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* AlliterativeName: '''W'''onder '''W'''oman. This also worked on her Spanish name, '''M'''ujer '''M'''aravilla.

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* AlliterativeName: '''W'''onder '''W'''oman. This also worked on her Spanish name, '''M'''ujer '''M'''aravilla.'''M'''aravilla and even for the Romanian translation, '''F'''emeia '''F'''antastica from ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague''.


She was created in 1941 by psychologist William Moulton Marston (then an educational consultant to DC Comics) along with his wife Elizabeth Holloway Marston, as a deliberate counterpoint to the all-male stable of "''Übermenschen''" published by DC at the time. Marston was remarkably free of the era's usual prejudices about and disdain for women, and intentionally designed the character to embody his image of an idealized strong, unconventional and independent female. The character first appeared in ''All-Star Comics'' #8 (December, 1941).

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She was created in 1941 by psychologist William Moulton Marston (then an educational consultant to DC Comics) along with his wife Elizabeth Holloway Marston, as a deliberate counterpoint to the all-male stable of "''Übermenschen''" published by DC at the time. Marston was remarkably free of the era's usual prejudices about and disdain for women, and intentionally designed the character to embody his image of an idealized strong, unconventional and independent female.woman. The character first appeared in ''All-Star Comics'' #8 (December, 1941).


* DoubleStandardRapeDivineOnMortal: Subverted during Creator/GeorgePerez's run, Pan[[note]]Well, ''actually'' a {{Mole}} sent by [[Characters/GLOtherVillains the Manhunters]][[/note]] managed to focus Zeus' attentions on Wonder Woman, still a naive young woman. Zeus put [[https://multiframe.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/screen-shot-2015-04-03-at-1-56-37-pm.png rather direct moves on Wonder Woman]], and royally pissed him off when she refused harshly, and attempted to rape her -- in front of her mother Hippolyta no less. Despite the fact that Diana and Hypollita both worship Zeus as the head of the Greek pantheon, they both call him out.

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* DoubleStandardRapeDivineOnMortal: Subverted during Creator/GeorgePerez's run, run. Pan[[note]]Well, ''actually'' a {{Mole}} sent by [[Characters/GLOtherVillains the Manhunters]][[/note]] managed to focus Zeus' attentions on Wonder Woman, still a naive young woman. Zeus put [[https://multiframe.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/screen-shot-2015-04-03-at-1-56-37-pm.png rather direct moves on Wonder Woman]], and royally pissed him off when she refused harshly, and attempted to rape her -- in front of her mother Hippolyta no less. Despite the fact that Diana and Hypollita both worship Zeus as the head of the Greek pantheon, they both call him out.


* DoubleStandardRapeDivineOnMortal: During Creator/GeorgePerez's run, Pan[[note]]Well, ''actually'' a {{Mole}} sent by [[Characters/GLOtherVillains the Manhunters]][[/note]] managed to focus Zeus' attentions on Wonder Woman, still a naive young woman. Zeus put [[https://multiframe.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/screen-shot-2015-04-03-at-1-56-37-pm.png rather direct moves on Wonder Woman]], and royally pissed him off when she refused harshly, and attempted to rape her -- in front of her mother Hippolyta no less.
-->'''Wonder Woman:''' Please, Lord Zeus -- do not force yourself upon me! Though I live to serve you -- I am not your '''''toy'''''!

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* DoubleStandardRapeDivineOnMortal: During Subverted during Creator/GeorgePerez's run, Pan[[note]]Well, ''actually'' a {{Mole}} sent by [[Characters/GLOtherVillains the Manhunters]][[/note]] managed to focus Zeus' attentions on Wonder Woman, still a naive young woman. Zeus put [[https://multiframe.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/screen-shot-2015-04-03-at-1-56-37-pm.png rather direct moves on Wonder Woman]], and royally pissed him off when she refused harshly, and attempted to rape her -- in front of her mother Hippolyta no less. \n Despite the fact that Diana and Hypollita both worship Zeus as the head of the Greek pantheon, they both call him out.
-->'''Wonder Woman:''' Please, Lord Zeus -- do not force yourself upon me! Though I live to serve you -- I am not your '''''toy'''''!'''''toy'''''!\\
'''Hypollita''': Your cruel son Heracles showed me such "respect"...I shall not allow his father to trifle thus with my only daughter!


