Planes, Trains, Automobiles, & MUCH MORE Amazing Wonder Woman!
We’ve got a perfect way to celebrate this Wonder Woman Wednesday with a quick Sneak Peek at our soon to be released 2019 Vintage DC Comics Wonder Woman Wall Calendar. You’ll find this Super Hero grappling in planes (middle image below), trains (bottom image), automobiles (above image), and much, much, more throughout the twelve action packed months as she fights for freedom and justice all over the Universe! But no Asgard Press calendar having to do with DC Comics would be complete without an introduction from our friend and perennial calendar contributor, Dr. Arnold T. Blumberg. Take it away Doc!
“Beautiful as Aphrodite, wise as Athena, stronger than Hercules and swifter than Mercury”
With that remarkable combination embodied in one wondrous woman, it’s no surprise that American pilot Steve Trevor and generations of readers fell in love with her and looked up to her as a hero of Amazonian proportions. Created by Writer William Moulton Marston (under the pseudonym Charles Moulton) together with his wife Elizabeth Holloway Marston and partner Olive Byrne, as well as artist Harry G. Peter, Wonder Woman first appeared in All-Star Comics #8 in the fateful month of December 1941, and immediately took her place at the pinnacle of the DC Comics pantheon alongside Superman and Batman as a champion of the oppressed and a hero for all.
With her enhanced strength, defensive bracelets, invisible plane, and golden lasso – capable of making anyone caught by it tell the truth – Wonder Woman assisted her adopted homeland of America and its Allies in the war effort. Ever since then, either on her own or fighting with her super friends in the Justice League of Amercia, the Amazon also known as Diana Prince continues to inspire with her star-spangled feats, changing minds and the world for the better.
Of course we don’t want to give away too much of what’s in store for you in this thrill ride of a Classic Comic Book Calendar so until the release coming late August – early September, this wee-bit of Wonder Woman will have to suffice.
Many thanks for the expert commentary goes to the aforementioned Dr. Arnold Blumberg. Doc is an educator, publisher, author, comic and pop culture historian, and former museum curator. He was the editor of The Overstreet Comic Book Price guide and teaches courses in everything from comics to zombies to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Find him on Twitter @DoctoroftheDead.