Wonder Woman #42

Writer: James Robinson Artist: Jesus Merino Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: March 14, 2018 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 13 User Reviews: 10
6.6Critic Rating
6.4User Rating

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"Amazons Attacked" part two! The power of the ancient gods has returned Darkseid to his former self, but he wants more-he wants the throne of Apokolips back! But to put down the rebellions and civil war raging on his homeworld, he'll need an army more powerful than he's ever had before. That sounds suspiciously like the Amazons!

  • 8.6
    Impulse Gamer - Andrew Bistak Mar 15, 2018

    All in all, another enjoyable issue from writer James Robinson with some Glorious Godfrey art by Jesus Merino who creates a perfect Wonder Woman with some stellar panels and a truly horrifying Darkseid. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Mar 14, 2018

    Wonder Woman has kinda been blowing in the wind lately, but this issue was encouraging that Robinson can get things back on track sooner than later. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Word Of The Nerd - Joshua Page Mar 14, 2018

    So far, the story of the Amazons Attacked arc is very intriguing. I am excited to see what Robinson has planned for future installments. I am interested in seeing who does the artwork for the next installments, as both Merino and Stephen Segovia's have been superb thus far. Additionally, I do hope that Steve and Diana will continue to discuss the mental effects of her many adventures in the future. And, I do hope we learn just where Jason disappeared to and how that will affect Wonder Woman. Overall, the plot thickens in this issue and very intriguing details arise as to Darkseid's true motives. Will he travel back in time to rule over Themyscira as a god? One can only hope, as that would be amazing and give Wonder Woman a truly formidable foe! Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Comicsverse - Maite Molina Mar 14, 2018

    Though WONDER WOMAN #42 is a step forward in regard to the overall plot, it only scrapes the surface of the story's potential. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Corps - Jason Saba Mar 14, 2018

    Robinson's story moves along well enough this issue, and there is a decent amount of Grail appearing to satisfy those of us who have been craving it because recently, she has been relegated to an on-set extra. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    DC Comics News - Sean Blumenshine Mar 18, 2018

    This is an okay issue. The art is good especially during the action scenes. Merino does a lot of cool stuff when Diana takes Grail on. That action scene is a lot of fun and, along with the art, makes the issue worth reading. Personally, I don't find this story interesting. It's not horrible but Darkseid feels dull and generic and I still don't really care about Jason. Despite that, the issue is still enjoyable and fun to read. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Christopher Landers Mar 19, 2018

    In the end, this was a solid read, despite the wonky pacing, and it promises to pick up next issue. The teaser at the end alone pretty much guarantees an epic battle is coming, and Darkseid hasnt even reached the shores of Themyscira as the title of the arc promises, so there is plenty more excitement on its way. Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Jose "Jody" Cardona Mar 14, 2018

    Despite the fantastic art, this arc continues to disappoint due to its disjointed story structure Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Mar 15, 2018

    Wonder Woman #42 is a decently fun read. It has its problems, and Diana is still not as interesting under James Robinsons authorship. However, this is still a fun superhero read. I can recommend it as a good action-oriented issue. Feel free to check it out. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Cat Wyatt Mar 14, 2018

    As per usual the artwork for Wonder Woman was fantastic " and we even got to see the prefect (lasso) being used. I forgot how long it'd been since we've seen that in action. So that was pretty nice. I know I don't trust Jason (and have stated it multiple times), but I do like his new character design. The armor looks brilliant. Read Full Review

  • 5.3
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Mar 14, 2018

    While the art in this issue is great, that's about the only great thing we're dealing with here because nothing flows in this issue in what feels like a natural way.  Information is given, then withheld and it goes on and on like this back and forth until the issue is over and by the end of it all it just comes off feeling like James Robinson has no love for the story he's writing. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Mar 14, 2018

    This massively disappointing Wonder Woman run continues to limp along on its overarching storyline, with little in the way of intriguing developments and several more major red flags in its depiction of its title character. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Mar 14, 2018

    This is a perfectly readable issue of Wonder Woman, and that may be its only saving grace, because it's unclear why anyone would keep reading after its over. Read Full Review

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