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Wonder Woman. #1, The just war / G. Willow Wilson, writer ; Cary Nord, Xermanico, Jesus Merino, Emanuela Lupacchino, pencillers ; Mick Gray, Xermanico, Andy Owens, Ray McCarthy, inkers ; Romulo Fajardo Jr., colorist ; Pat Brosseau, letterer ; Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson, collection cover artists.

Wilson, G. Willow, 1982- (writer.). Nord, Cary, (penciller.). Xermanico, (penciller,, inker.). Merino, Jesús, (penciller.). Lupacchino, Emanuela, (penciller.). Gray, Mick, (inker.). Owens, Andy, (inker.). McCarthy, Ray, (inker.). Fajardo, Romulo, (colourist.). Brosseau, Pat, (letterer.). Dodson, Terry, (cover artist.). Dodson, Rachel, (cover artist.).
Series: Wonder Woman ; 1

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library Y G WIL (Text) 33500013253562 New Checked out 08/29/2020
Hawley Public Library Y G WIL (Text) 33500013253554 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781779503459
  • ISBN: 1779503458
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Wonder Woman created by William Moulton Marston"
"Originally published in single magazine form in Wonder Woman 58-65."
Formatted Contents Note:
The just war, part I / Cary Nord, pencils -- The just war, part II / Cary Nord, pencils -- The just war, part III / Cary Nord, pencils -- The just war, part IV / Xermanico, artist -- The just war, finale / Xermanico, artist -- The new world / Emanuela Lupacchino, pencils -- The grudge / Jesus Merino, pencils -- The grudge, part 2 / Jesus Merino.
Summary, etc.:
"War. For humankind, it is the oldest and deadliest enemy there is. And for Diana of Themyscira, the same is true...almost. Because to the Amazon Princess, war is not just an impersonal force of destruction. War is a god-a god named Ares. And Ares is back. Resurrected after years of oblivion, this young god has emerged once more to shake the world to its very foundations. But Ares is still impressionable, still able to be molded into something less cruel and more just...if he has the right mentor. He has chosen Wonder Woman. And now Wonder Woman must make a choice of her own. Can Diana reform Ares wicked ways? Or will she and everyone she cares about learn the hard way that there's no such thing as a just war?"-- Provided by publisher.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 March #1
    After a cosmic paradox apparently shunted their world into nothingness, Greek gods and Amazons have become refugees on Earth. Faced with his own existential truth, the war god Ares seeks to redefine himself by inciting the titular just war, only to get straightened out both physically and philosophically by the ever-empathic Wonder Woman. More compelling still is the second arc contained herein: a media entrepreneur with the goddess of vengeance under her thumb looks to settle a grudge against "the unregulated, extrajudicial killing machines that call themselves costumed heroes." The tag-team art is handsome throughout, but it also hits its high mark in the second arc, with Merino's precision lines and classically heroic figures highlighted by expressive faces that convey potent rage, ferocity, and fortitude. Powering it all is Wilson's penchant for constructing an exciting story built on a foundation of meaningful and penetrating questions that touch on the political as well as the emotional and delineating rich characters in simple, elegant moments. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

G. Willow Wilson is the author of the acclaimed novel THE BIRD KING (2019), co-creator of the Hugo and American Book Award-winning series MS. MARVEL (2013-2018), and has written for some of the world's best-known superhero comic book series, including THE X-MEN, SUPERMAN and WONDER WOMAN. Her first novel, ALIF THE UNSEEN, won the 2013 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel, was a finalist for the Center For Fiction's First Novel Prize, and was long-listed for the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction. In 2015, she won the Graphic Literature Innovator Prize at the PEN America Literary Awards. Her work has been translated into over a dozen languages. She lives in Seattle.

Subject: Wonder Woman (Fictitious character) > Comic books, strips, etc.
Women superheroes > Comic books, strips, etc.
Superheroes > Comic books, strips, etc.
Amazons > Comic books, strips, etc.
Gods, Greek > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Comics (Graphic works)
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.

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