REVIEW: Wonder Woman Annual #1 – Mixed Wonder

REVIEW: Wonder Woman Annual #1 – Mixed Wonder

Tomorrow, the film adaptation of Wonder Woman premieres across the nation, and if everything goes according to plan, the Amazon Warrior will gain the big-screen popularity and success the character so deserves. So, it’s fitting therefore that DC Comics honor Wonder Woman with a splashy over-sized Annual to celebrate the icon. And while Wonder Woman Annual #1 features some enjoyable moments that speak to the heart of the character, it’s also unavoidable that it winds up…

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REVIEW: Wonder Woman #14 – Truth and Justice

REVIEW: Wonder Woman #14 – Truth and Justice

With Wonder Woman #14, writer Greg Rucka and artist Nicola Scott conclude their “Year One” arc, and as they have with each instalment prior, absolutely nail retelling Diana’s early days in Man’s World and her debut as Wonder Woman. It’s an absolutely stellar conclusion to an arc that succeeding in embracing a classical approach to the hero without feeling dated or stale; rather Rucka and Scott manage to distill the character down to her essence,…

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Rucka’s Wonder Woman to Retell Cheetah’s Early Days

Rucka’s Wonder Woman to Retell Cheetah’s Early Days

As one of DC’s flagship titles, the Rebirth version of Wonder Woman has been a rousing success. Having debuted to critical acclaim and solid sales, Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott’s take on the Amazonian leading lady has been doing very well. The peace-first approach to Diana has been a welcome change for longtime fans of the character, and now the team is exploring the early days of her most famous nemesis: Cheetah. October’s issues of…

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REVIEW: Wonder Woman #6 — the Gods bear gifts, & so does this comic

REVIEW: Wonder Woman #6 — the Gods bear gifts, & so does this comic

Full disclosure: before this issue, I had never read a Wonder Woman comic before.  My only experience with the character comes from one trade of Justice League and the way Gal Gadot plays her in Batman v Superman. Appropriate, then, that I start on an issue that focuses on communication and misunderstanding. This issue opens with Diana and Steve Trevor on the invisible jet.  Steve doesn’t speak Themiscyran, and Diana doesn’t speak English.  They land, and eventually…

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Vertigo Comics Set to Publish MAD MAX Tie-In Comics

Vertigo Comics Set to Publish MAD MAX Tie-In Comics

Today Vertigo Comics announced that they would be releasing a bevy of content in support of the forthcoming Mad Max: Fury Road film from director George Miller. In addition to four prelude comics which will release in the months leading up to the film, Vertigo will be publishing a hardcover collection of art inspired by the movie. The collection will include work from many fan favorites and rising stars of the DC stable, including Lee…

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ADVANCE SCOUT: 5 Books to Look For This Wednesday (3/13/13)

ADVANCE SCOUT: 5 Books to Look For This Wednesday (3/13/13)

Each week, the Capeless Crew picks out those books that we think are most worthy of your dollars and attention. Without further ado, here are this week’s picks! “MANHATTAN PROJECTS #10” This book is on our list every month, and for good reason. Jonathan Hickman, aided ably by the art of Nick Pitarra, has crafted a science-fiction epic that verges on magnificence. This issue is somewhat of a place-holder, but fills in some critical gaps…

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