Eric Molinsky knew he wanted to be a public radio producer by the tender age of 32. He had been hooked on Studio 360 while sitting in his cubicle along Sunset Boulevard, drawing storyboards for Rugrats. Finally it was time to stop annoying his fellow animators with his lunchbreak theories about the cultural zeitgest, and he moved back East to hook up with the Studio 360 crowd.
Bring Back Wonder Woman
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 06:00 AM
In September, DC Comics rebooted all of its main story lines, wiping the slate clean for the best-known superhero titles. Each starts over at issue #1. Fans were puzzled as Wonder Woman came back as a horror comic, fighting supernatural ickies rather than putting bad guys in the place.
It’s been a tough year for Wonder Woman. NBC’s much-anticipated pilot, written by David E. Kelley and starring Adrianne Palicki, was not picked up for broadcast. And she sat in Hollywood purgatory while B-list guys (Thor, Green Lantern) had their moment in the spotlight. With women now at 50% or more of the workforce, why is the only female superhero with any clout in semiretirement? Studio 360’s Eric Molinsky looks at the skeletons in Wonder Women’s closet.
Slideshow: Wonder Woman Through the Ages