“A woman from a foreign land wrapped in the American flag coming to defend and protect the values of a world her people turner their back on because she saw something worth saving.”

If you don’t know the rich and complex history of Wonder Woman, you should. This five minute video offers a look at her origin as a comic character shaped by first-wave feminist ideologies through her cultural evolution as one of the most iconic characters in the world.

And for those of you who want to dive in deep to her history, we highly recommend The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore