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Rather, Eden was this world’s childhood, where the chaos was organized by naming, by language, and the transgression was more focused. In fact, just as Eve is called the ﬁrst woman, her sin, the ingestion of knowledge, is called the original one. So perhaps it is no accident, after all, that she appears in Genesis and that I have appropriated that name for the ﬁrst section of this study. Notes 1. It turns out my fears had a more sound historical basis than the general ethos of the ’50s. Wonder Woman and I were both born in 1941.
Like Priscilla Rich, Psycho is given a personal—indeed, a psychological—motivation for his villainy. He is a short, notably funny-looking guy (drawn by Harry Peter to resemble his own carica44 genesis ture of Nazi culture and propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels), who, years ago, was deserted by his pretty ﬁancée in favor of a notably handsome man, who also frames Psycho for his crime. The psychologist remains enraged at her choice of masculine beauty over (his) brains and seeks revenge not only on the particular pretty faces that betrayed him, but on all womankind, described by him in contemptuous and degrading terms.
Coexisting with these archvillains is a series of malevolent, woman-hating industrialists and the misogynist shrink Dr. Psycho. Like Priscilla Rich, Psycho is given a personal—indeed, a psychological—motivation for his villainy. He is a short, notably funny-looking guy (drawn by Harry Peter to resemble his own carica44 genesis ture of Nazi culture and propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels), who, years ago, was deserted by his pretty ﬁancée in favor of a notably handsome man, who also frames Psycho for his crime.