Wonder Woman #4 - Destiny Calling
([June] 2006)

DC, 2004 Series
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Volume
4
Price
19.99 USD; 26.99 CAD
Pages
180
On-sale Date
2006-06-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
1-4012-0943-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401209438 51999
Editing
Anton Kawasaki (editor, collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected editions

Issue Notes

Black-and-white reconstruction on selected pages by Dale Crain.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez (signed)
Inks
George Perez (signed)
Colors
Tom Smith (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]
Reprints

Wonder Woman: Destiny Calling (Table of Contents: 1)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece. Illustration is detail from the last page of the story in Wonder Woman (DC, 1987 series) #22.

Wonder Woman: Destiny Calling (Table of Contents: 2)

Wonder Woman / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
George Perez; Bob McLeod; Will Blyberg
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Hermes; Hippolyte; Phobos; Ixion the Assassin; Myndi Mayer

Indexer Notes

Title page with credits and publishing data. Includes vignettes from Wonder Woman Annual (DC, 1988 series) #1 (first, third [from cover], and eighth) and from Wonder Woman (DC, 1987 series) #23 (second [cover], fourth, and fifth), #24 (sixth), and #22 (seventh [cover] and ninth).

Our Story So Far... (Table of Contents: 3)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis; ? (revisions)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Who Killed Myndi Mayer? (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
George Perez
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Inspector Ed Indelicato; Julia Kapatelis; Lt. Mike Shands; Myndi Mayer; Steve London; Chrissie Fenton; Skeeter La Rue [Michael Boyd]; Deni Hayes
Reprints

Wonder Woman: Chapter One (Table of Contents: 5)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Myndi Mayer

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Wonder Woman (DC, 1987 series) #20.

Who Killed Myndi Mayer? (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
George Perez; Carol Flynn (idea)
Pencils
George Perez (layouts)
Inks
Bob McLeod (finishes)
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Inspector Ed Indelicato; Myndi Mayer; Lt. Mike Shands; Capt. Ablamsky; Chrissie Fenton; Steve London; Skeeter La Rue [Michael Boyd]; Deni Hayes; Mr. Choi; Julia Kapatelis
Synopsis
Inspector Indelicato records his investigation of the Myndi Mayer murder, including Wonder Woman's help in tracking down the suspected killer, but both he and Diana are surprised to learn the real cause of the star publicist's death.
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Indexer Notes

Skeeter's real name of Michael Boyd is revealed in this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
George Perez
Colors
?
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]
Reprints

Wonder Woman: Chapter Two (Table of Contents: 8)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hephaestus; Demeter; Apollo; Hera; Artemis; Zeus; Athena; Hades; Aphrodite; Poseidon; Hestia

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Wonder Woman (DC, 1987 series) #21.

Cosmic Migration (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
George Perez
Pencils
George Perez (layouts)
Inks
Bob McLeod (finishes)
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Menalippe; Julia Kapatelis; Vanessa Kapatelis; Hermes; Heracles; Aphrodite; Hippolyte; Penelope; Hephaestus; Demeter; Apollo; Hera; Artemis; Zeus; Athena; Hades; Poseidon; Hestia; Phillipus; Pythia
Synopsis
Diana, Hippolyte, and Menalippe are summoned to Olympus so that Diana can help destroy the damaged home of the gods and allow them to set out on a cosmic migration to find a new one.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
George Perez (signed)
Inks
George Perez (signed)
Colors
?
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]
Reprints

Wonder Woman: Chapter Three (Table of Contents: 11)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Vanessa Kapatelis; Julia Kapatelis

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Wonder Woman (DC, 1987 series) #22.

Through Destiny's Door (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
George Perez
Pencils
George Perez (layouts)
Inks
Bob McLeod (finishes)
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Hippolyte; Menalippe; Mnemosyne; Hellene; Vanessa Kapatelis; Eileen; Barry Locatelli; Lucy Spears; Julia Kapatelis; Horace Westlake; Phobos; General Hillary; Steve Trevor (in photo); Etta candy (in photo); Phoebe (unidentified)
Synopsis
The Amazons decide to open Themyscira to cultural exchange and Diana invites Julia and Vanessa to be the first visitors to the island.
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Indexer Notes

Wonder Woman discusses an adventure with Steve and Etta with General Hillary, which she will fully relate in Wonder Woman Annual (DC, 1988 series) #1. The orb-and-hooded-woman scenes throughout the issue tie-in to the "Who Is Wonder Girl?" story running in New Titans, The (DC, 1988 series) #50-53.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
George Perez (signed)
Inks
George Perez (signed)
Colors
John Stracuzzi
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Hippolyte; Antiope; Vanessa Kapatelis; Menalippe; Philippus; Mnemosyne; Euboea; Julia Kapatelis; Pythia
Reprints

Wonder Woman: Chapter Four (Table of Contents: 14)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Wonder Woman Annual (DC, 1988 series) #1.

