Why Wonder Woman is Worthy, and Captain Marvel is Not

The Zack Snyder cut of Justice League began streaming online a few days ago. It inspired me to reflect on how different the DC and Marvel Cinematic Universes are. I find one difference particularly striking: how they portray their super-powered female leads. I am referring, of course, to DC’s Diana Prince (aka Wonder Woman) and Marvel’s Carol Danvers (aka Captain Marvel). The cinematic portrayal…

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