Wonder Woman Sales In The 1980s OR It’s No Wonder We Got The Perez Relaunch

No one talks much about Wonder Woman in the late 1970s and into the 1980s.  After Ms. magazine and the TV show, the comic was just sort of there.  Wonder Woman shared her book with Huntress for a while, the editing position was a revolving door, and not much from that era lives on asContinue reading “Wonder Woman Sales In The 1980s OR It’s No Wonder We Got The Perez Relaunch”

Karen Berger’s Wonder Woman Legacy

By the late 1980s, it had been a LONG time since Wonder Woman comics were relevant or any kind of bestseller.  She was very popular in the 1940s and drifted down from there.  With the mod revamp in the late 1960s and then the return to her Amazon roots and the TV show in theContinue reading “Karen Berger’s Wonder Woman Legacy”

Flashpoint: Wonder Woman And The Furies Team Officially Announced

For Flashpoint Friday this week, DC Comics announced the remaining Flashpoint mini-series and one-shots, including the first issue of Flashpoint: Wonder Woman and the Furies.  Here is Ed Benes’ cover for the book: So something bad is going to happen to London, and I think that Wonder Woman and her cohorts may be behind it. Continue reading “Flashpoint: Wonder Woman And The Furies Team Officially Announced”

Top Five Wonder Woman Covers: Semi-Final Round #2

Last week, we looked at five of the ten winners from the preliminary round of best cover polling.  Now, we look at the rest with part two of our semi-finals!! The covers were listed by percentage, and last week we did the evens (and it was quite an exciting poll… it seemed to be aContinue reading “Top Five Wonder Woman Covers: Semi-Final Round #2”

Top Five Wonder Woman Covers: Update

Polls have been added to the Adam Hughes, H.G. Peter, and George Pérez top five cover lists!!  You can see all of the lists and vote here, or got to each post individually: Hughes Peter Pérez Andru The top vote-getter from each artist will ultimately face off in a best Wonder Woman cover ever poll. LookContinue reading “Top Five Wonder Woman Covers: Update”

Top Five Wonder Woman Covers: George Pérez

UPDATE: The poll is now closed.  The two semi-final votes begin in new threads on January 25th and February 1st, and then the final vote starts February 8th. So far we’ve looked at the relatively recent Adam Hughes, then went all the way back to the beginning with H.G. Peter.  Today we jump ahead toContinue reading “Top Five Wonder Woman Covers: George Pérez”

The Evolution Of The Costume Change

Today I was reading Comic Book Legends Revealed, as I do every week, and the latest installment investigates who came up with the idea of Wonder Woman twirling her lasso to change into her costume.  Editor Julius Schwartz took credit for the idea but writer Len Wein says that it was actually his, and ultimatelyContinue reading “The Evolution Of The Costume Change”