The 1970s to be a helluva time for our favourite Amazon Princess. It was a te that witnessed her grace the cover of the very first issue of Ms. Magazine, gain back her super strength after spending year without them, and also rocket to new heights the fame many thanks to her first live-action weekly TV series. Right here are 7 covers from those watershed years, direct from the DC vaults. Enjoy!
DC 100-Page super Spectacular vol. 1 #DC-6 (1971)
Wonder Woman began the 1970s functioning as a mystery agent, clad in jumpsuits no unlike those worn by Emma Peel in the brothers super-spy TV display The Avengers. But the above wraparound cover, depicted by the legend Neal Adams, controlled to feature her in both she Earth-One iteration (sporting civilian wear) and also her costumed Earth-Two form -- share the spotlight v Superman and also Batman. That renders this among the first DC consists to single out the Trinity.
Wonder woman #203 (1972)
Wonder woman #206 (1973)
DC artist and editor dick Giordano portrayed Diana Prince plenty of times throughout his career. Below he catches her in the last days that her secret agent phase. Together its cover makes clear, this problem was published throughout the elevation of the Women"s Lib movement. One of the movement"s leaders to be Ms. Magazine founder Gloria Steinem, who helped convince DC to give Diana she powers and also costume back.
Shortly ~ regaining her powers and also costume, Wonder Woman discovered a brand-new ally -- she long-lost twin sister Nubia, that was created by Queen Hippolyta native dark clay as she formed Diana from irradiate clay. Nubia confirmed popular enough to earn her very own Mego doll, a part of the heat the company released in 1977 come tie in through the Lynda Carter TV show. Teenager Titans and also Aquaman artist supreme Nick Cardy illustrated Nubia"s debut cover.
Wonder woman #229 (1977)
While just the 1975 season the the 1970s Wonder Woman show was set in people War II, and also thus featured Wondy battling Nazis every week, DC couldn"t stand up to the chance to pit her versus her fascist foes in comics transparent the remainder of the decade. Sheathe artist Jose Luis-Garcia Lopez would certainly go top top to style the DC format guides that the 1980s, thus specifying Wonder Woman"s look because that decades.
Wonder woman #230 (1977)
What collection of Wonder mrs covers would be finish without The Cheetah, the Amazon Princess"s arch-foe? Garcia-Lopez again handle the art chores.
Amazing world of DC Comics #15 (1977)
This one is a bit of a cheat, since Amazing people of DC Comics to be technically a magazine fairly than a comic book. But it was the an initial DC-licensed periodical to feature Wonder woman star Lynda Carter top top its covering (here drawn by artist Michael Nasser). So we hope friend can discover it in your heart to pardon us.
All-New Collector"s version Vol. 1 #C-54, "Superman vs. Wonder Woman" (1978)
In 1977, Wonder Woman had a fight TV show and Superman was about to have actually a blockbuster movie. So the made perfect feeling for DC to pair its 2 most well-known champions in a story released in the company"s oversized "Collector"s Edition" format.
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Both cover and also interior art were detailed by, you guessed it, the inimitable Jose louis Garcia-Lopez.