Where’s Wonder Woman?

My love of Wonder Woman began with the 1970s Saturday morning cartoon, Superfriends. She wielded a magic lasso, flew around in an invisible jet, and wore some pretty kick-ass boots. I mean, what’s not to love?

When I was a kid, superheroes were often the inspiration for my annual Halloween costume and Wonder Woman was a clear, if somewhat obvious choice. If memory serves, I made several repeat performances as Batgirl and Wonder Woman on chilly October nights. Continue reading


The Dark Knight Rises: Batman Through the Years

Christian Bale in “The Dark Knight Rises”
Photograph: Allstar/Warner Bros/Sportsphoto Ltd (Source)

So this week I had a fantastic time hanging out with my sister and her boyfriend in Whitby, Ontario and we had a Batman mini-marathon starting with “The Dark Knight” in preparation for seeing him “Rise”. I confess that I didn’t remember a lot about “The Dark Knight” other than Heath Ledger’s artful and disturbing performance as the Joker and that it was action packed. The plot itself was a little muddy in my mind now four years later and, because Christopher Nolan’s series is intended as one continuous story, it was good that I had the refresher. Continue reading