The Problem with a Hollywood Steve Trevor

I conceded that the Wonder Woman movie was doomed the moment I heard that they cast Chris Pine as Steve Trevor.

Despite DC Comics’ continued negligence of the biggest female superhero of all time—perhaps related to DC’s policy that the Group Editor who oversees her and Superman’s books can’t work in the same department as women, lest he sexually assault them—the company has recently made a number of efforts to bring her love interest—but an otherwise tertiary character—Steve Trevor into the spotlight. This has included him founding the government agency A.R.G.U.S with Amanda Waller in the New 52 and his appearances in recent DC animated movies, including Throne to Atlantis.

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