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Wonder Woman : Amazon Hero Icon
by Robert Greenberger


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Loosely chronological, Wonder Woman explores idiosyncratic creator William Moulton Marston's interest in ideas of a new woman for the twentieth century; costume and character story changes over the decades; the influence on all other female comic book characters since her inception; and how Wonder Woman is still powerful and relevant in today's comic book renaissance.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Loosely chronological, Wonder Woman explores idiosyncratic creator William Moulton Marston's interest in ideas of a new woman for the twentieth century; costume and character story changes over the decades; the influence on all other female comic book characters since her inception; and how Wonder Woman is still powerful and relevant in today's comic book renaissance.

Take a look inside Wonder Woman s beginning and follow the path she took with original creator Marston, as her crime-fighting journey unfolded, until today. As a the staple of early American female superheroes, Wonder Woman helped shape generations of female characters, both superhero and otherwise. Follow along as Wonder Woman s exciting history reveals itself to you in, Wonder Woman: Amazon, Hero, Icon.

The book contains more than 250 Wonder Woman illustrations, including covers, interior comic art, and sketch treatments, beginning with her inception in the early 1940s to present-day treatments of the character. Celebrated artists include Alex Ross, Jim Lee, George Perez, and Brian Bolland, to name only a few. The book also features rare covers and pin-up posters created for past special-edition Wonder Woman comic books. Wonder Woman is certain to appeal to fanboys and fangirls, collectors, and newcomers to the comic book genre alike.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780785832652
  • ISBN-10: 0785832653
  • Publisher: Chartwell Books
  • Publish Date: March 2015
  • Page Count: 208
  • Dimensions: 12.1 x 9.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.9 pounds


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