Wonder Woman #40 review

This one, as they say, has it all – giant serpent gods, Washington DC in flames, the return of Etta Candy and Steve Trevor, a surprise guest star and five very naughty boys. The story sees Diana investigating when something big and mysterious swallows a subway train. Being tougher than a serpent’s tooth, she soon […]

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Wonder Woman #38 review

Wonder Woman stares defiantly off Aaron Lopresti’s cover, one eye plunged into darkness as light strikes the bar of her cell. You can see this isn’t a heroine about to sit meekly in a cell. I open the comic, anticipating Diana’s righteous fury, sparked by her mother’s imprisonment at the hands of Paradise Island usurpers […]

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Wonder Woman 28 review

Rise of the Olympian has been anything but boring so far, yet things kick up a gear here, as writer Gail Simone gives a masterclass in pacing a story for maximum action and characterisation. Sergeant Steel is not a man to sing the Wonder Woman TV show theme and that’s the latest clue that he’s […]

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Wonder Woman 27 review

Superheroes have a code against killing. Everyone knows that. A lesser known understanding is the Code of Dibs. Members of a heroic family can claim a conflict as their own even if regular, non-powered people are threatened and other heroes are willing and able to help out. The rule is amply demonstrated this issue as […]

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Wonder Woman 26

It’s months since DC announced that The Rise of the Olympian was the epic that would create a new buzz around Wonder Woman. I’m such a saddo that the very fact that Aaron Lopresti and Brad Anderson’s excellent cover sported a special banner made me excited. The comic? Not so much. It’s not that there […]

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Wonder Woman 23 review

The Ends of the Earth storyline concludes with Diana battling nasty demon chap D’grath in Washington while her barbarian allies remain in whichever sword and sorcery dimension they were in last month. I think it was that of Claw the Unconquered, but one sword and sorcery scenario is much like any another to me, Mart […]

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