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Wonder Woman Gets Digital-First Weekly Comic Under Sensation Comics Name

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In a move long overdue from DC Comics, they announced that the oft-ignored third prong of their Holy Trinity, Wonder Woman, will be getting a digital-first comic entitled Sensation Comics featuring Wonder Woman after the 1940's series that predominately starred the Amazon princess. 

“With the success of LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT and ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN, giving Wonder Woman her own digital anthology series makes perfect sense. With this series creators can dream up unique takes on the Amazon Princess to give fans a new adventure every week. We’re very excited about the line-up, and readers won’t want to miss the sensational action-packed Wonder Woman stories we have planned for the coming weeks and beyond.” - Hank Kanalz, DC Comics VP
And like the other digital series mentioned Sensation Comics will feature a changing group of creative talent and unique stories not bound by continuity.  After three installments they'll also be sold as physical comics. The impressive list of artists and writers include Gail Simone, Ethan Van Sciver, Lauren Beukes, Cecil Castellucci, Amanda Deibert, Caitlin Kittredge, James Tynion IV, Georges Jeanty, Chris Sprouse, and Cat Staggs. 

It looks like WW will finally have more stories out in the market like Batman and Superman have had for years. It's no coincidence that with the Man of Steel sequel in the works with a live-action Wonder Woman the publisher is capitalizing on her popularity. Something that should have been done decades ago. Anyway, for those fans who weren't enamored with the New 52 run by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang (which is excellent by the way) then they'll get another take on WW from a revolving group of creatives. 

If you prefer print then this is the solicit from DC for the first issue to hit stores in August:


SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN #1
Written by GAIL SIMONE and AMANDA DEIBERT
Art by ETHAN VAN SCIVER and CAT STAGGS
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 Variant cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
On sale AUGUST 20 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
DIGITAL FIRST
Diana Prince: Amazon warrior, ambassador to Man’s world, or champion of women in need? All of the above! This digital-first anthology series will bring some of comics’ greatest talents to Themyscira, and give them leave to explore Diana, her world – and ours!
Gail Simone and Ethan Van Sciver kick things off when Oracle calls for help after the entire Bat-Family gets sidelined. But when Wonder Woman steps into the breach, Gotham City’s criminals get the surprise of their lives! Then, Amanda Deibert and Cat Staggs take Diana to school, where she meets her biggest fan!





Source: IGN

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