Amazons (Table of Contents: 15)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Perez
Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Mark Farmer
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]
Reprints

Prologue (Table of Contents: 16)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Perez
Pencils
Chris Marrinan
Inks
Will Blyberg
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Julia Kapatelis; Vanessa Kapatelis; Hippolyte; Pythia
Synopsis
Diana takes Julia and Vanessa to Themyscira.
Reprints

Part 1: The Diving Bird (Table of Contents: 17)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Perez
Pencils
Arthur Adams
Inks
Arthur Adams
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Vanessa Kapatelis; Julia Kapatelis; Euboea; Pythia; Panopea
Synopsis
Euboea tells how a young Diana learned to dive from the cliffs of Themyscira and properly honor the sea.
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Part 2: Dust (Table of Contents: 18)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Perez
Pencils
John Bolton
Inks
John Bolton
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Julia Kapatelis; Vanessa Kapatelis; Hippolyte; Antiope; Hypsipyle; Phthia; Calchas; Jason
Synopsis
Seeing Julia and Vanessa riding reminds Hippolyte of a time when she was riding with her sister and they met Queen Hypsipyle of Lemnos. The Amazons helped return Hypsipyle to her city, only to find that in the queen's absence the citizens had let their hatred destroy them.
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Part 3: The First Statue (Table of Contents: 19)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Perez
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Vanessa Kapatelis; Philippus; Egeria; Hippolyte; Consivia
Synopsis
Philippus tells Vanessa how Egeria was the first Amazon to sacrifice her life defending Doom's Doorway.
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Part Four: Into the World Go Forth (Table of Contents: 20)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Perez
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Julia Kapatelis; Mnemosyne; David Kapatelis; Pythia; Thetis; Hippolyte; Agostos Deneiros; Maria Deneiros; Peter Deneiros; Diana Trevor; Steve Trevor
Synopsis
With the help of Mnemosyne and Pythia, Julia comes to realize that she had an encounter with the Amazons long ago.
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Part 5: Flight of the Icarus (Table of Contents: 21)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Perez
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
George Perez
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Hippolyte; Julia Kapatelis; Vanessa Kapatelis; Pythia; Steve Trevor; Lieutenant Etta Candy; P. J. Palmer; Gordon Hall; Icarus; Euboea; Phillipus
Synopsis
Hippolyte asks Diana about Steve Trevor, and the princess tells her mother how she recently helped Steve and Etta expose a saboteur at a military contractor.
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Epilogue (Table of Contents: 22)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Perez
Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Mark Farmer
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Pythia; Julia Kapatelis; Vanessa Kapatelis
Synopsis
After saying their good-byes, Diana, Julia, and Vanessa head for home.
Reprints

Testament (Table of Contents: 23)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Perez
Pencils
George Perez
Inks
George Perez
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Job Number
G-4304
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Stanley Feldman; Julia Kapatelis; Vanessa Kapatelis; Chrissie Fenton; Myndi Mayer; Mr. Mayer; Mrs. Mayer; Lili Mayer; Leo; Lili's daughter; Irwin; Kevin Mayer
Synopsis
Diana attends the viewing of Myndi Mayer's video will and comes to understand Myndi's final request of her.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Bumper page using the Wonder Woman double-W logo.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
George Perez (signed)
Inks
George Perez (signed)
Colors
?
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Hermes; Julia Kapatelis; Vanessa Kapatelis
Reprints

Wonder Woman: Chapter Five (Table of Contents: 26)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
Will Blyberg
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Hermes

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Wonder Woman (DC, 1987 series) #23.

A God Among Men (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
George Perez
Pencils
George Perez (layouts)
Inks
Will Blyberg (finishes)
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Hippolyte; Julia Kapatelis; Vanessa Kapatelis; Eileen Flowers; Johnny Meekins; Lucy Spears; Hermes; Brian Hatcher; Marian BiFulco; Phoebe (unidentified); Horace Westlake; Euryale; Omar; Billy; Phobos
Synopsis
As Wonder Woman announces the opening of relations between Themyscira and the outside world at the United Nations, Lord Hermes makes his own dramatic appearance on Earth. But Hermes, full of arrogance and vanity, quickly allows himself to fall into a trap laid by Phobos and Euryale.
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Indexer Notes

The mysterious appearance of Phoebe is a tie-in to the "Who Is Wonder Girl?" storyline in New Titans, The (DC, 1988 series) #50-53.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Pencils
George Perez (signed)
Inks
George Perez (signed)
Colors
?
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Phobos; Euryale; Ixion the Assassin; Hermes
Reprints

Wonder Woman: Chapter Six (Table of Contents: 29)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
Will Blyberg
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Wonder Woman (DC, 1987 series) #24.

