Wonder Woman #294 [Direct]
(August 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
1982-04-13
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); Carl Gafford (assistant 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.

This issue has no letters page.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Beware the Blockbuster! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
C-949
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Blockbuster
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Rampage! (Table of Contents: 1)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (plot); Marv Wolfman (script)
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Laurie Sutton

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Etta Candy; Steve Trevor; Blockbuster [Mark Desmond] (villain); Senator Abernathy; General Darnell; Willie Macon; Martha Macon; Carrie Macon
Synopsis
Diana Prince receives a "Commander Video" game for her birthday which causes havoc for Wonder Woman, including a mindless rampage on a missile base by Blockbuster.
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Indexer Notes

Steve, Etta, and General Darnell throw a surprise birthday party for Diana Prince, while Diana muses that her real birthday is usually spent on Paradise Island, and the date she gave to the Pentagon for Diana Prince is false.

Blockbuster last appeared in Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #498-499.

By Dusk's Dying Light... (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Janice Chiang

Job Number
J-8195
Genre
superhero
Characters
Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Crimelord (villain, flashback); Alfred Beagle; Sammy (thug); Harry Sims
Synopsis
The Huntress saves Alfred before he's killed by thugs only to learn he's not yet safe.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beware the Blockbuster!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Rampage!
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. By Dusk's Dying Light...
    The Huntress
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