Many of you might know her as one of the premier superheroines of American culture.
Said themes included Wonder Woman being rewritten into a bastard child of Zeus and the Amazons were framed as a society of unrepentant rapists and murderers. The article link above goes into detail regarding how Azzarello revealed over the centuries the Amazons propagated by finding sailors they could have sex with, rape them in order to conceive children, and then kill the sailors when they were finished.
If was male, they were disposed of moments after birth.
This was something Wonder Woman apparently never knew before dealing with the Greek God Hephaestus, who took in the abandoned Amazon sons and spared their lives. Rucka has Wonder Woman deliver commentary on the wrongness of the New 52 version of her homeland Themyscira, calling the island a parody of her home.
The only conceivable reason why she got tied up so much during the Golden Age was because she enjoyed it. The logic here was the prisoners needed to submit to loving authority in order to become better people.
Even when other writers downplayed the bondage angle in Amazon culture, no one went to the lengths Azzarello did. It takes a character whose culture was both sexually liberated and civilized and turns it into a culture sustained by rape and misandry.
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It diminishes Wonder Woman as a feminist icon by making her hypocritical. Optional code.
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