Future State: Immortal Wonder Woman #1

Event\Storyline: Future State Writer: Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad, L.L. McKinney Artist: Jen Bartel, Alitha Martinez Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 20, 2021 Cover Price: $5.99 Critic Reviews: 17 User Reviews: 37
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The Undoing are coming. Long past the Age of Heroes, few of Diana Prince’s friends survive, and most of her sisters have passed as well. As an immortal goddess, this is her lot. But then, a threat appears that even the mighty Darkseid can’t handle-and it’s up to Wonder Woman to take on the battle! It’s big action and high fantasy at the end of time, courtesy of Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Becky Cloonan (By Chance or Providence, Gotham Academy) and her Doom Patrol co-writer Michael W. Conrad, with the popular artist Jen Bartel (Blackbird) making her interior art debut for DC.

Then, peer into a closer future as the more

  • 10
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Jan 28, 2021

    must read for all Wonder Woman fans! Read Full Review

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Kendra Hale Jan 28, 2021

    If Wonder Woman is the heart of our heroes, then Future State: Immortal Wonder Woman is most certainly the heart of the Future State series. An absolute must read. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Jonathan Cadotte Jan 23, 2021

    Future State: Immortal Wonder Woman #1 manages to have not one but two stories that present a view on an interesting, full-featured future for the characters involved. If you can only grab one title from the Future State lineup, make it this one. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jan 19, 2021

    This was a solid one-two punch for Wonder Woman stories with a glimpse of both the distant and not-so distant future of Diana and Nubia. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Black Nerd Problems - Morgan Hampton Jan 20, 2021

    Immortal Wonder Woman reminds us that no matter who dons the name, Wonder Woman isn't going anywhere anytime soon, and when other heroes fade, Amazons will always persist.  Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Jan 19, 2021

    When all is said and done, Future State: Immortal Wonder Woman #1 delivers a great pair of stories. With a vast difference in setting and focus, the variety of narrative greatly emphasizes each story's strengths while also allowing each to stand on their own. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Sequential Planet - Marcus Orchard Jan 19, 2021

    While most of us have read this type of story before, this is still a wonderful debut. Cloonan's script is somber and impactful. Bartel's art is nothing short of astounding. Wonder Woman fans will absolutely want to pick this one up. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Multiversity Comics - Jodi Odgers Jan 25, 2021

    This issue delivers two strong stories. They may differ in scope and central character, but not in their quality. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Graphic Policy - Logan Dalton Jan 19, 2021

    Overall, Future State: Immortal Wonder Woman #1 has one strong, epic story and another story with potential that it doesn't fully live up to that also shows the difficulty of transitioning from prose fiction to comics. However, this book is definitely worth picking up for Jen Bartel's career best take on the final battle between good and evil in the DC Universe with punches that make galaxies trembles and facial expressions that will make you tear up while Becky Cloonan and Michael W. Conrad write a Diana, who is trying to cling onto hope in an utterly no-win situation. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Oscar Maltby Jan 19, 2021

    Immortal Wonder Woman #1 offers vivid artwork and high stakes, but it begs the question" why is 'Future State' so miserable? The future seems unendingly bleak for the entire DC Universe, and after the hopeful end of Death Metal, it's starting to put a dampener on the whole initiative. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - Nathan Simmons Jan 19, 2021

    With its two stories, this first issue not only embraces the importance of Diana's legacy, but also shows how the heroes of the world can find ways to continue without her. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Jenna Anderson Jan 20, 2021

    Immortal Wonder Woman won't be for everyone, but it will undoubtedly strike a chord with a lot of Future State's readers. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Elizabeth Buck Feb 8, 2021

    Future State: Immortal Wonder Woman tells two tales of Wonder Women Diana Prince and Nubia. In these fast-paced stories, our heroines come up against two evils threatening Earth. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jan 19, 2021

    It's a visual feast, but the story definitely feels like it plunks us into the middle of a story we don't know about yet. I'm intrigued, but not 100% sold yet. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Jan 22, 2021

    Immortal Wonder Woman #1 follows a similar format to many other Future State books with how we are dropped in the time period this series is exploring. That does cause some similar problems seen in other Future State comics to appear here. That said, Immortal Wonder Woman #1 shines where it matters most with the presentation of Diana Prince in the main story and Nubia in the back-up story. Add in the wonderful artwork seen throughout this comic book, Future State: Immortal Wonder Woman #1 is well worth the price of admission. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Dispatchdcu Jan 24, 2021

