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Dark Connections and Darker Divinity in 'Wonder Woman #46'

The world of mortals, gods, and demigods converge on Wonder Woman and chaos ensues.

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From the Superhero Universe of Brute Ego, Wonder Woman Arises, Unsullied

Seventy-five years ago Wonder Woman arose to show what a stagnating comic book medium could achieve; now she does it again, and in so doing, rescues the DC franchise from itself.

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A Shakeup in Wonder Woman's Mythology Becomes Flat and Confusing

Although there's some intrigue, Wonder Woman #1 leaves too many unanswered questions, and too few reasons to get excited.

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Divine Plans and Unholy Agendas in 'Wonder Woman #49'

Wonder Woman navigates the hazardous (and deceptive) world of the gods.

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As With 'Superman/Wonder Woman Annual #2', Every Relationship Faces Challenges

Emotional depth mixed with forced insecurities create a shallow narrative.

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Anatomy of a Betrayal in 'Superman #43'

Lois Lane's betrayal is troubling, but underwhelming.

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Meddling Progress in 'Wonder Woman #43'

The redemption of Donna Troy begins, but just barely.

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A New World of Wonder in 'Justice League Gods and Monsters -- Wonder Woman #1'

A new Wonder Woman explores a new world in a bold new way.

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To Embody a Darker Ideal in 'Justice League Gods and Monsters - Superman #1'

Taking a different path to become an icon with Hernan Guerra and not Clark Kent.

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Forging a New Batman in 'Justice League Gods and Monsters: Batman #1'

Making Kirk Langstrom a believable Batman... to an extent, in one of the trinity of prequel books to Justice League: Gods & Monsters.

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A Giant-Sized Teaser in 'Justice League of America #1'

A triple-sized story that has limited substance, but a lot of style and even more potential.

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'Justice League #41' Chronicles a Catalyst of War

A war of dark secrets, epic scales, and everything in between.

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Hollow Redemption in 'Wonder Woman Annual #1'

Wonder Woman responds to the Amazons' atrocities, but it's not in time and not enough.

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A Stiff Drink of Humility in 'Superman #40'

A drunk Superman is both entertaining and insightful.

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A Confluence of Conflicts in 'Convergence #1'

The arena for a multiversal clash is set, but lacks theatrics.

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The High Art of Disownership in 'Death Sentence: London'

Death Sentence: London is quite possibly the most important work of 2015.

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'The Secret History of Wonder Woman' Also Reveals a Great Deal About Our Own Social History

Jill Lepore's hit new book on Wonder Woman sheds light not only on the astonishing origins of this iconic character, but also on the fascinating social and political strands of history which gave rise to her.

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A Royal Struggle: "Wonder Woman #38"

Wonder Woman is the ultimate feminine ideal, but even she deals with her share of insecurities.

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Godhood, Womanhood, and Humanity: "Wonder Woman #35"

The culmination of so many battles brings out Wonder Woman's greatest strengths, but not much else.

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War, Peace, and Hope: "Wonder Woman: Futures End #1"

When a proud warrior becomes hardened by war, and it reveals her true strength.

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Superman/Wonder Woman Annual #1

An epic struggle that has all the right ingredients, but not enough of the most important one.

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Doomed Concept: "Superman Doomed #1"

Superman faces one of his most daunting foes in a way that has limited potential.

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Out On Her Own: "Wonder Woman #28"

DC’s ‘No.3’ hero continues to be almost an anomaly in her own title compared with the cast of characters that surround her.

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Superman / Wonder Woman #3

How does DC's power couple mature in their relationship in a way that's relatable?

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America's Funny Book Filter: 'Comic Books and American Cultural History: An Anthology'

The comics medium has long been as broad as fiction, a mode of expression which reflects the deepest parts of an artist’s self to a corporation cashing in on a trend.

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Meet the New DC, Same as the Old DC: 'DC Comics: The New 52'

Everything, from artistic competence to the price point, has risen since the '90s. All that’s missing are the embossed holofoil covers and polybags.

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Geoff Johns' Green Lantern Finally Buried in the Light

With the series coda to Geoff Johns' six-year run on Green Lantern just completed, the once bright Silver Age hero's adventures leave a bitter taste, more because of magical promise of Johns' early work.

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DC's 'Flashpoint' Shows Why We Should Make Demands of Our Art

While Flashpoint might seem nothing more than an interregnum prior to DC's September reboot, Geoff Johns manages perhaps the most credible meditation on current events and the best use of the superhero genre to date.

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Comics Superheroes Leap Across the Great Cultural Divide

Bounding from the pages of comic books onto the screens of films and TV, our superheroes unite formerly divided interests -- comics geeks vs. everyone else.

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Wonder Woman: Amazon, Hero, Icon by Robert Greenberger

A princess, a monster-slayer and as powerful as Superman. Now, let's talk about the kink.

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The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines by Mike Madrid

In costume, men retain their adult status, e.g., Batman and Superman. But their female counterparts, no matter how well suited-up for battle, are always 'girls'.

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