(April 1959)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #211, 214, 217, 300)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

First issue officialy credited to Robert Kanigher as editor.


The Eagle of Space! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008)

The Secret Origin of Wonder Woman [part 1] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince; also as Wonder Girl]; Hippolyta; Aphrodite; Athena; Mercury; Hercules
Synopsis:
Diana is born "centuries ago" and is bequeathed powers by Aphrodite, Athena, Mercury, & Hercules. When Diana is a teen ager, her father and all the men are killed in "the wars". Young Diana helps her mother bring the Amazons to their new home on Paradise Island.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A Wonder Girl Story. Silver age origin of Wonder Woman. Wonder Girl does not appear in costume. The Steve Trevor part of the origin appears in Wonder Woman 98, and the Diana Prince part of the origin appears in Wonder Woman 99. Pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008)

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Brave and the Bold #23] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

What's Your B. Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Marriage a la Mode (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Tom Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Secret Origin of Wonder Woman Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince; also as Wonder Girl]; Athena
Synopsis:
Diana and the Amazons move to Paradise Island.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008)

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Hello Bob, I'm sorry I can't keep our date to go out."] (Table of Contents)

Linda Lee / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Midnight Ride of Betsy Dowdy (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Eagle of Space! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman battles dinosaurs in space.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (27 January 2008)

[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Eagle of Space!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. The Secret Origin of Wonder Woman [part 1]
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. [The Brave and the Bold #23]
  5. 4. What's Your B. Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  6. 5. Marriage a la Mode
  7. 6. The Secret Origin of Wonder Woman Part 2
    Wonder Woman
  8. 7. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  9. 8. ["Hello Bob, I'm sorry I can't keep our date to go out."]
    Linda Lee
  10. 9. Midnight Ride of Betsy Dowdy
  11. 10. Eagle of Space!
    Wonder Woman
  12. 11. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
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