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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Thoughts on Wonder Woman

I'm really looking forward to Straczynski on Wonder Woman. I rather enjoyed his Thor (barring my issues with his Tony Stark portrayal) and I absolutely LOVED Babylon 5 (except the last season).

I think he has a very good grasp of mythic, which doesn't necessarily work with say Spider-Man, but should work very well with Wonder Woman. And he's always done a very good job of showing the varied types of strength in female characters. In Delenn and Ivanova, he was able to highlight the ambassador and the warrior, so it'll be interesting if he can pull them together in Diana.

Actually, the Londo fan in me REALLY wants to see him do the Greek gods. That should be fascinating.

5 Comments:

  • At March 10, 2010 9:45 AM, Blogger Empath said…

    Not too familiar with his wrk, but looking forward to the new run of Wonder Woman nonetheless.

     
  • At March 10, 2010 4:52 PM, Blogger LurkerWithout said…

    Enh. His recent DC work has been pretty dire. And lets not get into the Twelve. Still, I've got a good deal of fondness for his early comics stuff like Rising Stars (ignoring some dreadful delays) and Midnight Nation...

     
  • At March 10, 2010 5:55 PM, Blogger Your Obedient Serpent said…

    Amusingly, I'm watching Season 5 of Babylon 5 as I write this. It holds up better the second time around.

    I haven't always been thrilled with JMS's comic book work, but I do seem to be one of a small handful who liked his work on Spidey (though I've only read the earliest stuff). I thought the Spider-totem idea made , especially since Joe pointed out how many of Spidey's adversaries were ALSO totems.

    I can't wait to see what he'll do with Diana.

     
  • At March 11, 2010 2:05 PM, Blogger Scott said…

    His work on "The Brave and the Bold" was awful enough to guarantee that I won't be wasting money on his run on "Wonder Woman." It's depressing that they kicked Simone off the book in favor of that hack. :/

     
  • At June 26, 2011 9:51 AM, Anonymous Levitra 20mg said…

    My favorite. wonder woman is my all time fav.

     

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