Wonder Woman

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Name: Wonder Woman
Abbreviation(s): WW
Creator: William Moulton Marston
Date(s): 1941 - present
Medium: comics, television show, cartoons, films, video games
Country of Origin: United States
External Links: Wiki page Official DC Comics Site
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Wonder Woman is a DC Comics comic book series about the superheroine of the same name.

Canon

The character Diana Prince, aka Wonder Woman first appeared in All Star Comics #8 (December 1941), and her first title ran from the summer of 1942 – February 1986. The second title ran from 1987-2006, her third 2006-2010 and her fourth (and latest title) is currently ongoing from 2011 to the present. She has frequently appeared in other titles in DC Comics Universe such as Justice League.

Wonder Woman has appeared in several animated movies: Justice League: The New Frontier (2008), Wonder Woman (2009), Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010), Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010), Justice League: Doom (2012), Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013), JLA Adventures: Trapped In Time (2014), Justice League: War (2014) and The Lego Movie (2014).

Wonder Woman has also appeared in several animated series: The Brady Kids (1972), Super Friends (19731986), Superman (1988), Wonder Woman and the Star Riders (1993), Justice League (20012004)/Justice League Unlimited (2004–2006), Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008-2011), and Young Justice (2010-2013).

The most successful television version of Wonder Woman would be the Wonder Woman (19751979) series starring Lynda Carter as the titular character.

There have been many attempts to get an actual live-action film & another live-action series dedicated solely on Wonder Woman; some of those were NBC's WW pilot and CW's Amazon script). Recently, however, Gal Gadot was cast as Wonder Woman. Gadot's Diana appears in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Wonder Woman (2017), and the upcoming the Justice League (2017) film.

Characters

Other common characters are different Amazons (namely Artemis, Antiope, Akila) and the Greek Gods and Goddesses often make an appearance due to their connection to Diana's origin story.

Some of the more well-known WW villains are Cheetah, Ares and Circe.

Guest appearances by other DC Universe characters such as Batman and Superman are pretty common.

Costume design sketch by Donfeld for the “Wonder Woman” ABC/CBS TV series, 1976-1979

Fandom

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Comics

The most popular pairing for the fandom is Diana/Steve Trevor. Other pairings include Diana/Bruce Wayne, Diana/Clark Kent, and Hal Jordan/Steve Trevor. Trinity shipping, i.e. the Diana/Clark Kent/Bruce Wayne OT3 is also well-known across the fandom.

The New Adventures of Wonder Woman

See Wonder Woman (TV series) for more information.

DC Comics Animated Universe

Wonder Woman is a popular character in the DCAU and one of the founding members of the Justice League in this universe. Popular ships that related to WW was Diana/Clark and Diana/Bruce.

Notable Fanworks

Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.

Example of influential comic edit style by mattelektras, 2016 [1]

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References

  1. November 27, 2016. (Accessed June 08, 2017).