Invented by a psychologist with a love of bondage, Wonder Woman has become an all but forgotten superhero. Now Grant Morrison, writer of Batman and Superman, is hoping to resurrect the Amazonian. The Scot explains her appeal to Laura SneddonGlasgow, the late 1970s. A woman is busy cranking out copies of her teenage son’s latest creative work on an old copier, blissfully unaware that they will one day be collector’s items. The boy is called Grant Morrison and a faded copy of this old fanzine, called The White Tree, recently sold on eBay for more than £100.”It’s ridiculous!” laughs Morrison, who went on to be the writer of comic strips Batman, Superman and The X-Men, among others. “The first one was printed on, you know, those Banda copiers.” He smiles. “It was steampunk technology. They did weird copies that came out in blue ink. It would fade over time. Every subsequent issue [of The White Tree] was done by my mum, up in the typing pool. She’d do like 150 issues of this thing. But honestly, all I really remember of that magazine is that I drew a barbarian girl on the cover of issue three. And she had a …read more

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