Super Hero Speaker – #208: Captain Themyscira: The First Leaguer

This week the guys sit down and give Wonder Woman their full service, we mean review. Wonder Woman is the best movie in the #DCEU to date, and it’s more than just being the tallest midget. And at the height of their ecstasy for Gal Gadot as Princess Diana, Ben makes an announcement that breaks all our hearts. So sit back and enjoy!

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ARP – 06 – Wonder Woman Gods and Mortals

DC comics rebooted their continuity in 1986 with Crisis on Infinite Earths. Wonder Woman was killed in the mini-series and her book was not restarted until 1987. Join Dylan and John as they review and react to the first story arc from the reboot of Wonder Woman. Issues 1-7 give Wonder Woman’s origin as well as follow her as she tries to save the world from Ares’ evil plan.

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Talking Points




  • A bit of sexism (Etta has to demand a weapon from Michaelis #5)
  • Who was going to stop the Soviets from firing their missle?
  • Ares’ plan (nuclear war)



  • Merging the Greek Mythology into Wonder Woman’s origins.
  • Wonder Woman figuring out how to use her powers.
  • Wonder Woman having to learn English
  • Re-design of Col. Trevor and Etta Candy



  • Grounding of the story in the cold war
  • Wonder Woman not being a founding member of the Justice League
  • William Moulton Marstan
  • Bondage and symbolism



Join us on September 22nd for a supplemental covering some major comics news that has come out recently from Marvel and DC.


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