The San Diego Comic-Con begins this week, that celebration of all things comic (and television, and movie, and video game…) and the San Diego Convention Center will be filled to the rafters with fans, gawkers and cosplayers, many of whom are portraying their favorite comic book characters, from DC, Marvel and independent comic book companies.…
Girls, are you ready to change the world? No, really. You can — and you’ll hardly be alone. Just take a look at the Hey Girl, What Have You Done Lately? Tumblr for inspiration. There’s Wonder Woman, that Amazonian warrior princess who always gets the bad guys — and can hold her own in the über-male world of superheroes. (Not to mention Lynda Carter, the strong and beautiful actress who played her.) And let’s not forget Julia Child, who singlehandedly elevated the level of American cuisine while inventing the concept of celebrity-chef TV star.
From the archives, here’s a piece of correspondence where cartoonist Harry G. Peter sent over a couple concept sketches to Wonder Woman creator William Moulton Marston. Marston’s response is in red ink at the bottom.