Here's A Surprising Look At How Much Wonder Woman Has Changed Through The Years

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

PAUSE FOR THIS EXTREME COVER.

PAUSE FOR THIS EXTREME COVER.

"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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Like, what?

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

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

All of us:

All of us:

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

May we all aspire to such impressive levels of badassery.

May we all aspire to such impressive levels of badassery.

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