Wonder Woman #796

Writer: Michael Conrad, Jordie Bellaire, Becky Cloonan Artist: Amancay Nahuelpan, Paulina Ganucheau Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 22, 2023 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 12
7.4Critic Rating
8.6User Rating

Hell hath no fury like a lover scorned! Eros is back and ready to take over Washington, D.C., in Hera’s name. Will Wonder Girl’s ex-boyfriend make things personal as he battles two of the most powerful women in the DCU? Plus, the final chapter of the Adventures of Young Diana!

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Feb 22, 2023

    Gods and mortals shift about in one of the most emotionally engaging issues of Wonder Woman in the past couple of years. Cloonan and Conrad have managed that very, very rare accomplishment of making the extended, rather large ensemble of a title seem just as interesting as the title character herself.  Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Feb 21, 2023

    This run has been fairly chaotic, jumping from setting to setting regularly, but it's been a while since this franchise made such good use of the character's mythological roots. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science - Gabe Hernandez Feb 21, 2023

    Well, knock me down and call me stinky. Wonder Woman #796 is this writing team's second decent Wonder Woman issue in a row. The invasion by the Olympian Gods feels big and has stakes. All heroes have their hands full with credible threats, and the surprise ending has gobs of potential for the future. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Matthew Lloyd Feb 21, 2023

    Wonder Woman #796 demonstrates why this has been a consistently great series over the past two years. While it can deliver on the action, there's always something bigger at play with the characters and emotional beats. Bellaire and Ganucheau do this in the second feature, and it's a hallmark of the main storyline. This more thoughtful approach is nuanced and nostalgic. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comic Watch - Clint Theron Feb 21, 2023

    Hera makes a major play in this finale to "Before the Storm", one that leads directly into Lazarus Planet: Revenge of the Gods #1. Whether her actions will have lasting consequences, only time will tell. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Feb 21, 2023

    Theres an interesting cliffhanger, but it gets continued as part of the underwhelming Lazarus Planet event and because Cloonrad has burned readers too often with a potentially interesting storyline resulting in a lackluster payoff. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Feb 22, 2023

    Wonder Woman #796 has solid art and an interesting cliffhanger, but those two elements are not enough to make up for the fact that this book drags and feels overly long and needlessly complex. Read Full Review

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