This week Wonder Woman celebrates 75 years since her creation by William Moulton Marston in 1941. As you’ve undoubtedly heard, part of the celebration will be the opening of her first ever feature film on June 2nd. Want to explore the story of the most famous female superhero? Check out Entertainment Weekly’s article on the History and Life of Wonder Woman or browse some of our Wonder Woman titles here at Patten:
Wonder Woman, v. 1-2 by Brian Azzarello (2012)
When Wonder Woman learns the secret her mother Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, has kept regarding her father, her life shatters.
The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore (2014)
A cultural history of Wonder Woman traces the character’s creation, drawing on interviews and archival research to reveal the role of feminism in shaping her seven-decade story.
Wonder Woman, v. 1-4 by George Perez (2004-2006)
Follows the adventures of Wonder Woman who faces many adversaries, including the Greek god Ares and the Olympian god Hermes.
Wonder Woman: The True Amazon by Jill Thompson (2016)
Jill Thompson’s storybook style reimagining of the early years of the Amazon Princess Diana, who would grow up to become Wonder Woman. When young Diana has the fawning attention of a nation, she soon grows spoiled. But a series of tragic events take their toll, and Diana must learn to grow up, take responsibility, and seize her destiny.