The new 52-Wonder Woman isn't as hot

#1 Posted by comicdude23 (11399 posts) - - Show Bio

as Pre-52 Wonder Woman. Don't know why, she's too pale and her costume makes her look less hot.

#2 Posted by Imagine_Man15 (1801 posts) - - Show Bio

Personally, I've never found any version of Wonder Woman hot. I mean, she isn't ugly or anything, she just has never struck me as particularly attractive either.

That being said, I do like the look of the New 52 Wonder Woman better than the previous one. Then again, I like EVERYTHING about the New 52 Wonder Woman better than pre-Flashpoint (speaking in regards to her solo title, her portrayal in Justice League has been up and down). I know a lot of long-time fans disagree with me on that, but as someone who never really cared about Wonder Woman before the reboot, that's how I feel.

#3 Posted by Lvenger (19042 posts) - - Show Bio

She's more graceful than hot. More of an all rounder as looks go IMO.

#4 Posted by 4_color_image (218 posts) - - Show Bio

The current version is by far my favorite since I discovered Wonder Woman in the mid 1970s. I think she is quite hot!

#5 Posted by Video_Martian (5645 posts) - - Show Bio

I've always preferred Wondy with curves...

#6 Posted by ragdollpurps (15572 posts) - - Show Bio

I think you mean that you just haven't liked the way artists have depicted her since the reboot... because she essentially looks the same as she did before, only with a few very minor changes to her costume... I know Cliff Chiang depicts women to be more angular, but that's just his art style, not a change in her body type. Also, the paleness of her skin is just something that going to vary with colorists.

#7 Posted by BlackArmor (6136 posts) - - Show Bio

Physically I haven't noticed much difference that can't be attributed to the artist

#8 Edited by confirukia (219 posts) - - Show Bio

I dont know in the new 52 i prefer girls who atleast looks decent and can keep their chest in side their outfit.Thats why i like supergirl

to me the hot superheroes look is sooo overated

#9 Edited by Wboy (442 posts) - - Show Bio

Really? I actually think she looks better. The Justice League she looks really really good. Her own comic is less though she's a bit..i dunno bloated i guess. So far there aren't any of those manly drawings of her LOL.......some artists take the whole "defined face" thing and go WAAAAY too far.

#10 Posted by divingfalcon713 (282 posts) - - Show Bio

I like how she looks now. She has a more streamlined appearance in terms of her costume that goes well with the reboot and the fact that she's younger now. Plus, I really like the new somewhat darker color scheme. I actually love the way Cliff Chiang draws her. She doesn't look fat to me, but muscular: something I felt was lacking from many artists' representations of her. I've said it before and I'll say it again, if you can juggle tanks, you need to look like that's plausible. I'm all for making her beautiful (something which Chiang still accomplishes), but she's strong so she should look so as well.

#11 Posted by TheCannon (18250 posts) - - Show Bio

@Wboy said:

Really? I actually think she looks better. The Justice League she looks really really good. Her own comic is less though she's a bit..i dunno bloated i guess. So far there aren't any of those manly drawings of her LOL.......some artists take the whole "defined face" thing and go WAAAAY too far.

@Wboy said:

Really? I actually think she looks better. The Justice League she looks really really good. Her own comic is less though she's a bit..i dunno bloated i guess. So far there aren't any of those manly drawings of her LOL.......some artists take the whole "defined face" thing and go WAAAAY too far.

This.

#12 Posted by Sovereign91001 (4175 posts) - - Show Bio

@divingfalcon713 said:

I like how she looks now. She has a more streamlined appearance in terms of her costume that goes well with the reboot and the fact that she's younger now. Plus, I really like the new somewhat darker color scheme. I actually love the way Cliff Chiang draws her. She doesn't look fat to me, but muscular: something I felt was lacking from many artists' representations of her. I've said it before and I'll say it again, if you can juggle tanks, you need to look like that's plausible. I'm all for making her beautiful (something which Chiang still accomplishes), but she's strong so she should look so as well.

Bingo.

#13 Posted by Katie24 (488 posts) - - Show Bio

@BlackArmor said:

Physically I haven't noticed much difference that can't be attributed to the artist

This.

#14 Edited by fodigg (6146 posts) - - Show Bio

I've never thought of WW as "hot". I don't know why. It'd be like thinking Superman or Batman was "hot", by which I don't mean she's "one of the guys" but rather, an icon of strength who should be beautiful, but not the type of beauty you gawk at. Of course, the guys who grew up watching the old television show would come into my shop and basically nostalgically reminisce out loud to me how many boners they used to get watching Lynda Carter prance about in a WW costume. So some different perspectives on that.

Come to think of it, maybe that's why I never found her hot. Because frequently old sweaty guys would talk about their baby boners to me when the topic of Wonder Women would come up.

As for the new 52, I don't like how she's drawn in Justice League but I like her in her solo title.

