Wonder Woman #290 [Direct]
(April 1982)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume
41
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-12-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Len Wein (editor); Mike W. Barr (associate editor)
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

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Capt. Wonder and the Silver Swan! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-854
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Silver Swan; Captain Wonder; The Huntress [Helena Wayne] (inset)
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Panic Over Pennsylvania Avenue! (Table of Contents: 1)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (plot); Paul Kupperberg (script)
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-8008
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Steve Trevor; Silver Swan [Helen Alexandros] (villain); Dr. Psycho [Captain Wonder] (villain); Mars (villain); President Ronald Reagan (cameo); Nancy Reagan (cameo); Agent Tomkins (Secret Serviceman)
Synopsis
To retain their idealized forms forever, Captain Wonder and Silver Swan must kill Wonder Woman by sending her invisible jet on a crash course with the White House.
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Indexer Notes

President and Nancy Reagan make a cameo. Steve Trevor's alternate universe origin from Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #260 is retold; his recent illness is described as an unconscious struggle to return to that home universe. His desire to ultimately remain with Wonder Woman cures the condition.

Death Atop Its High Tower Calls! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Huntress / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7885?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Crimelord (villain) (death); Charles; Francie; Arthur Cranston
Synopsis
As they battle in his private castle, Crimelord taunts the Huntress with the impending death of her dear old friend.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Words / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tamsyn O'Flynn
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L980

Indexer Notes

Letters from Wallace Lee Hopkins; Fred Grandinetti; Neil Ahlquist; Starla Ryan.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Capt. Wonder and the Silver Swan!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Panic Over Pennsylvania Avenue!
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. Death Atop Its High Tower Calls!
    The Huntress
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Words
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