    When it is all said and done, if you are not necessarily craving a new Wonder Woman, I would skip this issue. Diana has had way better stories and Nubia may not be your cup of tea. But if you are willing to read about a different version of Wonder Woman, go to you LCS asap and pick up this comic! Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Weird Science - Gabe Hernandez Jan 19, 2021

    A few points to consider. First, It's misleading to call the Nubia story a backup since it's just as long as the Wonder Woman story. Second, the art is better than the Wonder Woman story. Not a lot better but better. Third, there might be a printing issue (at least in the review copy) as all the word balloons and lettering were repeated and superimposed on top of the art from the opening dialog between Grail and the museum guard to the first fight scene between Nubia and Grail. Hopefully, that won't show up in print but that's a major publishing error if it does.Bits and PiecesImmortal Wonder Woman #1 does it's best impression of The Neverending Story and falls well short. The story is clunky and the art is just plain terrible. The Nubia backup story has mildly better story and art, but not for the cover price. Read at your own risk. Read Full Review

  • 10
    micahmann Jan 19, 2021

    Beautiful and heartbreaking. Several moments of shock and surprises. I teared up a couple of times. How will this end? I’m looking forward to it.

  • 9.5
    C.V.R. The Bard Jan 25, 2021

    Okay I hopped on the Future State craze. That Nubia story and the promise of a homeless Batman drew me in. Luckily this story of a despondent Wonder Woman and a depressed Darkseid was better than I expected and feels in the same vein of Dead Earth with sexier art , painted , as opposed to the gritty , indigenous , pencils in Dead Earth.
    Speaking of indigenous , that Nubia story was perfect. Returning Grail to the forefront and opening up mystery as to Nubia's powers and her side of the DCU is welcome to my eyes and mind. Forget Yara, this Wonder Woman is better than a side story. This is a case of Bart and Hubert, just change the names to Diana and Nubia.
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  • 8.0
    Antenovial Jan 19, 2021

    Immortal Wonder Woman tells two stories one is of Diana and one of Nubia.

    Diana's story takes place at the end of time as was shared when the news about Future State first dropped, and it feels a little like it? The art conveys a very melancholic and magical feel as Diana seeks closure among the ruins of Man's World. More specifically speaking the Bat Cave.

    Jen Bartel does a good job on art but her weaknesses show when it comes to action. At times poses look clunky and short-cuts are taken with the faces that seem more anime from time to time. Which isn't bad itself but not consistent with the overall look. Her strengths lie in the quiet moments, the atmosphere, and expressions.

    Cloonan and Conrad manage to more

  • 6.5
    Onomatopoeia Jan 22, 2021

    "Impossibly long ago, in the distant future." Unfortunately the stupidity of that line stuck with me to the very end. Like the rest of Future State, it makes little sense and will hopefully be forgotten with time.

  • 6.5
    mrDovydas Feb 15, 2021

    Beautiful art, pretty bland and generic stories.

  • 5.0
    Nihilist Jan 19, 2021

    I've been a fan of Becky Cloonan's work since the moment I picked up Gotham Academy #1. It was like nothing else on the shelves. One that successfully broke the mold of the typical American superhero comic (aka capeshit) and appealed to brand new audiences, despite being set in the very same universe where Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman all live. What got me there was the memorable and colorful cast of characters, atmosphere and unique tone unlike anything DC had (and still has) in its arsenal.
    Immortal Wonder Woman, sadly, doesn't feature any of those. It's a bland, forgettable and quite frankly emotionless filler. And funnily enough its most memorable feature is a Gotham Academy easter egg involving a character called Maps. It ma more

  • 5.0
    Merlyn Jan 19, 2021

    7 for the first (mostly for the art, the story could use some work), 3 for the second.

  • 5.0
    Psycamorean Jan 20, 2021

    Unfortunately, this was pretty lackluster. I think I liked the Nubia story slightly more, but neither was great.

  • 5.0
    vivek Jan 20, 2021

    why was she crying?
    did she finally get fucked by Bruce and could not forget it?


  • 5.0
    TheKize Jan 22, 2021

    It's a beautiful looking comic, but neither story packs the same punch as the visuals. Diana's story is slow moving and features a vaguely defined threat. The Nubia story is better, but it doesn't do enough to explain its context in the future timeline.

  • 3.0
    Kaseladen Jan 19, 2021

    Nubia's story is nothing to write home about
    Diana's story is utterly wasted due to its portrayal of Darkseid

    Nothing worthwhile here

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