Wonder Woman: The Contest [First Printing]
([April] 1995)

DC, 1995 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
9.95 USD; 13.95 CAD
Pages
124
On-sale Date
1995-02-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-56389-194-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941206295 00111
Editing
Bob Kahan (editor, collected edition); Paul Kupperberg (editor, original series); Jason Hernandez-Rosenblatt (assistant editor, original series)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Trade Paperback; Perfect Bound

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Deodato Jr. (signed)
Inks
Mike Deodato Jr. (signed)
Colors
Rob Schwager
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Princess Diana; Wonder Woman [Artemis]
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Still Amazing after All These Years (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
? (background image)
Inks
? (background image)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Contest Begins! (Table of Contents: 2)

Wonder Woman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Amazons
Reprints

Homeward Gazings (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
William Messner-Loebs
Pencils
Mike Deodato Jr.
Inks
Mike Deodato Jr.
Colors
Patricia Mulvihill
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Princess Diana]; Amazons [Jocasta; Mala; Helen; Hadja]; Queen Hippolyte; Amazons of Bana-Mighdall [Artemis (intro); Braka; Lartys]; Circe (Flashback)
Synopsis
It's catch-up time, as the Amazons recount their battle against a demon invasion, and Diana defends her recent drastic actions to her mother, prompting the Queen to call for another contest.
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The Beginning of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 4)

Wonder Woman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
Monica Bennett
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Princess Diana]
Reprints

The Contest, Part 2: The Blind Eyes of Time (Table of Contents: 5)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
William Messner-Loebs
Pencils
Mike Deodato Jr.
Inks
Mike Deodato Jr.
Colors
Patricia Mulvihill
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Queen Hippolyta; Wonder Woman [Princess Diana]; Mala; Artemis; Amazons of Bana-Mighdall [Mala; Trigona]
Synopsis
Diana visits the village of the Bana-Mighdall Amazons, where she not only resembles their ancestress Antiope, but -- in a hallucination set in the past -- she becomes her.
Reprints

Immortal Combat! (Table of Contents: 6)

Wonder Woman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Artemis; Wonder Woman
Reprints

The Contest, Part 3: The Last, Great Game (Table of Contents: 7)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
William Messner-Loebs
Pencils
Mike Deodato Jr.
Inks
Mike Deodato Jr.
Colors
Patricia Mulvihill
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Norocaw; Julianna Sazia; Wonder Woman [Princess Diana]; Mala; Euboea; Queen Hippolyta; Artemis; Herakles (flashback); Venelia (Amazon); Penelope (Amazon); Antiope [Princess Diana] (flashback)
Synopsis
Julianna Sazia advances in the mob, Diana and Artemis advance in the contest, and Diana, in another flashback, learns a sinister secret about her mother and Herakles.
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The Contest Lost...! (Table of Contents: 8)

Wonder Woman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Medusa
Reprints

[The Contest: Conclusion] (Table of Contents: 9)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
William Messner-Loebs
Pencils
Mike Deodato Jr.
Inks
Mike Deodato Jr.
Colors
Patricia Mulvihill
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Princess Diana]; Artemis; Mala; Paulie Longo's Thugs [Ripsaw; Backblast; The Morgue]; Julianna Sazia; Moot and Geoff; Queen Hippolyta; Nuscia (Amazon); Venelia (Amazon); Patrice (Bana-Mighdall Amazon); Phillipus; Antiope [Princess Diana] (flashback); Herakles (flashback); Harpies; Medusa; Chabhdis
Synopsis
Julianna Sazia consolidates her power, the Contestants surmount old rivalries as they race over treacherous grounds to the finish line, and Diana learns why the two Amazon tribes split in the first place.
Reprints

Wonder Women (Table of Contents: 10)

Wonder Woman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Deodato Jr. (signed)
Inks
Mike Deodato Jr. (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Artemis [Wonder Woman]; Princess Diana
Reprints

Violent Beginnings (Table of Contents: 11)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
William Messner-Loebs
Pencils
Mike Deodato Jr.
Inks
Mike Deodato Jr.
Colors
Patricia Mulvihill
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Princess Diana; Artemis [Wonder Woman]; Queen Hippolyte; Inspector Indelicato; Cassie Arnold; Whizzer; Julia Kapatelis; Etta Candy; Donna Milton; Danial and Dickie Brassalton; Micah Rains; Hawkman
Synopsis
The Boston turf wars heat up and the new Wonder Woman makes her debut, as Diana, disenchanted with Amazon ideals, learns to be more direct when dealing with thugs and making money.
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Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Still Amazing after All These Years
  3. 2. The Contest Begins!
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. Homeward Gazings
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. The Beginning of Tomorrow!
    Wonder Woman
  6. 5. The Contest, Part 2: The Blind Eyes of Time
    Wonder Woman
  7. 6. Immortal Combat!
    Wonder Woman
  8. 7. The Contest, Part 3: The Last, Great Game
    Wonder Woman
  9. 8. The Contest Lost...!
    Wonder Woman
  10. 9. [The Contest: Conclusion]
    Wonder Woman
  11. 10. Wonder Women
    Wonder Woman
  12. 11. Violent Beginnings
    Wonder Woman
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