Combat Zone (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
George Perez
Pencils
George Perez (layouts)
Inks
Will Blyberg (finishes)
Colors
Carl Gafford; Heroic Age (color reconstruction and enhancement)
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Karen Berger (original editor); Art Young (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Vanessa Kapatelis; Omar; Phobos; Euryale; Ixion the Assassin; Hermes; Julia Kapatelis; Horace Westlake; Lt. Placide; Pat; Lt. Etta Candy; Maj. Baines
Synopsis
In possession of Hermes' caduceus, into which Hermes poured all his power, Phobos and Euryale re-animate Ixion the Assassin. Hermes summons Wonder Woman, who binds Phobos, distracting Euryale long enough for Hermes to reclaim his staff and put an end to the threat.
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Wonder Woman Gallery (Table of Contents: 31)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]

Indexer Notes

Title page for this section of the book illustrated with the preliminary artwork for an unused T-shirt design.

[JLA Postcard] (Table of Contents: 32)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
George Perez
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art from Wonder Woman postcard released as part of the JLA postcard set.

[50th Anniversary Art] (Table of Contents: 33)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
George Perez
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artwork created for the 50th anniversary celebration of Wonder Woman in 1990.

[Wonder Woman #300 Pinup] (Table of Contents: 34)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez (signed)
Inks
George Perez (signed)
Colors
Tom Smith (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Hippolyta
Reprints

[Wonder Woman Gallery Pinup] (Table of Contents: 35)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
George Perez
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Hippolyte; Myndi Mayer; Theophilus Ventouras; Horace Westlake; Vanessa Kapatelis; Julia Kapatelis; Ed Indelicato; Mike Shands; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; Cheetah [Barbara Minerva]; Circe
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[Wonder Woman #120] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Pencils
George Perez (signed)
Inks
George Perez (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]; Hermes; Hera; Demeter; Hestia; Heracles; Hades; Artemis; Aphrodite; Athena; Hippolyte
Reprints

[Wonder Woman Trading Card] (Table of Contents: 37)

Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
George Perez
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]

Indexer Notes

Art from the VS. System trading card game.

A Destiny Revealed? (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Perez
Inks
George Perez
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana]

Indexer Notes

On back cover. A detail from the cover to Wonder Woman (DC, 1987 series) #22.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Wonder Woman: Destiny Calling
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. Wonder Woman: Destiny Calling
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. Our Story So Far...
  5. 4. Who Killed Myndi Mayer?
    Wonder Woman
  6. 5. Wonder Woman: Chapter One
    Wonder Woman
  7. 6. Who Killed Myndi Mayer?
    Wonder Woman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  9. 8. Wonder Woman: Chapter Two
    Wonder Woman
  10. 9. Cosmic Migration
    Wonder Woman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  12. 11. Wonder Woman: Chapter Three
    Wonder Woman
  13. 12. Through Destiny's Door
    Wonder Woman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  15. 14. Wonder Woman: Chapter Four
    Wonder Woman
  16. 15. Amazons
    Wonder Woman
  17. 16. Prologue
    Wonder Woman
  18. 17. Part 1: The Diving Bird
    Wonder Woman
  19. 18. Part 2: Dust
    Wonder Woman
  20. 19. Part 3: The First Statue
    Wonder Woman
  21. 20. Part Four: Into the World Go Forth
    Wonder Woman
  22. 21. Part 5: Flight of the Icarus
    Wonder Woman
  23. 22. Epilogue
    Wonder Woman
  24. 23. Testament
    Wonder Woman
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  27. 26. Wonder Woman: Chapter Five
    Wonder Woman
  28. 27. A God Among Men
    Wonder Woman
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  30. 29. Wonder Woman: Chapter Six
    Wonder Woman
  31. 30. Combat Zone
    Wonder Woman
  32. 31. Wonder Woman Gallery
    Wonder Woman
  33. 32. [JLA Postcard]
    Wonder Woman
  34. 33. [50th Anniversary Art]
    Wonder Woman
  35. 34. [Wonder Woman #300 Pinup]
    Wonder Woman
  36. 35. [Wonder Woman Gallery Pinup]
    Wonder Woman
  37. 36. [Wonder Woman #120]
    Wonder Woman
  38. 37. [Wonder Woman Trading Card]
    Wonder Woman
  39. 38. A Destiny Revealed?
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