Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Wonder Woman

Author Robert Greenberger, with a foreword by legendary comic book artist George Perez, and Universe Publishing present the ultimate Wonder Woman book aptly entitles Wonder Woman: Amazon, Hero, Icon.
This massive tome sports an Alex Ross painted cover and is brimming to near overflowing with artwork depicting the Amazon Princess since her first adventures as written by William Moulton Marston (the inventor of the lie detector) and illustrated with subtle S&M references by harry G. Peter.
Created to appeal to young girls as Batman and Superman appealed to young boys, Wonder Woman was an instant success and has been continually published since her first Golden Age appearance.  Over the years she has transformed from a simple female Superman to a goddess complete with mythological roots.
The book carefully and lovingly traces her comic book career through the decades complete with full color illustrations, character designs, short story reprints, special promotional art and dynamic full page and two-page spreads by some of finest talent in the industry. 
This book contains more than just the history of Wonder Woman; it is filled with facts and recollections about the history of comic books beginning in the early days of the Golden Age.  It’s a real treasure trove of information and visual treat that will fascinate readers for hours.  For an upfront look at Wonder Woman in all of her various versions over the decades, be sure to pick up a copy of this book.

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