(April-May 1943)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Wonder Woman Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer
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

[The Adventure of the Mole Men] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; Blakfu; Mole Men

[The First Test of Aphrodite: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Colonel Darnell; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Mae Wu; Mala; Paula von Gunther; Amazons; Queen Hippolyte; Jeane (Amazon); Aphrodite; Captain Sansu Hideo; General Tling; Major Fu; Steve Trevor; General Brown; General Von Bop; General Blatsu; Etta Candy
Synopsis:
Paula von Gunther undertakes a series of Amazon tests to prove herself worthy to serve Aphrodite; her first test: aiding Wonder Woman foil a Japanese plot to drive American women insane.
Keywords:
Reform Island

Indexer Notes

Rather than using the Purple Ray, Wonder Woman uses Paula's electrical machine to restore Mae Wu to life.

The Adventure of the Mole Men [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
General Darnell; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Holliday Girls; Etta Candy; Mala; Paula von Gunther; Queen's Messenger; Queen Hippolyte; Aphrodite; Blakfu (villain); Calla; Steve Trevor
Synopsis:
In her second test, Paula must reform the Mole Men of the underworld, which she and Wonder Woman accomplish by opening the Mole Men's eyes-- surgically-- to the beauty of the girls they enslave.

Indexer Notes

title from cover;

The Mother of New York's East Side (Table of Contents)

Wonder Women of History / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Alice Marble
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Story of Lillian D. Wald. Credits verified by Jerry Bails (October, 2005).

[The Third Test of Aphrodite: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Elva Dove; Steve Trevor; Ivar Torgson; Skelly; Cornelius Quod; Larry Hefton; Sigmund Spoil; Etta Candy; Paula von Gunther; Mala; Joan; Aphrodite
Synopsis:
To complete the third test of Aphrodite, Paula uses her subconsious X-ray machine to understand the motives of war-profiteering rubber magnates, so as to "change the character of men and make them serve their fellow humans."
Keywords:
Holliday College; Paradise Island; Reform Island; Subconscious X-Ray

Human Guinea Pig (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
aviation

[games] (Table of Contents)

Victory Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent
Inks:
A. W. Nugent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Treachery of Mavis: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
William Moulton Marston
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Queen Hippolyte; Paula von Gunther; Paula's Slave Girls; Mavis (villain); Aphrodite; Aphrodite's Priestesses; Gerta von Gunther; Zoe (Amazon); Colonel Darnell; Steve Trevor
Synopsis:
Paula had passed her tests, but in failing to oversee the reformation of a slave girl and the rubber magnates, Wonder Woman has failed twice-- which backfires when one of her charges takes revenge.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Adventure of the Mole Men]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [The First Test of Aphrodite: Part 1]
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. The Adventure of the Mole Men [Part 2]
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. The Mother of New York's East Side
    Wonder Women of History
  5. 4. [The Third Test of Aphrodite: Part 3]
    Wonder Woman
  6. 5. Human Guinea Pig
    Hop Harrigan
  7. 6. [games]
    Victory Puzzles
  8. 7. [The Treachery of Mavis: Part 4]
    Wonder Woman
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