Superchicks: A guide to TV's Wonder Woman and Isis

Superchicks: A guide to TV's Wonder Woman and Isis

by Billie Rae Bates


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They remain television icons to this day ... Lynda Carter's stunning primetime Wonder Woman and Joanna Cameron's Saturday-morning Isis, inspiring a generation of females growing up in the 1970s by their strength, beauty, smarts and grace. Debuting within two months of each other in 1975, they were the first two female superheroes to have their own live-action American TV shows, captivating millions of viewers with a magical spin and an "Oh, mighty Isis!"Longtime classic-television analyst BRBTV presents your fun reference guide to both the "Wonder Woman" and "Isis" series in one jam-packed volume, SUPERCHICKS. You'll learn all kinds of zany facts as you relive the moments, go behind the scenes, and even hear from many individuals involved in the shows, such as "WW" story editor Anne Collins-Ludwick and prime stuntgal Jeannie Epper, as well as all three principal stars of "Isis," Cameron, Brian Cutler and Joanna Pang Atkins.SUPERCHICKS takes the feature stories and episode synopses of the "Wonder Woman" and "Isis" BRBTV Reports on Kindle and adds a whole lot to them for each show: cast list, character guide, full text of the original BRBTV interviews with cast and crew, notable behind-the-scenes quotes, merchandise guide and more. The volume follows the format of the other books in the BRBTV fact book series to serve as an at-your-side reference guide and analysis of these beloved classic TV shows. Author Billie Rae Bates is an avid fan who watched these shows voraciously when they originally aired in the '70s, and it shows!From the same place you'll find guides to "Dallas," "Dynasty" and "The Dukes of Hazzard" comes this fact book any fan of "Wonder Woman" or "Isis" will enjoy, even complete with a luscious cover design by talented artist Dale Cuthbertson! To learn more about BRBTV or see the other books and reports, visit

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781480250468
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/04/2012
Pages: 314
Sales rank: 1,108,381
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

A journalist of both print and broadcast, Billie Rae Bates has been a professional writer and editor for more than two decades, including 10 years in the daily newspaper industry in Detroit; Saginaw, Mich.; and Wausau, Wis. She's written three novels, two of which are set in Detroit, as well as the BRBTV series of fact books and reports, which cover the primetime soaps "Dynasty" and "Dallas," the action-adventure hit "The Dukes of Hazzard," the daytime soap "Santa Barbara," and a host of animated and kids' series. Since 2006, she's kept up a news blog focusing on these classic TV shows, and she's also blogged for and the She's the creator, writer and photographer of two yearlong photo essays, the much-discussed "My Mother's Clothing" and "The Inexplicable Lives of Dolls."

A graduate of Michigan State University's School of Journalism, Bates' work over the years has included interviews with all manner of actors and other Hollywood pros for the BRBTV products, as well as many artists and writers in the comics industry for her on-camera work for the TV shows "Comics Continuum" and "Fantastic Forum."

Bates is a Michigan native now living in Washington, D.C. You can visit her official site at, as well as the home page for BRBTV at

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