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It’s not as if fighting for justice, truth, and peace was ever practical in a star-spangled swimsuit [armored or not].  But it appears that one of my favorite icons is getting a makeover courtesy of the brains behind Babylon 5.  I always did appreciate the complexity he wove into that series, but that doesn’t make me particularly enthusiastic about how he’ll treat Wonder Woman.  Initial reports are that the Amazons and their homeland are getting the axe [again], and that seems like cutting off the mythology at the knees.

F’goshsakes — the kink was supposed to be bondage [for character-building purposes], not mutilation. <sigh> O tempore, o mores! [Alas, I can’t say that in Themiscyran…]

Geeky Admission: Given that the architecture of Themiscyra was always on the classical Greek model, part of the fun was imagining if they’d have the missing documents of Aristotle and the Sophists hiding somewhere in their library…

And of course, this discussion wouldn’t be complete without some link love to GayProf’s essay on this subject.

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