Wonder Woman #1
Prev Series

Wonder Woman #1

Writer: Allen Heinberg Artist: Terry Dodson Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 7, 2006 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 1
6.8Critic Rating
5.5User Rating

Acclaimed writer Allen Heinberg (JLA, Grey's Anatomy) joins superstar artist Terry Dodson for a fresh take on Wonder Woman! It's been a year since Diana Prince stepped out of the Super Hero world, but when her former love is kidnapped, she'll have to decide between her old life and saving his!

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Michael Aronson Jun 11, 2006

    DC has now managed to do the obvious-yet-until-now-impossible: producing books about their big three mascots Superman, Batman and now Wonder Woman that are high-quality essential monthly reading. Stand up and take a bow, fellas. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Caryn A. Tate Jun 11, 2006

    Cheers to the creative team on this book. I feel like Ive breathed a sigh of relief. Finally, a portrayal of Wonder Woman that lives up to her name and iconic status! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Diana Kingston Jun 11, 2006

    Overall, this issue offers a very strong debut for Heinberg and the Dodsons. Donna Troy stands as an accessible entity, someone we can understand without a PHD in DC history/mythology. The type of story being told here (the rise of the successor) isnt one thats very common to the superhero genre - Robin hasnt become Batman, Superboy hasnt become Superman - so it should be interesting to see what happens. I never, ever thought Id say this, but Im really looking forward to the next issue of Wonder Woman. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Rokk Krinn Jun 8, 2006

    Wonder Woman #1 was a very fun and entertaining read. The ending hooked me enough that I'm going to pick up Wonder Woman #2. This title is still not on my permanent pull sheet, but it is good enough that I'll give it my standard six issues that I give most new titles to see if it can earn a spot on the Revolution's permanent pull list. As a brand new reader of Wonder Woman, I can easily recommend this title to anyone out there who is like me and has never had an interest in Wonder Woman or has never read one of her comics before. Give Wonder Woman #1 a try. You may just like it. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Kevin T. Brown Jun 11, 2006

    Overall, a decent story with fabulous art. Heres hoping that DC finds a way to keep this creative team on this title for a long time and not just the previously announced five issues. At the very least, make sure this the art team remains in place. Its the art that makes this book special. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Nicholas Slayton Jun 11, 2006

    Final Thoughts: Youre Not Wonder Woman. As I jumped on this book for Donna Troy, Im a bit bummed out by her portrayal. Still, the fresh approach to Wonder Woman combined with some all-star art makes the book worth its price and then some. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Jun 11, 2006

    My wish list at this point involves letting Diana enjoy her secret identity for a while, and letting Donna grow to fill her shoes, even if she reverts back to Troia at some point. Id also like some compelling new villains instead of just focusing on these overused ones. But as of now, this title remains on my pull list, and thats a very good first step. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Apr 2, 2007

    I think I get where Picoult is coming from with her approach to Wonder Woman. She's turned the Silver Age secret-identity plot dynamic on its ear. A staple of comics in the 1960s was Clark Kent's efforts to hide his dual identity from Lois Lane and his colleagues at The Daily Planet. Now, we have Diana Prince hiding her double life from Tom (who, of course, proves to be the ultimate Wonder Woman fanboy). But that's really all we get... a Silver-Age premise and little else. As a result, what we're left with is a comic book with only one character that developed in any way. Diana's new supporting cast are little more than props. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jun 10, 2006

    Wonder Woman certainly is pretty. With the Dodsons on board it could not look anything but pretty, and I'm sure that they felt Wonder Woman was a step up from Spider-Man: Let's Rape the Black Cat, but the story and re-jiggering of continuity in Wonder Woman is a headache inducing nightmare of bad writing. The dialogue is lifeless. The plot is filled with holes. The continuity overwhelms what should have been a simple reintroduction story, and I fear that this type of kitchen sink writing will exemplify the nu DC. Read Full Review

Reviews for the Week of...