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Weekly Wonder Woman: Wonder Woman (Rebirth) #2, Batman V Superman: Ultimate Edition

Posted on July 19, 2016 | comments | Bookmark and Share

Lego Wonder Woman's 75th anniversary tribute

It's the last Weekly Wonder Woman for at least a month now, I'm afraid, as I'm away on my usual August break. Sorry about that, but vacations are so, so necessary.

I don't think I'll be missing much in my coverage, at least in terms of comics, since despite the launch of DC Rebirth, Wonder Woman going bi-monthly and her 75th birthday, there's not been much for me to cover of late. Okay, so in the past week, Lego has done that nice 75th birthday tribute shot above, which takes in everything from Wondy's heady Volume 1 days fighting the Nazis through her TV series, her adventures with the Justice League, her nu52 showdown with Darkseid to Batman v Superman (Nice Ares, by the way).

DC's done a similar thing themselves this week, showing us Wonder Woman through the ages:

There's also been quite a bit about next year's Wonder Woman, including a synopsis:

Wonder Woman hits movie theaters around the world next summer when Gal Gadot returns as the title character in the epic action adventure from director Patty Jenkins. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny.

Joining Gadot in the international cast are Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, David Thewlis, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Ewen Bremner and Saïd Taghmaoui. Jenkins directs the film from a screenplay by Allan Heinberg and Geoff Johns, story by Zack Snyder & Allan Heinberg, based on characters from DC Entertainment. Wonder Woman was created by William Moulton Marston. The film is produced by Charles Roven, Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder and Richard Suckle, with Rebecca Roven, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers. Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with RatPac-Dune Entertainment, an Atlas Entertainment/Cruel and Unusual production, “Wonder Woman.” The film is scheduled for release on June 2, 2017, and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

No mention of her being a goddess or anything, but it's a synopsis. There's also been a lot of chat about who's actually written the movie. We've had some new pictures, including one with Chris Pine as Steve Trevor with Gal Gadot:

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine in Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman with sword and shield

Both Gadot and Pine will be at this year's ComicCon, incidentally, where DC has all manner of things planned for Wondy's 75th - you can even have your photo taken in the cockpit of her invisible jet, apparently. Hmm…

And Batman V Superman: Ultimate Edition has also been released in the UK on download (Blu-ray release date: 1 August). As well as a few precious extra bits of footage involving Diana - largely involving her hacking up Doomsday and all of which can be seen in this shoddily edited video…

…there's a couple of featurettes about our Di. The first is a surprisingly good look over her 75th years in comics and on TV, featuring the likes of Phil Jimenez, Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang.

The second is more about the movie Wonder Woman, particularly how they designed her costume. Intriguingly, it also confirms that this Wonder Woman is immortal and 3,000 years old; it also features some new footage from Wonder Woman. Take a look while you still can or go and buy it:

But apart from that, it's been quiet. She almost appeared in Action Comics #959… but we're just going to have to wait until next month for her rematch with Doomsday.

Wonder Woman is coming in Action Comics #960

That means we only had Wonder Woman (Rebirth) #2 to peruse. What happened in #1? Well, you could read last week's review or you could watch this DC recap video. Apparently that's a thing now.

Unfortunately, it'll be no help in telling you what happens in #2 as odd- and even-numbered issues are following completely different storylines with different artists. One day they'll converge… just not yet. More on that after the jump when we discuss 'Wonder Woman: Year One'!

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Weekly Wonder Woman: Wonder Woman (Rebirth) #1 and Justice League: Rebirth #1

Posted on July 12, 2016 | Post a comment | Bookmark and Share

I know, I know. It's been a while. It's always been a while, these days. But to be fair, despite all the general turmoil that is 'Rebirth', things have been quite quiet in the comics world for our Diana over the past few weeks, so I'm not horribly behind.

There has been movie news, of course. Licensing Expo 2016 has revealed all manner of costumes and props from next year's movie; there have been Justice League set visits, with details of what the Amazons will be like, as well the fact that Wonder Woman will get a spear and her armour may get its red colour from congealed blood (do they not have Vanish on Themyscira?). Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition has been released in the US and there's a new trailer for that, too, with a bit more fight from our Diana.

But there's also been comics news. You may remember the recent, long-running, very tedious 'Savage Dawn' storyline that ultimately led to the death of nu52 Superman. Somewhat weirdly, two additional comics were supposed to be part of that storyline: Superman-Wonder Woman #30-31. Except they never got published in the big scramble to get Rebirth out the door. But now they're going to be included in the collected 'Savage Dawn' graphic novel. What's in them? Who knows.

And current Wonder Woman artist Liam Sharp is also interviewed in DC All-Access, where it's revealed that the likes of Ares and Dr Psycho will be showing up, reimagined, at some point in the forseeable future. And that Wonder Woman is currently 28 years old. You hear that, Geoff Johns? How comes she's as old as Grail then?

After the jump, I'll be looking at Diana's main appearances in comics over the past few weeks: Wonder Woman (Rebirth) #1 and Justice League: Rebirth #1. But I'd be remiss if I didn't point out before then that Justice League #52 saw Diana a bit miffed (but no more than that) that Lex Luthor not only is wearing Superman's symbol, he's also bought the Daily Planet purely so he can own nu52 Superman's cape.

Why have you got his symbol?

Meanwhile, alternative Diana and alternative, slightly power-mad Superman aren't getting along very well over in the Injustice: Gods Amongst Us: Year Five #27. But at least they're getting on better than he and Flash are getting on.

Diana gives Clark an order

Don't order me around

And another alternative Diana popped up in Dark Knight III #5 to pass a bloody comment on Brexit.

Dark Knight III #5

I'm guessing she'll argue that Queen In Parliament requires an Act to be passed before Article 50 can be triggered. But I might be reading into it too much.

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Weekly Wonder Woman: Justice League #51; Injustice: Gods Among Us - Year 5 #26; Superman: Rebirth #1

Posted on June 20, 2016 | Post a comment | Bookmark and Share

Quite a quiet week again for Diana in comics last week, although a bit busier than a fortnight ago, it's true. However, it's all go in the real world, thanks to her 75th birthday looming on the horizon. She's got a shiny new logo to celebrate:

Wonder Woman 75th birthday logo

She's got a shiny new costume (now appearing in Rebirth):

Wonder Woman 75 Costume

With matching Barbie:

Wonder Woman Barbie

There's even a 75th birthday action figure, complete with invisible jet.

Wonder Woman 75th birthday and Invisible Jet

Although don't go expecting the latter to appear in next year's movie.

But after the jump, we'll be looking at the flashback-tastic Justice League #51 and punch-tastic Injustice: Gods Among Us - Year 5 #26, as well as a Trinity-tastic night-time meeting in Superman: Rebirth #1. Oh, by the way, Donna Troy has a new costume this month, too, over in Teen Titans: Rebirth #1

Donna Troy has a new costume

Looks a bit familiar, doesn't it?

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