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DC Women Kicking Ass

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Oct 10 '11

Cover to Wonder Woman #5; Wonder Woman #1 breaks 100K

Ah, a bit of the old “Agony and Ecstasy: for me with Wonder Woman today.

The Ecstasy:

Also The Source announced this morning that Wonder Woman #1 has reached 100K in sales.

And now the agony also from the Source:

In DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, Wonder Woman will have a new origin, in which she is the daughter of Hippolyta … and Zeus! In recent interviews, writer Brian Azzarello and artist Cliff Chiang have teased that readers should expect the unexpected in this edgier, horror take on the superhero genre ­and the king of the gods will ensure that nothing goes as planned for his defiant daughter.

Originally created by the goddess Aphrodite and raised to perfection on the Amazon island of Themiscyra, the newest incarnation of Wonder Woman has a new costume and now a new origin ­ but she remains Wonder Woman. Strong. Proud. Fearless.

Sigh. Not feeling good about this at all.

  1. umbrellavulture reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass
  2. pashy reblogged this from lulubonanza
  3. pizza-planet reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    But…but her origin was perfect! I wasn’t...Diana before, so I asked people
  4. aerodragon said: Ok so who is Dianna gonna call out to when she needs Strength?? I doubt Hera, we all know how she feels about Zeus’s other famed son.
  5. meyllenpage reblogged this from adventuresofcomicbookgirl
  6. universalgeek reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    This doesn’t offend me. Both spontaneous genesis (being brought to life from clay or stone) and being spawned of divine...
  7. onepetal reblogged this from thenjw
  8. daisies-and-lilies reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    …what? I’m scared o.o;;;
  9. cleverwittystatement reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    …tentaclerape?
  10. chrisgrav3s said: god dammit
  11. gothicjew reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    Not sure how I feel about this. On the one hand it strikes a bit too close to making her a female version of Hercules in...
  12. abbakafka reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass
  13. ihatewhatilove said: Unpopular opinion, but maybe give it a chance to play out? Anyone who’s read 100 Bullets knows that Azzarello’s women can be just as frighteningly competent as his men. I find both the new AND old origins pretty problematic, frankly.
  14. namosays reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass
  15. doshijust reblogged this from flavorcats and added:
    What with the tentacles? Really?
  16. love--machine reblogged this from robotplane
  17. rendezvouswithdestiny reblogged this from thehappysorceress and added:
    Real original, DC
  18. ebbywaffle reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO but…but-no wait. I’m being trolled. I’ve gotta be. I was so happy
  19. coffeebased reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    LIKE ZEUS NEEDED ANOTHER KID. ZEUS NEEDS ANOTHER KID LIKE… NOTHING. I HAVE NOTHING.
  20. omegasama reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    Just… Why?
  21. glassgears said: Can I ask why you aren’t feeling good about it? I mean, what does adding a father and making him Zeus do to change her, besides giving her a slightly less confusing origin?
  22. bad-jew-jew reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass
  23. tessahighlander reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    OH NO!!!!! Sigh. Swan Rape.
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