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Wonder Woman: A Celebration of 75 Years
Title : Wonder Woman: A Celebration of 75 Years
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ISBN : 9781401265120
Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 300

The most recognizable superheroine of all time, Wonder Woman has been an essential part of the DC Universe and an icon for female empowerment for more than 75 years. Armed with her lasso of truth and her bullet-stopping bracelets, the Amazon Princess journeys into Man s World again and again, spreading her mission of peace and goodwill and fiercely battling injustice wherThe most recognizable superheroine of all time, Wonder Woman has been an essential part of the DC Universe and an icon for female empowerment for more than 75 years. Armed with her lasso of truth and her bullet-stopping bracelets, the Amazon Princess journeys into Man s World again and again, spreading her mission of peace and goodwill and fiercely battling injustice where she finds it. She s a princess, a warrior and an ambassador. Beautiful as Aphrodite, wise as Athena, stronger than Hercules, swifter than Mercury...she is Wonder Woman! WONDER WOMAN: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS collects more than 400 pages of the iconic heroine s best stories, from her first appearance by William Moulton Marston and H.G. Peter, to her mod 60s redesign by Denny O Neil and Mike Sekowsky, to her present-day adventures by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang. Other legendary talents featured include George Perez, Darwyn Cooke, Robert Kanigher, Gene Colan, Phil Jimenez, Mike Deodato, Greg Rucka, Gail Simone and more. Collects ALL-STAR COMICS #8; SENSATION COMICS #1; WONDER WOMAN (1942-) #7, #28, #64, #93, #99, #107, #142, #177, #179, #195, #204, #288, #600; WONDER WOMAN (1987-) #1; WONDER WOMAN vol. 3 #0; JUSTICE LEAGUE: NEW FRONTIER SPECIAL #1; SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN (2014-) #1 and #7."

Wonder Woman: A Celebration of 75 Years Reviews

  • Sean Kennedy

    Wonder Woman is my favourite superhero, and has been since I was a kid. So imagine how excited I was when I knew her 75th anniversary book was coming out.And it's just meh.It is literally just a collection of comics cobbled together. I was expecting a 'celebration' as the title suggests - some history, some discourse, commentary from fans and theorists about Diana's importance and impact but nothing. It seems no thought has gone into this at all. Batman and Superman weren't treated this shabbily [...]

  • Leanne Schneider

    This book was WONDERFUL!!!!

  • Judy Hall

    The first Wonder Woman comic book I ever read was during that most reviled period when she was stripped of her powers. I loved it. I was young, the fact that she was derivative of Mrs. Peel didn't bother. She was a woman who could kick men's asses and still look good. I've changed a lot since then, but the fact that a woman could be that strong without super powers hasn't been forgotten. I didn't start buying comics on my own until after she got her powers back. In fact, the first one I bought h [...]

  • Diz

    This collection wasn't put together well, in my opinion. While everything from Wonder Woman's origin up until the John Byrne version of Wonder Woman is good, everything that comes after John Byrne is junk. Either these stories weren't well selected, or it's a reflection that Wonder Woman stories weren't that good between Byrne and Azzarello and Chiang. If this collection had stopped in the 1980s, I would have rated it five stars, because the earlier stories have relevance to Wonder Woman's chara [...]

  • Brandon

    This book is a collection of Wonder Woman stories throughout her career and though it's fun to see her in all her guises the book is really only for die-hard fans. Not all the stories are seen through to their conclusion. It does a good job of showing the many shades that make up this complex character but sometimes the change can be jarring and some stories conflict with the accepted canon of the Princess. It's a good book but has been done better with collections like the 'Sensation' series.

  • Lauren Silva

    A great look at one of the most famous superheroes of all time!

  • Jess

    This is a fantastic collection. I loved reading all of the stories throughout Wonder Woman's History. Some were veryof their time if that makes sense but I still really enjoyed them. If you're looking to get into Wonder Woman or just learn more about her this is a great collection.

  • Rebecca

    This is a better retrospective of Wonder Woman's stories than the previously released Wonder Woman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told, showing more breadth and a few more sides of the character's representation, including the hyper-sexualized 1990s. More interesting, however, is the fact that two of the stories are still very relevant to the world today, most notably one from the 1950s where Wonder Woman runs for president against Steve Trevor. Trevor's running mate is staunchly anti-female and att [...]

  • Rachel

    This is a collection of Wonder Woman's comics from various eras. It was really fun to read through and see how the character has changed over time. I never really knew that Wonder Woman could talk to animals but that was part of her power set at one time. Also, there've been some crazy, strange amazon technologies over the years.

  • Jillian Marie

    I LOVE Wonder Woman. I especially love her funny personality.

  • Reviewer from Terra

    Could have been betterI really think DC could have chosen better stories and a nice cover gallery would have been nice. WW should have been better served.

  • Nathan Dehoff

    I guess I'm jumping on the bandwagon by checking out the comics after seeing the movie, but I had actually read a collection of early Wonder Woman stories before. I'd read the seventy-fifth anniversary collection of Superman stories and enjoyed that, but unfortunately this book seemed more haphazard. That isn't to say there weren't good comics in it, just that it isn't really a good overview. Even with the short essays on the character's history, it's difficult to keep up with all the changes be [...]

  • Bonnie G.

    A really lovely deluxe version of some of the funniest or cannon stories of WW!You will Not believe how much the early stories revolve around bondage - I mean extreme showing women tie each other up in new and exciting and deliberate ways - it's insane! The 60s stories are run when she wears white and does martial arts. George Perez will always remain supreme in my eye as the ultimate WW detailed and his story of her origins is pretty much verbatim the opening sequence of the movie version so it [...]

  • Thibaut Nicodème

    Like…if this is your "best of" compilation, it's not impressive.The annoying part is, I know for a fact there's a ton of comics that were left out. I guess they had a mandate to sample from every writer/era rather than focusing on just the actual best stuff?Oh well. It's still nice that they had the celebration, of course, but still. A lot of the things I've read that were made specifically for the anniversary were…kind of underwhelming, to be completely honest.

  • Victor Orozco

    Not bad.I feel like I've been invited to a banquet and realize they are serving nothing but appetizers. This collection is like that, a banquet of appetizers. In 75 years Wonder Woman has proven to be a mainstay in the DC Comics Universe. As the movie Batman vs Superman Dawn of Justice had brought Wonder Woman to the big screen, she would have her solo movie within the year. So DC creates this collection of Wonder Woman comics to wet the proverbial appetites of new fans as well as a road down me [...]

  • Jay Gottschalk

    An enjoyable read that covers the era of Wonder Woman from the Golden Age to the presentThis book does an excellent job of giving readers a flavor of how Wonder Woman has been depicted in her many incarnations. Do keep in mind that this book only gives a view of a comic book or two from each incarnation, so most cover only the smallest part of any story arc.

  • Amanda Peterson

    This is a neat read and compiles a good history on the ian princess while I am sad there are important character moments not included in this collection, that is just something I can look up online or find the graphic novels themselves.

  • Ashley

    It is a good introduction to the Wonder Woman Comics as it gives you a bit of the old and the new as well as some background.

  • Artie

    I'm not a comic book reader but this was a nice introduction to the character and her evolution.

  • Arturo De Tuoni

    A fair representative sampling of Wonder Woman over the years (a microcosm of the aesthetic/narrative paradigms). An equivalent of examining core samples or tree rings.

  • Yosef Shapiro

    The volume showcases stories from various periods of Wonder Woman. It is interesting to see the evolution of the character over 75 years.