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[–] Samhain 24 points Edited

The two examples are really interesting choices. The original artist for Wonder Woman was a newspaper cartoonist named H.G. Peter. He thought of himself as a feminist ally and actually drew pro-suffrage cartoons. He drew the above Wonder Woman. The man who drew the Catwoman cover, Jim Balent, went on to publish and draw "soft-core erotica."

Fun fact - The little stamp on the Catwoman cover means that the Comic Book Code Authority deemed that comic book acceptable for all ages.

Excerpts from Comic Code 1989:

Character portrayals will be carefully crafted and show sensitivity to national, ethnic, religious, sexual, political and socioeconomic orientations.

Costumes in a comic book will be considered to be acceptable if they fall within the scope of contemporary styles and fashions.