Wonder Woman: Rebirth #1

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www.hypergeeky.comThe New 52’s Wonder Woman #1 was met with plenty of controversy when her origin story was revealed to be a lie — instead of being molded out of clay, Diana Prince was revealed to be a daughter of Zeus.

The lie was created to protect her from Hera’s wrath, which gave her all the motivation she needed to protect Zora’s unborn child who was also being hunted down by Hera.

With Rebirth in full swing, Wonder Woman thinks upon the memories now returning to her mind and considers the truth of her creation. Using the Lasso of Truth on herself, she reveals to herself that she has been deceived.

It’s unknown who or what is in control over Diana Prince at the moment, but it’s powerful enough that when she teleports to Olympus, she arrives in a familiar but strange place.

Wonder Woman: Rebirth #1 doesn’t give much away, but it’s a sneak peek at what’s to come. With famed author Greg Rucka back on the title and artist Liam Sharp providing interiors, the future of Wonder Woman looks bright even if her journey will take her to some dark places.

Rucka’s point of entry examines the essence of Wonder Woman — the character acknowledges the word wonder may have once meant awe, but things have changed.

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Wonder Woman #37 Review

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www.hypergeeky.comSuperheroes don’t take vacation.

When was the last time Bruce Wayne took off to the Bahamas just to chill, heal up, and get his mind back in the game? Nope — it just doesn’t happen. When you become a superhero, your work is never finished. Every moment you’re not on the battlefield, it’s research and reaction. Blood pressure probably claims more superhero lives than any particular villain.

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[Comic Review] Awash — Wonder Woman #36

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Though I bought the first issue of Wonder Woman’s New 52 reboot, I didn’t put the title in my pull list — something I regret after all the good things I heard about Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang’s esteemed run.

The new creative team — Meredith and David Fincher, married — have pretty big shoes to fill, and while I’m approaching this title as a total noob, I hope this offers some perspective of the title from new eyes.

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