The Essential Wonder Woman Encyclopedia

The Essential Wonder Woman Encyclopedia

[the Ultimate Guide to the Amazon Princess]

Book - 2010
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"She's as beautiful as Aphrodite and as wise as Athena, stronger then Hercules and swifter than Hermes. Blessed at birth by the gods themselves, Princess Diana left an idyllic island paradise ruled by wise and brave women to bring the peace, love, and nobility of the Amazons to the tumultuous world of humankind. In January 1942, Wonder Woman took the world of comics and its pantheon of superpowered males by storm. Wielding her impervious silver bracelets and golden Lasso of Truth, she's battled forces of evil from the Axis powers to a slew of super-villains worldwide, teamed up with the likes of Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, and the Flash, and become a high-flying feminist icon and pop-culture superstar. Now, for the first time in more than thirty years, here's a definitive A-to-Z volume that draws together all the knowledge about the star-spangled, action-packed history of Wonder Woman. In more than 400 fact-packed pages you'll find the complete story of Wonder Woman's origins, as imagined and reinterpreted by generations of comics writers including her groundbreaking creator, William Moulton Marston biographies of every major character in Wonder Woman's universe, includ
Publisher: New York : Del Rey/DC/Ballantine Books, 2010.
ISBN: 9780345501073
Branch Call Number: 741. 5973 JIM
Characteristics: vii, 485 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.)


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