Thursday, July 01, 2010

Wonder Woman Gets A Make-Over

After all these years, Wonder Woman finally gets a make-over. The new Wonder Woman looks like a modern day Barbie doll, but she's lost the swimsuit, and the "rippling" muscles:

The new costume will almost certainly be better received than the curveball thrown Wonder Woman in 1968, when she lost her powers, dressed mod and practiced martial arts. It took the attention of no less than Gloria Steinem to protest the change, and to help get the Amazon back into her star-spangled duds. Ms. Steinem went on to use Wonder Woman, resplendent in red, white and blue, on the cover of the first issue of Ms. magazine in 1972. A cover line proclaimed, “Wonder Woman for President.”