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Tuesday, 17 June 2014
THE NEW WONDER WOMAN COVER GALLERY...
WONDER WOMAN, the creation of WILLIAM MOULTON
MARSTON (whose pen name was CHARLES MOULTON) debuted
in ALL STAR COMICS #8 (dated December 1941), next appeared in
SENSATION COMICS #1 (dated January 1942), and the first issue of
her own comic came out six months later. Originally called SUPREMA,
her name was changed before her first appearance to the one we all know
and love today. (Marston also invented the Polygraph, so the
Amazon Princess isn't his only claim to fame.)
In 1968, out went the old and in came the new, in the form of a
powerless DIANA PRINCE, whose blind mentor, I-CHING, trained
her in the martial arts in order to combat the foes she would encounter in
her fight against crime. Written by DENNY O'NEIL and drawn (and soon
written) by MIKE SEKOWSKY (with inks by DICK GIORDANO), the
new direction transformed Diana into, essentially, an American version of
EMMA PEEL. This lasted until issue #204, when I-Ching was killed
and Diana's powers and costume were returned to her, and she
resumed her career as WW.
The character has since undergone several revisions, but this one
was possibly the most radical (and interesting). Here are the first seven
covers for you to paste your peepers on, you lucky Criv-ites!
Posted by Kid at Tuesday, June 17, 2014