Wonder Woman was a breakthrough character for DC Comics in that she was a (gasp) woman! Since her debut in 1941, she's been a symbol of a woman's power, although a problematic one, having been written and drawn by men for a male audience. And even so, she got the short end of the stick in pop culture.
Nevertheless, Wonder Woman persevered. And she will finally get a theatrical movie this summer. Learn the history of Wonder Woman in this video from kaptainkristian. -via Tastefully Offensive