* [[ShootingSuperman Shooting Wonder Woman]]: Maybe a sniper would have a chance, but most goons like to stand directly in front of her before shooting at her.

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* [[ShootingSuperman Shooting Wonder Woman]]: Maybe a sniper would have a chance, but most ShootingSuperman: Most goons like to stand directly in front of her before shooting at her.her, regardless of the well-known fact that she can block bullets, and is just as super-durable as Superman besides.

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* SignatureInstrument: During UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks, Wonder Woman's gal pal and fellow Nazi hunter Etta Candy played a sousaphone, which she used on at least two occasions to seem beneath notice before pouncing on and attacking Nazi spies.



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* ''ComicBook/JusticeLeague''
** ''ComicBook/GrantMorrisonsJLA'' (1997 - 2006)
** ''ComicBook/{{Justice League|2011}}'' Vol 2 (2011 - 2016)
** ''ComicBook/JusticeLeagueNoJustice'' (2018)
** ''ComicBook/JusticeLeague2018'' (2018 - present)


The Spirit of Truth. The Princess of the Amazons. TheHeart of Franchise/TheDCU.

'''[[TropeCodifier The]]''' [[ActionGirl Female]] {{Superhero}}.

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The Spirit of Truth. The Princess of the Amazons. TheHeart of Franchise/TheDCU.

Franchise/TheDCU. '''[[TropeCodifier The]]''' [[ActionGirl Female]] {{Superhero}}.


* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Diana's mission in new story arc.

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* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Diana's mission in new story arc.''Wonder Woman: Odyssey''.

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* SwissArmySuperpower: In the earlier (Pre-Crisis/Silver Age) comics the titular heroine's emblematic lasso served as more than a vaguely fetishistic lie-detector. Over the course of a DC Showcase anthology she used it as an impromptu propeller, an emergency roller coaster track extension, an electrical conduit, another propeller, a [[ThisIsADrill drill]], and some sort of sonic dinosaur repellent. She also used it occasionally to actually snag things. Specifically, [[SerialEscalation a nuclear missile, all of Paradise Island, and a lightning bolt]].


As part of the Comicbook/DCRebirth initiative, Creator/GregRucka returned to write ''Comicbook/WonderWomanRebirth''. His run attracted notice for being the first in the main DC continuity to depict Diana as in a relationship [[BiTheWay with another woman]].[[note]]This writing decision was partly the result of Rucka seeing the character as representative of universal love for all humanity, regardless of gender, and partly because he thought it was the most logical explanation for how Diana could seemingly know all about love, sex, relationships, and marriage [[FridgeLogic despite growing up on an island]] populated [[LadyLand entirely by women.]][[/note]] Also, for the first time in three decades, Diana and Steve Trevor are officially a couple in mainstream continuity again.

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As part of the Comicbook/DCRebirth initiative, Creator/GregRucka returned to write ''Comicbook/WonderWomanRebirth''. His run attracted notice for being the first in the main DC continuity to depict Diana as in a relationship [[BiTheWay with another woman]].woman.[[note]]This writing decision was partly the result of Rucka seeing the character as representative of universal love for all humanity, regardless of gender, and partly because he thought it was the most logical explanation for how Diana could seemingly know all about love, sex, relationships, and marriage [[FridgeLogic despite growing up on an island]] populated [[LadyLand entirely by women.]][[/note]] Also, for the first time in three decades, Diana and Steve Trevor are officially a couple in mainstream continuity again.

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*** ''Film/ZackSnydersJusticeLeague'' is a director's cut of the above that revisits the creation of the team in a different manner.

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** Villainous example with the Cheetah's mantle being passed on from Priscilla Rich to Debbi Domaine.

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* EvilerThanThou: Wonder Woman considers the second Cheetah "far worse than Priscilla Rich" because all Priscilla "cared about was personal revenge on her imagined enemies" while the new Cheetah sees "the whole world as her enemy".


** ''ComicBook/WonderWomanNumberOne'' (1942)


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* ''[[ComicBook/WonderWomanNumberOne The Origin of Wonder Woman]]'' (1942)

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