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Jan 7 '11

The 30 nominees for most memorable moment in history for DC women

Here’s the full list of nominees and links to their “showcasing.” VOTE HERE As a reminder, this list was developed out of a series of ballots consisting of 130 moments submitted by readers and participants in comics forums and sites. Those moment were voted on in a series of ballots. The winners in pollwere named as the 30 nominees. The only caveat for the moment is that the female character(s) had to have agency.

  1. Wonder Woman beheading Medusa in Wonder Woman #210
  2. Lois Lane and Wonder spend the day together in Wonder Woman #170
  3. Lois Lane makes her debut in Action Comics #1
  4. Stephanie Brown becomes Robin in Robin #126
  5. Kate Kane resigns West Point because of DADT in Detective Comics #859
  6. Huntress/Helena Wayne makes her debut in Secret Origins of Super-Heroes #17
  7. Black Canary and past and current BoP operatives stare down Katrina Armstrong in Birds of Prey #106
  8. Wonder Woman tells Superman, “there’s the door, Spaceman” in the New Frontier
  9. Supergirl gives up her life to save the world in Crisis on Infinite Earths #7
  10. Shiva and Cass fight in Batgirl #25
  11. Stephanie Browns slaps Batman in Bruce Wayne the Road Home: Batgirl #1
  12. Barbara Gordon/Oracle and Dinah Lance/Black Canary meet in-person for the first time in Birds of Prey #21
  13. Renee Montoya realizes she’s going to become the next Question in 52 #42.
  14. Batgirl/Barbara Gordon makes her first appearance and saves Bruce Wayne in Detective Comics #359
  15. Lois Lane risks her life to save a soldier in Adventures of Superman #6311
  16. Barbara Gordon becomes Oracle in the Batman Chronicles #5
  17. Diana, after killing Ares with an axe, punches Zeus in Wonder Woman #33
  18. Zatanna mindwipes Dr. Light and then Batman in Identity Crisis
  19. Helena Bertinelli, the Huntress, stands her ground against the Joker in Detective Comics #741
  20. Lois Lane refuses to believe Superman is dead in All-Star Superman
  21. Batgirl tells Batman not to  talk down to her in Secret Origins #20
  22. Cassandra Cain saves Jim Gordon’s life in Batman #567
  23. Wonder Woman puts her foot down with Batman in The Hiketeia
  24. Wonder Woman wins the contest to go to “mans world.” in All-Star Comics #8
  25. Barda Free stops a tank in Justice League International Annual #4
  26. Wonder Woman snaps Max Lord’s neck in Wonder Woman #219
  27. Barbara Gordon/Oracle hires Dinah Lance/Black Canary as her operative in the first one-shot of Birds of Prey
  28. Amanda Waller fights Granny Goodness in Suicide Squad #34
  29. Wonder Woman sacrifices the restoration of her eyesight for the life of Martin Garibaldi in Wonder Woman
  30. Oracle defeats Braniac in Birds of Prey #73
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