As Paradise Island sinks into the sea, Wonder Woman’s investigation leads her to an alien vessel. Once inside, she is confronted by a strange interdimensional being and is forced to perform three great feats in order to save her sisters, who are trapped in a bubble. The catch? She’ll have to shed her Wonder Woman costume and succeed as simply Diana Prince in order to set them free.
There was once a time when Aquaman and Wonder Woman were to be married. For political reasons, it made perfect sense: with their powers combined, together they could conquer the world. But when Diana’s mother was killed by an Atlantean, Wonder Woman and Aquaman’s alliance was broken and the two became mortal enemies.
1) Alien menaces
2) Mysterious underwater creatures
3) Unexpected visitors from other worlds
4) An unsolved kidnapping
5) An international special forces team
6) All of the above
Think you know the answer? Find out this October when the second issues of the Justice League and Young Justice group titles in DC Comics’ The New 52 are published.
Last week, we showed you all the covers for the 1970’s books in this summer’s RETROACTIVE series.
Today, take a look at all the covers for the 1980’s books:
DC RETROACTIVE: SUPERMAN – THE ‘80s cover by Dan Jurgens, Livesay, & Carrie Strachan.
Two ancient and fabled civilizations: the Amazons and the Atlanteans. Two restless souls: the Atlantean King Arthur and Princess Diana of the Island of Themyscira.
FLASHPOINT: WONDER WOMAN AND THE FURIES by writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, penciler Scott Clark and inker Dave Beaty tells the story of the arranged marriage of Arthur and Diana. It's a tragic tale of betrayal and violence. Issue one is on sale tomorrow. Hey now, who doesn't love a royal wedding?
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On Tuesday, we made the announcement in USA Today that DC was undertaking a historic renumbering of 52 superhero titles across the line, starting with JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 by our superstar creators Geoff Johns and Jim Lee.
FLASHPOINT: SECRET SEVEN #1 comes to us from a distinguished creative team indeed. Peter Milligan is the writer of many acclaimed titles, notably SHADE THE CHANGING MAN, the cult classic published by Vertigo in the ‘90s.