The Great Women Superheroes

Trina Robbins, Author
Trina Robbins, Author Kitchen Sink Press $21.95 (224p) ISBN 978-0-87816-481-3
Reviewed on: 07/29/1996
Release date: 08/01/1996
The most famous female superhero is Wonder Woman, created in 1940 by a William Moulton Marston, a psychologist who also happened to invent the lie detector. But superheroines like the Blonde Phantom (1946); Ultra Violet (1947) and Miss Masque (1946) have long been forgotten. Trina Robbins (A Century of Women Cartoonists) resurrects the story behind these early characters and introduces a new generation of superheroines and their creators in The Great Women Superheroes (Kitchen Sink, $21.95, ISBN 0-87816-481-2; cloth $31.95 -482-0)
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