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Wonder Woman Wednesdays: Sensation Comics #16

Sensation Comics #16 is both the most offensive and the most entertaining plot that Marston has written in a while. There was a lot of heart-and-soul in this comic. It’s essentially a romantic-comedy with a spy-catching thriller stuck in there … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Wednesday: Sensation Comics #15

Sensation Comics #15 is a very convoluted tale. Mostly, it’s a story about how Diana almost reveals her secret identity to Steve Trevor. I feel like Marston read a Superman comic book about Lois almost finding out about Clark-Superman and … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Wednesday: Wonder Woman #3, part 4 of 4

Paula may have reformed last story from Wonder Woman #3, but now she has to prove that her devotion to Wonder Woman is true. And it is literally a trial by fire. But first, Colonel Darnell is distressed that his … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Wednesday: Wonder Woman #3, part 3 of 4

Wonder Woman #3 contains the origin of Paula Von Gunther. Or at least how and why she became a Nazi spy. It also made me angry. But it’s really hard to stay mad at a comic book where Wonder Woman … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Wednesday: Wonder Woman #3, part 2 of 4

After Diana’s Day on Paradise Island, this tale was a little lackluster. Perhaps the most interesting comment which Marston makes is that while the Amazons may be better at working on rehabilitation than American prisons, neither can keep Baroness Paula … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Wednesdays: Wonder Woman #3 part 1 of 4

Marston decided that Diana and Etta wouldn’t just hang around Canada capturing Nazis for the holiday season. Instead, the women take off to Paradise Island. But not before some shenanigans. Eve Brown and Dorothy Lord are arrested as spies, and … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Wednesdays: Sensation Comics #14

Just when you thought Wonder Woman couldn’t be more wacky, Sensation Comics #14 is told from the point of view of Abies Balsamea, a fir tree. His pals call him Fir Balsam. And he wants you to know that he … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Wednesdays: Sensation Comics #13

In spite of my criticisms of William Moulton Marston’s writing of Golden Age Wonder Woman — the racism, the sexism, and how he puts his fetishes on display in comic targeted toward children — I’ve always felt that he had … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Wednesdays: Wonder Woman #2, part 4 of 4

In this tale from Wonder Woman #2, Wonder Woman is defeated by Mars’ Earl of Conquest. Okay, she’s not really defeated, but almost. At least, she winds up back on Mars. Conquest understands Wonder Woman’s Achilles’ heel, which is that … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Wednesdays: Wonder Woman #2, part 3 of 4

In this tale from Wonder Woman #2, Deception promises to recapture Wonder Woman for Mars after Greed comes back a failure. He promises to play Wonder Woman for a fool, and truthfully, he made a pretty good play with Wonder … Continue reading

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