The third member of DC’s Trinity is getting on the anthology train. DC Comics today announced Sensational Wonder Woman, a new digital-first anthology series that will feature standalone stories starring the amazing Amazon, from established and up-and-coming creators. The first issue of the series will debut digitally next month, with a print edition collecting the first arc of the series available in March.
Speaking of the creators, of note is that those announced so far predominantly identify as women. The first storyline of the series is by Stephanie Phillips, Meghan Hetrick, and Marissa Louise, with a cover by Yasmine Putri (Letterer Pat Brousseau and variant cover artist Ejikure are also involved). Future storylines will feature work by Colleen Doran, Alyssa Wong, Eleonora Carlini, Mirka Andolfo, and Corinna Bechko. The stories themselves will find Wonder Woman teamed with both classic supporting characters and other heroes from across the DC Universe.
Sensational Wonder Woman is the latest digital-first anthology series for the iconic heroine. Sensation Comics, which also featured standalone, non-continuity Wonder Woman tales, ran from 2014 through 2016.
Check out some of Hetrick and Louise’s interior pages for the first issue, as well as both the print and digital version of Putri’s cover and the full text of DC’s announcement, below. The digital Sensational Wonder Woman #1 arrives on Wednesday, January 6th, 2021, while the print edition glides into stores on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021.
A combination of fan-favorite storytellers and trailblazing new writers and artists are coming together to celebrate Wonder Woman’s 80th anniversary with an all-new DC Digital First series, Sensational Wonder Woman. Published weekly, this reader-friendly, high action series is poised to deliver dynamic, standalone stories that are free of continuity, giving hardcore fans even more Wonder Woman action to love and new fans a fun starting point to enjoy stories and provide a gateway to discovering more about Princess Diana.
For the first digital arc, newly announced Harley Quinn writer Stephanie Phillips, Wonder Woman: Agent of Peace artist Meghan Hetrick and colorist Marissa Louise pit Diana against the evil Doctor Psycho. During a battle with the villain, Wonder Woman sacrifices herself to stop him, the impact from his psychic blast trapping her in an alternate reality. With the help of guest-star Hawkgirl, Diana must remember who she is before it’s too late.
Future digital/print arcs will spotlight Diana teaming up with other allies from the Wonder Woman mythos, such as Cheetah, Steve Trevor, Hippolyta, Wonder Girl and others. The stories come from a host of talented creators, including writer/artist Colleen Doran, Alyssa Wong and Eleonora Carlini, Mirka Andolfo, Corinna Bechko, with more to come.
Sensational Wonder Woman #1 by Stephanie Phillips and Meghan Hetrick arrives on all participating digital platforms on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, with a main cover by Yasmine Putri. The print version arrives in comic book stores on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 and will also include a variant cover by EJIKURE. For more information on the title and The World’s Greatest Super Heroes, please visit the website at www.dccomics.com and follow on social media @DCComics and @thedcnation.