As you may or may not have noticed, the nerd world celebrated Wonder Woman’s 75th birthday yesterday. While this is technically incorrect (she didn’t appear in comic books until December 1941), the celebration was tied to her appointment as an honorary U.N. ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls. Unsurprisingly, the move sparked a backlash, proving that William Moulton Marston’s superheroine is as controversial as ever.
Though I certainly understand the reasons for the criticism, as a recent Wonder Woman convert, I still wanted this week’s “Nerd Alert” to honor Princess Diana of Themiscyra. As such, all of the links below are Wonder Woman-related. Enjoy! Read More