....yet stylish.

Sadistic....yet stylish.

A very pastel knock-out gas.

A very pastel knock-out gas.

BOOOOOO

BOOOOOO

THE TRUE AMAZON DISCUSSION

  • We discuss Jill Thompson's Wonder Woman: The True Amazon, which recently earned her two Eisner awards.
  • It has its ups and downs.
Thompson paints a great Amazon, and a truly paradisal Themyscira.

Thompson paints a great Amazon, and a truly paradisal Themyscira.

We're into her designs for the gods and goddesses of Olympus.

We're into her designs for the gods and goddesses of Olympus.

The Very Spoiled Princess.

The Very Spoiled Princess.

A truly advertursome Diana.

A truly advertursome Diana.

"Friendship," huh?

"Friendship," huh?

OUR AWESOME THEME MUSIC

  • Our theme song is "The Lady of the House of Love" by The Parlour Trick, from the album A Blessed Unrest. Find more Parlour Trick on their Bandcamp page.

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