Is it true that earlier Wonder Woman comics reflected sexual undertones repressed by the creator of the comic?
Yes, it would appear so but it’s still under debate whether or not it was done as an outlet for Dr Marston’s own sexual fantasies. “Images of men putting women into bondage commonly appeared on the covers of Sensation Comics and Wonder Woman from 1942 to 1947. In Wonder Woman issue #3, it is Wonder Woman herself who takes the dominant side, tying other women up, and, in one memorable scene, dressing them up in deer outfits and chasing them through the forest, only to tie them up later and display them on a platter. This subtle, yet identifiable, sexual subtext to the book has been noted by comic book historians, who have debated whether it was an outlet for Dr.