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Wonder Woman was on Kraft Macaroni & Cheese in 1998

If Wonder Woman integrates herself in a meal full of protein and carbohydrates, then she's good enough in my book. Seriously, this week's study of Wonder Woman has been interesting. For me, it's peculiar how one man's vision (William Moulton Marston) can be through so much change, and yet remain the same. Despite the efforts of DC's finest Dennis O'Neil, George Perez, and John Byrne to take the character into a new direction, it almost always felt flat (although Perez can be credited for spiking the popularity of the series due to his reputation in the business).

I mentioned this in class, but it's weird reading in chapter 5 of the Wonder Woman book how many artists and writers try so hard to reboot the Wonder Woman series. I agree with Les Daniels when he writes, "the conflicts and tensions in every interpretation of Wonder Woman are what make her memorable" (201). I like this because she's famous for being inconsistent, but then again, how many characters in comic books have remained consistent since their FIRST publishing? No matter what anyone says, Wonder Woman is part of the triumvirate (the other two being Super/Bat-man) of continual publishing during the transition from the Golden Age to the Silver Age, making her an well established, recognizable icon in American popular culture.

I'm hoping for a Wonder Woman live action movie. If Catwoman and Elektra get their own movies (which were both terrible) the Amazonian princess deserves a chance. Was either Catwoman or Elektra on Kraft Macaroni & Cheese? No way!


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