Wonder Woman #612 review

World’s worst gods. That’s what Diana’s had in the last several years. If they’re not trying to kill or rape her, Wonder Woman’s supposed patrons are abandoning her, leaving the playing field at the first sign of a challenge. It’s happened again, we learn this month, as the Olympians stand revealed as the shadowy figures […]

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Wonder Woman #610 review

Diana wakes up in a hospital bed, meets Dr Etta Candy, Nurse Diana Prince, Dr Steve Trevor and Mrs Mavis Infodump. Actually, it’s Myra Clotho, but it might as well be Mrs Mavis Infodump, as she tells Diana in tremendous detail that the life she’s living is indeed a pretence. Diana’s greatest enemy has changed […]

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Wonder Woman #609 review

‘Every era somehow finds a way to create you.’ So says Dr Psycho to Diana in a spot of meta-commentary after showing her a series of lives which, he claims, she once lived. We see Diana as the blind leader of a city of outcasts, a pirate queen, an African princess; life after life until […]

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Wonder Woman #608 review

It’s looking bad for Diana as the Odyssey storyline resumes. The Amazons in their townhouse temple have been slaughtered, and the killers have her in their sights. After seeing off her remaining sisters, Artemis, Cheetah and Giganta pile on the Amazon princess. Mid-battle, the Oracles from the early part of J Michael Straczynski’s arc appear […]

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Wonder Woman #607 review

Talk about most improved comic. Wonder Woman this month continues the Morrigan’s campaign to turn – or kill – Diana, with the threat of the minotaur unleashed. It details the assault of Artemis, Giganta and Cheetah on the Amazons’ supposed safehouse. And it has Diana teach her sisters the true meaning of being an Amazon. […]

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Wonder Woman #606 review

Ah, now this issue is going to be controversial … or not. On the one hand, one of the most popular characters in the Wonder Woman mythos meets a sticky end. On the other, well, it’s ‘only’ an alternate world story. Of course, we don’t know what elements of the Odyssey storyline will bleed back into […]

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Wonder Woman #604 review

The Burning Man fights Diana, his attempts at boring her to death with his long, tedious backstory having failed. A montage breaks out and Diana announces she’ll gladly die in battle if she takes him, the Amazons’ tormentor, with her. Don’t do it, cries the unexpected ghost of her mum, Queen Hippolyte. Do not darken […]

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