She doesn’t occupy the story for long, but I couldn’t help but be fascinated with young Diana in Wonder Woman. The only child on an island of adults, her childhood would be unlike any other in history. What would that be like? Something tells me it wouldn’t go smoothly, and after reading Jill Thompson’s original graphic novel, WONDER WOMAN: THE TRUE AMAZON, it’s clear I’m not the only Wonder Woman fan who feels that way.
With the release of today’s eleven new Convergence titles, we’ve reached the climactic final week of this unprecedented world-shattering—sorry, make that worlds-shattering comic book event. With all of reality unraveling, it’ll fall on a collective of heroes from all eras and avenues of the DC Universe to do what they can to save our existence. Will they be able to do it? What sort of universe will await us when it’s all over?
The second of three standalone “Times Past” issues in this 12-part maxiseries, THE SHADE #8 travels back in time to turn-of-the-century France. And collaborating with writer James Robinson on this special issue is fan-favorite SANDMAN artist Jill Thompson.
Last week’s issue of THE SHADE saw the ultimate showdown between Shade, La Sangre and Montpellier against The Inquisitor in Barcelona. So where will our protagonist’s journey take him next? Turn-of-the-century France!