THE AMAZONS ARE TRAINING ON THE ISLAND!!!! On this very special episode of Buffering the Vampire Slayer, Jenny, Kristin, and Wonder Woman aficionado Heather Hogan dig into Diana, Themyscira, and the shockingly deep feminist roots of this DC character. This week we're discussing Wonder Woman!
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HEATHER HOGAN'S SUGGESTED ADDITIONAL WONDER WOMAN READING:
Wonder Woman history books:
+ Wonder Women: Unbound, by Tim Hanley
+ The Secret History of Wonder Woman, by Jill Lepore
Wonder Woman's best Greek Mythology arcs:
+ Wonder Woman: The Golden Age Omnibus/The Wonder Woman Chronicles
+ Wonder Woman Vol. 2, #1-24 (1987)
+ Wonder Woman: Eyes of the Gorgon (1987)
+ Wonder Woman: Earth One (1996)
+ Wonder Woman: Year One (1997)
Wonder Woman comics that focus on mythology and run into Batwoman:
+ Wonder Woman: Blood collects issues 1-6 of Wonder Woman's run in the New 52 (2012)
+ Wonder Woman: Guts collects issues 7-12 (2013)
+ Batwoman: Elegy (collects Wonder Woman's Detective Comics run, first run after comes out at as a lesbian)
+ Batwoman: Hydrology (collects Batwoman 1-6, first issues of her solo comic)
+ Batwoman: To Drown the World (collects Batwoman 7-12)
+ Batwoman World's Finest (collects 13-17, the Wonder Woman tag-team, and WW's engagement to her girlfriend)