WONDER WOMAN – PROTECTING THE WORLD FROM SPACE MONSTERS AND SUPER VILLAINS FOR OVER SEVENTY YEARS!

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With the recent announcement of a full-length Wonder Woman movie as well as the character’s upcoming appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) I got thinking about when I first became aware of the world’s most iconic female superhero. Like many other Space Monsters readers my interest in Wonder Woman really took hold once the BBC began screening the popular TV series starring Lynda Carter back in the seventies – an adaptation which proved so popular that it is still being shown today, currently on the Horror Channel in the UK. I then began collecting the DC comic book and discovered that Wonder Woman’s initial appearance was in All Star Comics #8 way back in 1941!

Controversially, the first images of the new Wonder Woman (to be played by Gal Gadot) show her in a rather drab costume looking more like TV’s Xena Warrior Princess than the Amazonian superhero we’ve come to know and love. Gone are the iconic red, white and blue colours only to be replaced by a dull and generic-looking leather outfit. When asked her opinion of the new costume original Wonder Woman actress Lynda Carter said:

“Well, I was missing the red, white and blue, I have to say… I don’t know. I haven’t seen it yet, so I really can’t comment. Maybe there’s a lot more color in it than what we saw in the picture.”

I guess we’re just going to have to wait and see but in the meantime Space Monsters magazine is working on coverage of the original television series as well as the TV movie from 1974 starring Cathy Lee Crosby.

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MORE SCI-FI GUESTS ADDED TO WYNTERCON! STAR WARS! SPACE:1999! RED DWARF!

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WynterCon is coming and sci-fi fans are in for even more treats as the guest list gets bigger and bigger! Star Wars villain Darth Vader (Dave Prowse M.B.E.) has joined the WynterCon crew alongside fellow Star Wars and Space:1999 actress Pam Rose! Jamie Anderson, the son of legendary TV producer the late Gerry (Thunderbirds, UFO, Space:1999) Anderson will also be attending and so will Red Dwarf star Robert Llewellyn

You’ll also be able to meet Robert White, the upcoming artist currently putting the finishing touches to the new Titan Defender Pushka comic book (coming soon!); Virginia Hey, the sexy star of Farscape and Mad Max II; actor Julian Seager (Doctor Who, Thor 2, Atlantis, Guardians of the Galaxy); James Payton (Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixCaptain America: The First Avenger) and GirlForce stars Francoise Pascal (Mind Your Language, The Iron Rose) and Dani Thompson (Serial Kaller, Bad Moon Rising, Fragments of Fear).

For a complete list of WynterCon guests and information on how to buy tickets please check out the WynterCon website HERE!

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