EPISODE 3: The New Original Wonder Woman

Elle and Juliet discuss Sensation Comics #2, as well as the movie-length pilot episode of the classic Wonder Woman TV show.

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EPISODE 2 Show Notes

LASSO OF TRUTH, EPISODE 2!

In which Elle and Juliet discuss Wonder Woman's culottes, how to make Steve Trevor a worthwhile character, Barbara Ann Minerva as a gloriously angry lesbian, and Wonder Woman's mission to save the world from itself.

GOLDEN AGE DISCUSSION

SENSATION COMICS #1 features a classic Harry Peter splash.

SENSATION COMICS #1 features a classic Harry Peter splash.

Viral marketing and the skepticism it inspires: an American tradition.

Viral marketing and the skepticism it inspires: an American tradition.

Wonder Woman: benevolent identity thief.

Wonder Woman: benevolent identity thief.

Walter Reed: a skyscraper across from the Capitol, apparently.

Walter Reed: a skyscraper across from the Capitol, apparently.

WONDER WOMAN: YEAR ONE DISCUSSION

  • In this segment, Elle and Juliet discuss the recently ended Wonder Woman: Year One arc by Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott.
  • We contrast Rucka's depiction of a queer Diana in YEAR ONE with his depiction of Renee Montoya, an outed lesbian, in GOTHAM CENTRAL.
Wonder Woman has a girlfriend. Sort of. Probably.

Wonder Woman has a girlfriend. Sort of. Probably.

In contrast, here's a panel from Greg Rucka, Ed Brubaker, and Michael's Lark's GOTHAM CENTRAL. We know Rucka is willing to be explicit with his depiction of queer women.

In contrast, here's a panel from Greg Rucka, Ed Brubaker, and Michael's Lark's GOTHAM CENTRAL. We know Rucka is willing to be explicit with his depiction of queer women.

  • We are very into how warm, friendly, and powerful Nicola Scott's Wonder Woman is.
Rucka and Scott's Wonder Woman is notably open to making friends.

Rucka and Scott's Wonder Woman is notably open to making friends.

  • We touch on the fun, approachable, teen Diana from James Tynion IV and Noelle Stevenson's SENSATION COMICS #8.
Whee! Roller skating!

Whee! Roller skating!

This Barbara Ann Minerva is not screwing around, and we're here for it.

This Barbara Ann Minerva is not screwing around, and we're here for it.

Not a subtle take on Ares, and we like it.

Not a subtle take on Ares, and we like it.

Diana delivers her mission statement.

Diana delivers her mission statement.

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EPISODE 2: Wonder Woman Year One

Elle and Juliet discuss Sensation Comics #1, as well as the recently concluded "Wonder Woman: Year One" storyline by Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott

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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. Find more Parlour Trick on their Bandcamp page.

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EPISODE 1: Welcome to Paradise Island

LASSO OF TRUTH, EPISODE 1!

In which Elle and Juliet discuss how they came to Wonder Woman, her first appearance in ALL STAR COMICS #8, the need for stories about queer feminist utopias, and the Bad Old Days of the 1990s.

ELLE AND JULIET'S PREVIOUS WORK ON WONDER WOMAN

GOLDEN AGE DISCUSSION

Steve, Diana, Hippolyte, and the interestingly dressed Doctor from ALL STAR COMICS #8.

Steve, Diana, Hippolyte, and the interestingly dressed Doctor from ALL STAR COMICS #8.

Wonder Woman, gazing towards the future at the end of ALL STAR COMICS #8.

Wonder Woman, gazing towards the future at the end of ALL STAR COMICS #8.

 

90s WONDER WOMAN

  • Behold the age of thongs.
It's a dress! It's a thong! It's a bra! It's two belts! It's the 90s!

It's a dress! It's a thong! It's a bra! It's two belts! It's the 90s!

Also, Artemis was Wonder Woman for a while because that was the hip thing to do. 

Also, Artemis was Wonder Woman for a while because that was the hip thing to do. 

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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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