DC Comics Trademarks Wonder Woman's Lasso Of Truth. Shame They Couldn't Use It On Clinton Or Trump.

95a958a60025d9e881dfaec0a5c22c90DC Comics has just registered a trademark for "Lasso Of Truth" and "Wonder Woman's Lasso Of Truth" for the following items,

PLASTIC LICENSE PLATE FRAMES, SLEEPING BAGS, PLASTIC CAKE DECORATIONS, NON-METAL KEY CHAINS, CHAIR PADS, CORKS FOR BOTTLES, PICTURE FRAMES, PILLOWS AND SEAT CUSHIONS, BOOSTER SEATS, INFANT WALKERS, BASSINETS, HIGH CHAIRS, HAND-HELD FANS, DECORATIVE MOBILES, SOFT-SCULPTURE WALL DECORATIONS

GLASS, CERAMIC AND EARTHENWARE GOODS, NAMELY, BOWLS, PLATES, COFFEE CUPS, AND CUPS; BEVERAGE GLASSWARE, NAMELY, JUGS, MUGS AND DRINKING GLASSES; SUGAR AND CREAMER SETS; INFANT CUPS; COOKIE JARS; CERAMIC, GLASS AND CHINA FIGURINES; TOOTHBRUSHES; NON-ELECTRIC COFFEE POTS NOT OF PRECIOUS METAL; LUNCH BOXES; LUNCH PAILS; WASTEPAPER BASKETS; ICE BUCKETS; PLASTIC BUCKETS; SHOWER CADDIES; CAKE MOLDS; SERVING UTENSILS, NAMELY, PIE SERVERS, CAKE TURNERS, SPATULAS, SCRAPERS, AND CAKE SERVERS; CANTEENS; PLASTIC COASTERS; THERMAL INSULATED CONTAINERS FOR FOOD OR BEVERAGES; COOKIE CUTTERS; CORK SCREWS; WATER BOTTLES SOLD EMPTY; DECANTERS; DRINKING FLASKS; GARDENING GLOVES; RUBBER HOUSEHOLD GLOVES; AND DINNERWARE, NAMELY, PAPER PLATES AND PAPER CUPS; DRINKING STRAWS; BARBECUE MITTS; OVEN MITTS; POT HOLDERS

TOYS AND SPORTING GOODS, INCLUDING GAMES AND PLAYTHINGS, NAMELY, ACTION FIGURES AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR; PLAYSETS FOR ACTION FIGURES; TOY FURNITURE; PLUSH TOYS; BALLOONS; BATHTUB TOYS; RIDE-ON TOYS; PLAYING CARDS AND CARD GAMES; TOY VEHICLES; DOLLS; FLYING DISCS; ELECTRONIC HAND-HELD GAME UNIT; GAME EQUIPMENT SOLD AS A UNIT FOR PLAYING A BOARD GAME, A CARD GAME, A MANIPULATIVE GAME, A PARLOR GAME AND AN ACTION TYPE TARGET GAME; STAND-ALONE VIDEO OUTPUT GAME MACHINES; SLOT MACHINES; GAMING EQUIPMENT, NAMELY, SLOT MACHINES WITH OR WITHOUT VIDEO OUTPUT; JIGSAW AND MANIPULATIVE PUZZLES; PAPER FACE MASKS; SKATEBOARDS; ICE SKATES; WATER-SQUIRTING TOYS; BALLS, NAMELY, PLAYGROUND BALLS, SOCCER BALLS, BASEBALLS, BASKETBALLS; BASEBALL GLOVES; SWIMMING FLOATS FOR RECREATIONAL USE; KICKBOARD FLOTATION DEVICES FOR RECREATIONAL USE; SURFBOARDS; SWIM BOARDS FOR RECREATIONAL USE; SWIM FINS; TOY BAKEWARE AND TOY COOKWARE; TOY SETS; TOY SNOW GLOBES; SNOW GLOBES; PAPER PARTY HATS; CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS; GAME EQUIPMENT SOLD AS A UNIT FOR PLAYING PARLOR-TYPE COMPUTER GAME; PAPER PARTY FAVORS; COSTUME MASKS AND TOY MASKS; AMUSEMENT PARK RIDES

ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES, NAMELY, PROVIDING ONLINE VIDEO GAMES, PROVIDING ONLINE COMPUTER GAMES, PROVIDING TEMPORARY USE OF NON-DOWNLOADABLE VIDEO GAMES; VIDEO AND COMPUTER GAME SERVICES, NAMELY, PROVIDING TEMPORARY USE OF NON-DOWNLOADABLE VIDEO AND COMPUTER GAMES PROVIDED ON-LINE FROM A COMPUTER NETWORK; ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES IN THE NATURE OF LIVE-ACTION, COMEDY, DRAMA, ANIMATED, AND (A) REALITY TELEVISION SERIES; PRODUCTION OF LIVE-ACTION, COMEDY, DRAMA, ANIMATED AND (A) REALITY TELEVISION SERIES; DISTRIBUTION AND DISPLAY OF LIVE-ACTION, COMEDY, DRAMA AND ANIMATED MOTION PICTURE THEATRICAL FILMS; PRODUCTION OF LIVE-ACTION, COMEDY, DRAMA AND ANIMATED MOTION PICTURE THEATRICAL FILMS; THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES BOTH ANIMATED AND LIVE ACTION; PROVIDING INFORMATION VIA AN ELECTRONIC GLOBAL COMPUTER NETWORK IN THE FIELD OF ENTERTAINMENT RELATING SPECIFICALLY TO GAMES, MUSIC, MOVIES, AND TELEVISION; PROVIDING NON-DOWNLOADABLE FILM CLIPS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND OTHER MULTIMEDIA MATERIALS FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES VIA A WEB SITE; PROVIDING NEWS ABOUT CURRENT EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT, AND INFORMATION RELATED TO EDUCATION AND CULTURAL EVENTS, VIA A GLOBAL COMPUTER NETWORK; AND PROVIDING ENTERTAINMENT INFORMATION FOR AND ACTUAL ENTERTAINMENT VIA AN ELECTRONIC GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK IN THE NATURE OF LIVE-ACTION, COMEDY, DRAMA AND ANIMATED PROGRAMS AND PRODUCTION OF LIVE-ACTION, COMEDY, DRAMA AND ANIMATED MOTION PICTURE FILMS FOR DISTRIBUTION VIA A GLOBAL COMPUTER NETWORK; PROVIDING A COMPUTER GAME THAT MAY BE ACCESSED BY A TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK; AND ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING SERVICES, NAMELY, PUBLICATION OF TEXT AND GRAPHIC WORKS OF OTHERS ON-LINE FEATURING ARTICLES, NOVELIZATIONS, SCRIPTS, COMIC BOOKS, STRATEGY GUIDES, PHOTOGRAPHS AND VISUAL MATERIALS; NON-DOWNLOADABLE ELECTRONIC PUBLICATIONS IN THE NATURE OF BOOKS FEATURING CHARACTERS FROM ANIMATED, ACTION ADVENTURE, COMEDY AND/OR DRAMA FEATURES, COMIC BOOKS, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, STRATEGY GUIDES, MAGAZINES FEATURING CHARACTERS FROM ANIMATED, ACTION ADVENTURE, COMEDY AND/OR DRAMA FEATURES, COLORING BOOKS, CHILDREN'S ACTIVITY BOOKS AND MAGAZINES IN THE FIELD OF ENTERTAINMENT; AMUSEMENT PARK(S) SERVICES; PROVISION OF ENTERTAINMENT IN THE NATURE OF AMUSEMENT PARK RIDES; PRESENTATION OF LIVE OR PRE-RECORDED SHOWS AND/OR MOVIES; ENTERTAINMENT AND/OR RECREATION INFORMATION; ENTERTAINMENT CLUB SERVICES; ELECTRONIC GAME(S) SERVICES PROVIDED VIA A GLOBAL COMPUTER NETWORK; PROVIDING OF CASINO AND GAMING FACILITIES; ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES IN THE NATURE OF FILM DISTRIBUTION AND ORGANIZATION OF FILM EXHIBITION

Get your Lasso Of Truth Barbeque Mitts here! And yes, sadly nothing about use in an election. But I guess it does enlighten us as to what on earth this Wonder Woman Prop is going to be.

DC Comics are doubling down on the Lasso being the big thing rather than the bracelets, the plane or the tiara.

I guess after this current runaround, we could all do with a little more truth…

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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