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Wonder Woman

It’s the start of a new research theme! The Gal Pals are talking woman in cartoons and Dr. Leah Leach gets us started with the weird and wonderful history of Wonder Woman. Learn about why she was created, what her powers are, and what her 2 weaknesses are. It will all surprise you! 

Show Notes & Extras

  • New Research Theme!
  • The Gal Pals this month are Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and Denise Jaeckel.
  • “Don’t do the math!” – Bonnie
  • CLARIFICATION: Jeannette Rankin was the first female Congresswoman. She was from the state of Montana.
  • Katie got a new dog!
  • Denise is back!
  • Wonder Woman Camp! July 1-31 online.
  • Uhura Training Academy is complete. Watch our videos here.
  • Leah’s 1 Cool Cartoon Thing is Wonder Woman!
  • Wonder Woman has been in print since 1941
  • Created by William Moulton Marston (pen name Charles Marston)
  • Movie Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (IMDB)
  • Documentary Wonder Women and the Untold Story of American Superheroines (Gal’s Guide Library)
  • William educational consultant for (what was to become) D.C. Comics
  • Themes of Wonder Woman in the comics
  • There was A LOT of bondage
  • Origin Stories
  • Leah gets frustrated with Steve Trevor
  • “The mascara”
  • Gal Gadot movie Wonder Woman (IMDB)
  • Wonder Woman’s powers & abilities
  • Wonder Woman’s weaknesses
  • What happens when you fully embrace your feminine power?
  • Boob jiggle comic is in the images section below
  • Wonder Woman’s weapons
  • CORRECTION: Wonder Woman 1984 is slated to release October 2 (IMDB)
  • Wonder Woman (2017) is the highest grossing movie ever directed by a woman!
  • Black Widow movie
  • Mulan live action movie
  • “The summer of women…oh wait!”
  • Women written by men
  • Rape background troupe needs to stop



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