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I think most people are uncomfortable with ANY woman who owns her own sexuality, without apology.
That seems to be the history of Wonder Woman. What Marston created was troublesome for DC & once he was gone they eradicated as much of it as possible. Successive writers have either made her almost sexless, despite the costume, or turned her into the contemporary male ideal of female sexuality. That usually has little to do with women & more of a pubescent idea of what women want, think about or need. I can't say I'd be able to provide a true feminist, female perspective, but I'd try a hell of a lot harder than anything I've seen of late.
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1. Its internal logic has not kept pace with reality. Between the archaic defunct gender stereotyping, through the concept of love & soul mates as a fundemental force, rather then a biological system of chemical interactions. An the idea of love being pure, but half the population being flawed lower species, didn't help either.
2. The idea of WW as a personification of an ideal, rather then just a character on her own.
This is kind of silly. Nobody thinks Marston was actually right about the optimal form of interaction between the sexes. That's not really the point. Morrison is pointing out that the types of themes that Marston dealt with are something that have been basically abandoned in Wonder Woman stories ever since he stopped writing the book, not that he decided that Marston was right about stuff.
To the extent that I understand what it means that the Wonder Woman character hasn't "kept pace with reality," that's incorrect. Obviously the character can't be a carbon copy of what she was in 1941 anymore than Grant Morrison's Superman is a direct lift of the 1938 version of the character. There's a lot that the character can say about relevant themes.
time for WW to step down off her sophmore level soap box & get her hands dirty with the rest of her contemporaries. Until that happens WW is always going to be that character in the trinity that no one wants to set a narrative around.
I wish Morrison would take over WW when Azzarello leaves.
He was a straight up science fiction character, influenced heavily by John Cater of Mars. This idea that Jesus is this archetyple saviour character is a purely bible belt conciet, that is both factually wrong & historically wrong, since Supermans creators were jewish. Its as likely to be a jesus analogue as it is to be a allah analogue.