Thursday, April 11, 2013

Wonder Woman – A Woman’s Touch – Shaun Richens.


1. Int a holding cell in Arkham Asylum. BATMAN sits across a stainless steel table from The Riddler.

The Riddler has his hands tided behind his back. His head tilted to one side a gleeful smile spread across his face.

RIDDLER: Oh my dear Bats, I never expected you to be so stumped.

RIDDLER: It’s a shame you can’t play the hero, instead you’re just a chump.         

2. Tight shot on the thick cell door.

SFX: Knock knock.

3. Close up on the Riddler. His head now up straight, his face has narrowed, he’s annoyed, mad even. His smile has vanished.

RIDDLER: An uninvited quest to our private party?

RIDDLER: This is a game for just us two.         

4. Cut to a close up on Batman.

BATMAN: Enough of the games Nigma.

5. Batman has opened the cell door. Standing in the doorway is DIANA PRINCE (Wonder Woman)

Diana is wearing a smart and fashionable pantsuit. The suit is black, but her blouse and heels are a deep shade of red. She holds her hands together in front of her; her lasso hangs between her hands.

BATMAN: It’s time for the truth.


  1. I love the idea of Diana as a private operator on Batman's hire. You really nail the psychological aspect that is very much in line with Moulton-Marston's work.

    General question out there: I was a HUGE fan of the Bruce/Diana courtship that went on in JLA a few years ago. Anyone else feel the same?

    Neat stuff, Shaun.

    1. Ray - Yes. A hundred times yes. I really miss that undercurrent in the New 52.

  2. I like this idea and obviously, as RA points out, it ties in with Moulton-Marstons real life work.

  3. Glad you liked the idea boys. I loved that worth of wonder woman in a more gritty environment where strength and gender didn't matter just solving a crime.

  4. Like most everyone else, I really like the idea, but I'm not sold on your choice of villain. Riddler feels a little too whimsical and out there for my taste. I almost feel like switching him out for someone like the Mad Hatter would make a bit more sense based on the dialogue.


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