Last edited by Eyeswithoutaface; 12-10-2013 at 12:36 AM.
"Perfection... sometimes it's our worst enemy. I tried to be perfect once... decided to just try to be better. Found a good way to start that... is by accepting who you are."
I've supported Occupy and am HARDLY "rabidly pro-American". However, the comments and attitudes alluded to by wagthedog come across as smug in their critiques. I'm a lot more open to the dialogue people here seem to want about America's flaws when it doesn't come from a phony sense of superiority.
Who needs CoTM when you can have a Skullie?
I am Tangent Man! I do not care!
And with WW, i'd have less of a problem with her wearing the flag if she looked good. She doesnt, which compounds the logical issues.
Last edited by Dr. Hurt; 12-10-2013 at 06:45 AM.
And i dont think i am asking to take a deuce on her when i ask that she gets a better suit.
From the start she was tied to the war via Steve Trevor and the US military. Her secret ID was as a US army nurse. She came to America because a US pilot crashed on her shores.
America and WWII were integral to her origin. The costume given to her by her mother after she won the Contest was designed to be American and to reflect the fact that Diana was entering man's world as an American ally.
The problem comes with CoIE when they retconned her out of existence and had to update the origin. Now that idea no longer applies, but originally it was the entire point of the Amazons sending someone to represent them.
Yes, i know about the origin. But what about every other story after that? WW never had that "avatar of America" role that Superman and Cap had in universe.
In doing so, Cap maintained his 'patriotic soldier/All American' identity, but Diana's faded.
Cap I get why and hows he can genuinely be the patriot of the comicbook world today, since he is a time capsule like Jonah Hex is right now.
Diana on the other hand, with the COIE reboot broke all the old patriotic ties she had with the US. Her uniform was that way because of Diane Trevor's marks, and she only went to the US because of Trevor (as I remeber) and not because he claimed the US was the best place to be from an ideological standpoint.
If Snyder goes with something like this Greek battle dress look (which I think is very likely) then WW can still rock the iconic red and blue, and the eagle motif without automatically associating it with the American flag, especially if they use stylized stars versus star-spangled. The bottom line for me is no royal would ever wear the flag of any foreign country, maybe not even their own country. Soldiers are the closest thing we have to patriotic superheroes and no uniform in any branch of the US military wears red, white and blue with eagles and stars.
This is also another reason to tie her to her gods or have it be a natural color for warriors in Paradise Island.
Is another outfit.