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A Reading List for Wonder Woman Day

In honor of Wonder Woman’s solo film debut this weekend, DC has proclaimed Saturday, June 3rd Wonder Woman Day. Created 76 years ago by William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter as both a superheroine and symbol for women’s equality, Diana has had an eventful history. Her legacy is a rich one, which the staff of Nothing But Comics have often revisited. So, for those wishing to delve deeper into Wonder Woman and what she represents, here is a selection of writings from Nothing But Comics on the adventures of the Princess of Themyscira.

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Review of Wonder Woman Earth One

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Yanick Paquette

By Grant Morrison, Yanick Paquette & Nathan Fairbairn

The latest in DC’s line of Earth One original graphic novels arrived in stores this past week. Similar to its popular predecessors, Wonder Woman aims to take an iconic character and reimagine her origin story for contemporary readers. Standing outside continuity, Earth One grants creators the freedom to wholly reinvent elements of the subjects’ mythos. Given these circumstances, Grant Morrison would seem a natural fit for the project, as he often does his best work when he is not beholden to the constraints of continuity. Simply give a great artist (as he has here with Yanick Paquette) and let his imagination run wild. To a degree that is what happens in Wonder Woman, though the end result, while sometimes enjoyable, leaves a lot to be desired.

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Lemire & Dodson To Release Earth One Teen Titans OGN In November 2014

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Superstar writer Jeff Lemire of Animal Man, Green Arrow, Sweet Tooth, Essex County, The Underwater Welder, Justice League Dark and Frankenstein: Agent of Shade will team with Terry Dodson of X-Men, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, The Defenders and Marvel Knights Spider-Man an original graphic novel based on the teen titans based in DC’s Earth One universe. More details at DC Comics