Wonder Woman Wednesday

Wonder Woman Wednesday (114)

Greetings, fellow Amazons. Welcome to another thrill-seeking edition of Wonder Woman Wednesday.

A while back, I interviewed Ethan Van Sciver about his work on the new Wonder Woman digital first series, Sensation Comics. Sensation was, and continues to be, one of the comics I look forward to the most. It has an open story frame and allows creators to do different takes on everyone's favorite heroine, Wonder Woman. Last week's Sensation #47 contained the third part of a three-chapter story pitting Wonder Woman against Superwoman written by Barbara Randall Kesel entitled "Besties." I've always loved the character of Superwoman and was thrilled to see her go up against Diana for this awesome tale.

Welcome to another week of Wonder Woman Wednesday. One of the great things about being a Wonder Woman fan is meeting others that are as passionate about Wonder Woman as you are. This week we are offering something a little different.

Warning! Spoilers below!

In my review for Bombshells #1 last week, I lamented the absence of Wonder Woman from what I thought was going to be a Batwoman-centric tale. The Gods of Olympus must have heard my prayers, as Wonder Woman takes center stage in the latest installment of Bombshells.

*Please note that this article is an opinion-editorial.


Welcome, fellow Amazons, to another thrilling installment of Wonder Woman Wednesday. This week, we take a decidedly introspective look at Wonder Woman. Why do we love her so? What is it about the amazing Amazon that continues to inspire us 75 years after William Moulton Marston created her? What instills Wonder in our heart? Why are there legion of "Wonder Disciples?" Cult? Obsession? Religion? Let's take a look, shall we, at the Zen of Wonder Woman.

Famed comics writer Grant Morrison raised a small stink recently when talking about his long-awaited, forthcoming Wonder Woman: Earth One original graphic novel, which is beautifully illustrated by Yanick Paquette.  The OGN is part of a series of DC graphic novels offering "fresh," "modern" takes on some of their most iconic characters. Superman and Batman have already had the treatment, naturally. So much for ladies first, but I guess Morrison's tome is so epic that Rome, or in this case Paradise Island, wasn't built in a day.

By now, we've all seen trailer for Batman V Superman which was revealed at San Diego Comic-Con. If you aren't one of the 23 million-plus views that happened over 2 days, consider yourself "spoiler" warned.

*Please note that this article is an opinion-editorial.


This is the week that geeks all over have been waiting for. This is the week that Comic-Con takes over the San Diego Convention Center. Cosplayers will "cos," gamers will "game,"  SDCC Exclusives will "exclude"- yet very few actual comic books will be found at the biggest comic book convention in the country, but that's another story entirely.

*Please note that this article is an opinion-editorial.


Welcome back to another exciting edition of Wonder Woman Wednesday! The 1981 cult classic, Mommie Dearest, starring Faye Dunaway as "not so Mother of the year Joan Crawford," has been on my mind lately, so I thought this week we would explore the extremely complex mother/daughter relationship between Diana and her mother, dead yet again Queen Hippolyta.

*Please note that this article is an opinion-editorial.


Last week here at Wonder Woman Wednesday, we talked about the iconic nature of Wonder Woman's star-spangled panties. Hot on the heels of my blog, the most recent issue of Wonder Woman was released under the watchful eye of the writer/artist, husband/wife team of David and Meredith Finch. Ahem . . . The most recent issue debuted a new costume, because no one demanded it. Diana, a badass Amazon, is now covered from head to toe in a horribly designed, aesthetically unappealing bastardization of the iconic outfit that endeared legions of fans in the 1940s.

Welcome back to another week of Wonder Woman Wednesday. This week, I invite you to show us your underalls as we discuss Diana's star-spangled panties. Really? Indeed.

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