On the podcast we frequently speak about women in comics, which in some ways mirrors the larger conversation happening in geek culture at the moment. In the realm of comic books, a lot of that conversation focuses on the “war of women” that has been going on over at DC comics the past couple of years.
A friend of the show recently posted a link on her blog which I found very interesting. I feel it gets to the heart of why pairing Wonder Woman with Superman furthers the sexist nature of comics and demeans both characters:
I recommend you check it out, and if you’re interested in a more in depth look at the origin of Wonder Woman—as well as some other thoughts regarding how monumentally awful this whole debacle is—you should check out that first link above.