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The new Wonder Woman can't keep up with Lynda Carter? [poll]

June 30, 2010 |  1:41 pm

New Wonder Woman costume sketchHey, Wonder Woman -- Lynda Carter didn't need no stinkin' pants. 

Or leggings.

Or whatever the DC Comics folks are calling the bottom half of the 69-year-old lady superhero's new urban-hip getup, designed by DC co-publisher and "X-Men" artist Jim Lee.

"What woman only wears one outfit for 70 years?" writer J. Michael Straczynski said on DC Comics' the Source blog. What woman doesn’t accessorize? And more to the point, as many women have lamented over the years … how does she fight in that thing?"

Well, perhaps she uses a stunt double, dear.

Wonder Woman Lynda Carter with her stunt double

That's Carter at the far right, with stunt double Jeannie Epper in an undated photo, rocking the late-'70s TV version of the costume, designed by Donfeld.

Make sure to vote in the poll below. Fans of Wonder Woman Classic, hot pants and all, are interested to know ...

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photos: Wonder Woman's new look, top left, in an image released June 30, 2010, by DC Comics; Lynda Carter, far right, with stunt double Jeannie Epper. Credits: DC Comics / Reuters, top left; Con Keyes, right.

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