Wonder Woman: Her Greatest Battles
By Geoff Johns, Greg Rucka, George Pérez, Gail Simone, John Bryne, Jim Lee (Illustrator), Cliff Chiang (Illustrator)
I received a free copy of Wonder Woman: Her Greatest Battles from DC Comics in exchange for my honest opinion.
The perfect companion piece to 2017’s highly anticipated film Wonder Woman is here. With the powers of a god and the fighting spirit of an Amazon, Wonder Woman is Earth’s fiercest defender. On Themyscira, Diana was trained from birth to be a warrior. Her skills in battle are unmatched, as are her bullet-stopping bracelets and Lasso of Truth. Now, relive her greatest triumphs!
In these stories from such top-tier comics talents as Greg Rucka, George Pérez, John Byrne, Brian Azzarello, Cliff Chiang and Gail Simone, the Amazing Amazon must use every ounce of her strength and steel to bring down gods, monsters and—when mind-controlling villains take control—even her friends. Collects WONDER WOMAN #6, #119, #210, #219; WONDER WOMAN #41; JUSTICE LEAGUE: PART THREE #3; WONDER WOMAN #23.
Summary from Goodreads.
Wonder Woman: Her Greatest Battles is a comprised of different stories of Wonder Woman from different eras. Each different story has a different villain, from Cheetah to Ares.
Each storyline served the purpose of showing what Wonder Woman is capable of. From her speed and strength to her ability to believe in the good of there people. When most people think of Wonder Woman, they either think of her as a feminist icon and annoying, or as a power woman who is equal to both Batman and Superman. All of the storylines chosen show that she is a strong woman, who also embraces her emotions whilst kicking ass.
The storyline that I felt best demonstrated Wonder Woman and what she represents to me was when she was facing Cheetah. She shows both her strength and power, but she showed her belief that no matter how far gone you may be, that their is always hope for redemption.
The art style varied between each of the stories, as different eras of comic books had a preference to different styles of art. My least favourite of the lot was the first one, when Wonder Woman was facing Ares. Out of the lots, it was also the oldest story; maybe I just am not the greatest fan of the older style of comic book art.
A good comic book to set you up for the Wonder Woman movie coming out in June 2017 as it shows the highlights of what Wonder Woman is capable of.
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