#15 Posted by MrShway88 (655 posts) - - Show Bio

Almost every female in comics is attractive physically. What makes them hot is the personality. The way they react to situations that define them with a unique attractive quality. This is what makes comicbook females truely attractive. Example: Cassandra Cain (Batgirl) is attractive to me because she is a ****ing awesome fighter and very loyal to those she works with. She also doesn't talk first and then kick butt, in fact be barely talks, but instead gets the job done. As for Cassie Sandsmark (Wonder Girl), I find her annoying and too sunny. Both women are attractive but their personality makes them either more or less attractive in one's opinion. Wonder Woman is no exception. If one follows her story and enjoys her as a character then they will find her more attractive. Although if you are just talking about a physical form of attraction then wait for a new artist.

#16 Edited by Shotgun (900 posts) - - Show Bio

Wonder Woman doesn't care if you find her hot or not.

Its stupid how fans can only care about the looks of certain characters, and care less about their other attributes. Do you read Batman because you want to tap that ass?

#17 Posted by Rumble Man (11119 posts) - - Show Bio

@Shotgun:

That comment goes to nightwing, and bruce is no fat slouch either

#18 Posted by Shotgun (900 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rumble Man: At least people know that there is more to Nightwing than his tight buns.

#19 Posted by Rumble Man (11119 posts) - - Show Bio

@Shotgun: riight

#20 Posted by warpgirl (52 posts) - - Show Bio

I never really found her hot. I mean, yes, she has always had a great body and a skimpy costume, showing even more skin than Power Girl depending on who draws her... but she always seems completely devoid of any sexuality. In her original story she was a statue brought to life... and that's always how I've seen her.

#21 Posted by x_29 (2274 posts) - - Show Bio

So?

#22 Posted by BumpyBoo (8101 posts) - - Show Bio

@mr.obvious said:

I've always preferred Wondy with curves...

Dang right! (high fives mr.obvious)

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#23 Posted by Video_Martian (5645 posts) - - Show Bio

@BumpyBoo said:

@mr.obvious said:

I've always preferred Wondy with curves...

Dang right! (high fives mr.obvious)

(high fives BumbyBoo back) ;)

#24 Posted by icysloth (1305 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't really likes Cliff Chiang's art. I think it makes her unattractive.

#25 Posted by Bruxae (13076 posts) - - Show Bio

I dont know about hotness, havent thought about it.. But I do prefer the new 52 look over the old one!

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#26 Posted by Crash_Recovery (850 posts) - - Show Bio

@comicdude23 said:

as Pre-52 Wonder Woman. Don't know why, she's too pale and her costume makes her look less hot.

Wonder Woman doesn't exist to look "hot", dude.

If hotness is your concern, then her book isn't for you.

#27 Posted by theTimeStreamer (2841 posts) - - Show Bio

lee cant draw ww worth of spit

#28 Posted by Noctis (1396 posts) - - Show Bio

I like her new look more, though I would have preferred that they kept her with the pants. 

#29 Posted by ComicMan24 (147042 posts) - - Show Bio

It's just the art style.

#30 Posted by TDK_1997 (14642 posts) - - Show Bio

That's because of the art style.

#31 Posted by LeonardDreiberg (41 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think "Hotness" is the point. Wonder Woman has always been about embodying all the best traits of the female gender- yes that includes beauty. If hot is what you want over inspiring you can always pick up Lady Death or Playboy, not that I have anything against either. said it best, the hipster snark just takes away some of the impact of his brilliance for me.

#32 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Stupidity is universal.

So long as she's written well and the arts good, I'll read her.

#33 Posted by Wboy (442 posts) - - Show Bio

@Lvenger said:

She's more graceful than hot. More of an all rounder as looks go IMO.

No.

But if you're talking about those weird manly ones fro time to time...eh

For how long that she's existed and the many kinds of drawings and artists that have been drawn her I guess there's a lot of impressions to.

#34 Posted by sethysquare (3843 posts) - - Show Bio
Pre new 52
new 52
#35 Posted by SCORPIO_CASSADINE (727 posts) - - Show Bio

@LeonardDreiberg: Hotness is the point. She was created to be a feminist icon but also drop dead gorgeous. "As beautiful as Aphrodite" is part of her origin statement and a fundamental part of her character. She was made to combine goodness, strength and intelligence with beauty and femininity.

Let's be real here, in the New 52 most of the women that were hot previously have been downgraded from 10's to 7's in order to make female readers more comfortable with the medium. Power Girl, Supergirl, Phantom Lady and Poison Ivy are the most prominent examples of this, but most of the female characters have been affected.

As for Wonder Woman, under Chiang's pencils she's not as voluptuous as she was when someone like the Dodsons were drawing her. She's not as feminine as when Aaron Lopresti drew her, and like Chiang he too drew her with as few curves as possible. She's a lot more plain, but part of the problem is the sharp and pointy nature of the new costume, combined with the coldness of the silver. It's off-putting. She's less of a fantasy and just not as warm and welcoming as she was before.

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