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.

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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