The Legend of Wonder Woman #1 Hits Stores Today PLUS A Meta-Review of the Debut Issue

STRAITENED CIRCUMSTANCES: Tim Hanley on Wonder Woman and Women in Comics

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Let’s not beat around the bush here, gang: The Legend of Wonder Woman is the best Wonder Woman comic in years and everyone needs to hit their local comic shop today and treat themselves to the first print issue. The book’s been coming out in digital installments for several weeks now and it’s fantastic. Renae De Liz and Ray Dillon are presenting a new take on Wonder Woman and the Amazons that is simultaneously fresh and iconic, taking the characters in cool new directions while remaining faithful to the spirit of the character’s best incarnations. It’s really, really, really good.

The book is also gorgeous. De Liz gives each Amazon a distinctive look, Themyscira is beautiful and mysterious, and young, brooding Diana is pretty much the cutest thing ever. Plus there are all sorts of fun mythical creatures and monsters in the mix. And kangas! You know it’s a good…

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