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On Wonder Woman and Amazons

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Posted March 26, 2012

Kelly Thompson and Colin Smith offer two related criticisms of Wonder Woman #7. Thompson asks, “Is the Destruction of the Amazons the Destruction of Feminism in DC Comics?” And Smith writes, “Of all of the flak fired up to obscure the mean-spirited, thick-headed sexism of Brian Azzarello’s script for Wonder Woman #7, the most stubbornly effective has been the claim that his recasting of DC’s Amazons is true to the warrior women’s mythic roots.”

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