I Wonder What a Woman Is: a Superheroine Subject to the Male Gaze

An early issue of “Wonder Woman” where her bracelets are bound by male war criminals
Stills from “Wonder Woman” (1975) pilot episode
Ep. 1 costume with skirt which is immediately discarded (left); Main season 1 costume (middle); Main season 3 costume (right): the bottom is cut higher to further pronounce the hips and thighs, the “neckline” is lowered and the breasts are pushed up
Stills of Amazon warriors from “Wonder Woman” (dir. Patty Jenkins, 2017)
Stills of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in “Wonder Woman” (2017)
Brooke Ence (blonde) and another actress in their “Wonder Woman” costumes (left) and in their “justice League” costumes (right)
A group of actresses in their “Wonder Woman” costumes (left) and in their “Justice League” costumes (right)
“Wonder Woman” (1975) promotional posters (left); “Wonder Woman” (2017) promotional posters (middle); “Justice League” promotional image (right)
Stills from “Wonder Woman” (left) and “Justice League” (right)
Gif of slow-mo shot in pilot episode of “Wonder Woman” (1975)
Gifs of slow-mo shots from “Wonder Woman” (2017)
Still from “Justice League” (2017)

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One and a half degrees in Cinema Studies from NYU and this is the most productive thing that’s come of it.

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One and a half degrees in Cinema Studies from NYU and this is the most productive thing that’s come of it.

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