OK, let’s just come out and say it: Wonder Woman is the most famous heroine of all time. No offense to the Lara Crofts, Buffys, or Disney princesses of the world, but none of them have been plastered on as many magazine covers, adorned as many T-shirts, or sold the countless comics, dolls, and action figures that Wonder Woman has. The full package of beauty, brains, and brawn, she’s been a feminist icon since her star-spangled intro in 1941.
Wonder Woman is Princess Diana of the immortal Amazons from Greek mythology. When army pilot Steve Trevor crashes on the warriors’ secluded island paradise, Diana wins the right to escort him home and make her people known to the world. Entering our cynical world for the first time, there’s a lot she must wrap her head around, especially our ways of war, hate, and, well… dating. Helping her are her superhuman strength and speed, as well as the trademark bulletproof bracelets, but it’s probably her Golden Lasso of Truth most people really wish they had.
Torn between a mission to promote peace and her own warrior upbringing, Wonder Woman fights evil while hoping to unlock the potential of a humanity she doesn’t always understand.
newDC Comics Essential Reads: JLA
Each week, DC Comics will be releasing a free—that's right, FREE—digital comic book issue featuring a sample chapter from one of our 25 Essential Graphic Novels as well as sample pages from the 2014 Essentials catalog. This week: JLA #1!
newBATMAN AND ROBIN #40
Damian’s powers have been a source of concern to Batman – and it’s only a matter of time before he’s called up to the big leagues!
newINJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR THREE #12
The “Year of Magic” comes to its stunning conclusion as John Constantine must make a fateful decision. But where will this leave Batman and his allies?
newINFINITE CRISIS: FIGHT FOR THE MULTIVERSE #9
A new adventure begins for Prime Batman and his band of heroes from across the multiverse.
newSUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #17
It’s a bloody showdown as Circe and Magog attack the power couple! And the outcome will bring about a major change in Kal and Diana’s relationship.
newINJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR THREE #11
It’s magic versus magic and hero versus hero as events race to their tragic conclusion!
newSENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN #8
Teenaged Diana comes to Man’s World and discovers a “Wonder World” where she makes new friends.
Where do worlds go when they die?