Welcome! Historia is a brand new bi-monthly series that will be examining The Amazing Amazon’s rich history. The feature will span the war-haunted Golden Ages in which she was forged, through the sweeping currents of The Silver Age, the shifts of The Bronze Age, the trials of The Dark Age, all the way to The Renaissance and The Prismatic Age of the modern century. We’ll be looking at and discussing the various influences and archetypical antecedents that underlie the Wonder Legend, the power of the conceits it upholds, the politics of the whole enterprise, the terrifying nature of myths and narratives, and how the character and property have changed, evolved, or even regressed. What is this curious little experiment that began under a polyamorous polymath psychologist that became an icon of the feminist movement and a vital corporate symbol? Let’s dig in. [Read more…] about Wonder Woman Historia Part One: Conception
This week on “Previously On,” I review the G. Willow Wilson era of Wonder Woman, share my idea for what Marvel #1000 should have been, and share one of my favorite moments in comic books. [Read more…] about PREVIOUSLY ON… #69: Wonder Woman review, My better version of Marvel #1000, and Flex Mentallo’s greatest moment
The excitement around Wonder Woman’s release this weekend is palpable, with fans celebrating the first stone cold knockout success in the DCEU. Naturally, fans all over are going to want more Wonder Woman comics than ever, before seeing the movie, after seeing the movie, and in some cases while watching the movie for a third time in three nights. [Read more…] about Recommended Wonder Woman Comics! Plus: Which Ones Are Free on Hoopla?
Need some DC Comics in your life following Batman v. Superman? Check out the Comic Book Herald reading orders below! [Read more…] about DC Trinity & Justice League Reading Orders Now Live!
Like most conversations with my wife, the following was simultaneously eye-opening, confusing, and borderline psychopathic. No marriages were harmed in the transcribing of this dialogue: [Read more…] about DC’S New 52 Year One Review: Wonder Woman by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang