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Mikel Midnight

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Ancient One

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Subj: Re: It's not looking good for the Wonder Woman movie
Posted: Tue May 02, 2017 at 02:02:49 pm EDT (Viewed 147 times)
Reply Subj: Re: It's not looking good for the Wonder Woman movie
Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 at 05:58:41 pm EDT (Viewed 212 times)

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    And 30 years? You mean, you didn't like Diana as a character from 1986-2011? May I ask what you didn't like?

Just a round number I threw in there. I haven't read a great deal of Wonder Woman since Perez left the book which was what, '91 or '92? But I wasn't impressed by what I did read. I don't think any of the post-Perez writers handled her with much nuance. She seemed to lose her charm, to become more severe, and that was the start of the slippery slope that led to her being portrayed as a warrior, using a sword and killing.

I admit that as repellent as Morrison's WW E-1 was in countless ways, he absolutely got right in presenting the character's humanity and compassion as central motivators. I had hopes if the series had developed the awkwardness of the origin would have been left behind and the character may have gone on to appear in some interesting stories.

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