A Golden Thread - An Unofficial Critical History of Wonder Woman
A critical history of Wonder Woman, from her 1941 debut as an avatar of William Moulton Marston's feminist bondage utopia to her present day status as the most famous feminist icon in the world. More
For over seventy years Wonder Woman has been one of the most popular and recognized comic book characters in the world. Now, for the first time, A Golden Thread presents a detailed critical history of the character. From her origins as a World War II-era avatar of William Moulton Marston’s vision of a feminist bondage utopia to the present day, this book looks closely at seven decades of Wonder Woman comics alongside her appearances in television and film. Through her many highs and many lows, this book traces the unlikely story of the world’s most popular feminist character.