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    So The Evolution Of Wonder Woman Over The Last 70 Years Is Pretty Surprising

    "Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman. you're a wonder, Wonder Woman."

    SO. The new Wonder Woman movie is breaking records and has fans totally stoked.

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    But! Her look has actually changed quite a bit throughout the years. I mean, she's 70 years old, so she's transformed quite a lot over the decades.

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    The first Wonder Woman comics appeared in 1942 — and she was depicted wearing cowboy boots and shorts looking patriotic AF.

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    One great early piece of dialogue: "How thrilling! I see you're chaining me to the cookstove. What a perfect caveman idea!" YAS GIRL.

    By the early '50s, her boots were replaced by gladiator sandals, her hair had grown longer, and her shorts shorter.

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    By the mid-'50s her hair was back in a tight victory-roll style again.

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    PAUSE FOR THIS EXTREME COVER.

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    "I've got to remove this mask — before it explodes." I mean, same.

    In the '60s she was forced to walk a tightrope in heels — because the patriarchy, duh.

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    OH also, she's carrying past and future versions of herself, so cool.

    In the late '60s and early '70s there was a whole period when the focus was put on Wonder Woman's alter ego Diana Prince, and she was featured in a bunch of ~groovy~ white outfits.

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    She was also a part of the Super Friends animated series, which ran from 1973 until 1986.

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    In 1974, before the famous Lynda Carter Wonder Woman series of the '70s, there was a TV movie version starring semi-pro tennis player Cathy Lee Crosby and Ricardo Montalban. SHE WAS BLONDE.

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    Like, what?

    Less than a year later, Lynda Carter played Wonder Woman in a television show that lasted three seasons.

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    All of us:

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    In 2009, there was an animated movie, with WW in a VERY high cut leotard.

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    And in 2011, Adrianne Palicki (that's Tyra from Friday Night Lights) played WW in a TV pilot that never got made into a show.

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    It didn't get picked up but she's still wearing a nice bustier, so.

    Which brings us back to present-day Gal Gadot-kicking-ass-Wonder Woman.

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    And obviously there's been a million iterations of WW in cartoon form, too.

    May we all aspire to such impressive levels of badassery.

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