Wonder Woman fan and Mother, Carmela Lane

Trace the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.

Independent Lens: Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines, Monday at 10 p.m. on PBS 6.