Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Wonder Woman to Lose Lingerie Look

From Carina Adly MacKenzie

After 69 years of running around in a bustier and hot pants, Wonder Woman is finally getting a change of clothes.

DC Comics has revised the Wonder Woman outfit that Lynda Carter rocked, and yes -- Wonder Woman will now be wearing pants.

In a time when Barbie Dolls' clothes are getting tinier and tinier, it's sort of refreshing to see the iconic superhero's clothes get less revealing.

The new ensemble, which includes a studded denim jacket, a red top, and liquid leggings that Lindsay Lohan would totally approve of, was designed by DC co-publisher and "X-Men" artist Jim Lee, who says that he wanted Wonder Woman to "look strong without screaming, 'I'm a superhero'" according to the New York Times.

Aside from the pants, the most notable change is the lack of traditional patriotic imagery. "The original costume was the American flag brought to life," Lee says. "This one is a little more universal.