Wonder Woman #131

Published
May 1976
Page count
52
Cover price
0.30 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Wonder Woman) Cover, 1 page

"Who is this villain from Wonder Woman's past--and why does she seek a strange vengeance?"

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
[S-2135]
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Dr. Cyber

Credits

Art
Ernie Chan, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino , letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Associate Editor
 
Bob Rozakis, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #221 (December 1975-January 1976)
The Fiend with the Face of Glass!

Notes

The initials "EC" have been removed from the image for this printing.

Show/hide 1. The Fiend with the Face of Glass! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2047
Characters
Hawkman

Credits

Writing
Marty Pasko, scripter [credited as Martin Pasko]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller [credited]
 
Vince Colletta, inker [credited]
Text
Milt Snapinn , letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor [credited]
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Associate Editor [attributed]
 
Bob Rozakis, original Assistant Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #221 (December 1975-January 1976)
The Fiend with the Face of Glass!

Synopsis

Hawkman observes Wonder Woman's 11th mission (although it was going on at the same time as her 10th mission, as Batman will explain in the following issue), as Diana faces off against Dr. Cyber.

Show/hide 2. The Girl Who Split in Two! (Hawkman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hawkman
Genre
Superhero
Code
R-242
Characters
Hawkman; Zatanna

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter [credited]
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art [credited]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
Robert Kanigher, original Editor (US Reprint)
 
Allan Asherman, original Assistant Editor (US reprint)
 
Vince Colletta, original Art Director (US reprint)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Supergirl (DC, 1972 series) #5 (June 1973)
The Girl Who Split in Two

Notes

This feature tells the origin of Zatana. This version reprinted from Supergirl #5 is edited down from the original 13 pages in Hawkman (DC, 1964 series) #4 (October-November 1964). Reprint omits page 2, panels 1-2; page 3, panel 1 and 5; page 4; page 5, panel 5; page 6, panels 1-3 and 5; page 8, panels 1-2; page 11, panels 2-3; page 12, panel 2; and page 13.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Super-Turtle) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Super-Turtle! Help!"

Featuring

Feature
Super-Turtle
Genre
Humour; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Code
3320
Characters
Super-Turtle

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #115 (October 1968)
Untitled

Synopsis

Super-Turtle doesn't want to get dirty rescuing a person who fell down a chimney. Super-Turtle spots a repairman who has fallen into the top of a factory chimney. Not wanting to get his suit dirty, he goes down to the furnace and sends a blast of super-breath up into the chimney. The repairman is tossed free and lands on a stack of mattresses located at the mattress factory next door.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Just a Story) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Just a Story
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Johnny Peril [Mr. Nobody] (introduction)

Credits

Writing
Howard Purcell, scripter [credited]
Art
Howard Purcell, line art [credited]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Sheldon Mayer, original Editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original Story Editor [attributed]
 
Robert Kanigher, original Story Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Comic Cavalcade (DC, 1942 series) #19 (February-March 1947)
The End
Also printed
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #116 (March-April 1975)
Untitled

Notes

This reprint is the version from Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #116 (March-April 1975), which has an introductory panel with Wonder Woman. The story title from the table of contents of the first printing. Johnny Peril is not named in this story.

Show/hide 5. The Gods of the Amazons (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Aphrodite; Athena; Heracles; Hermes

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Robert Kanigher, original Editor
 
Allan Asherman, original Editoral Assistant

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #211 (April-May 1974)
The Gods of the Amazons
Also printed
United States
DC Special Series (DC, 1977 series) #19 (Fall 1979)
The Gods of the Amazons
 
Australia
Super Heroes Album (Murray, 1977 series) #15 (April 1980)
The Gods of the Amazons

Notes

Feature on Aphrodite, Palas Athena, Heracles and Hermes.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1013
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Hippolyte; General Darnell; Etta Candy; the Holliday Girls; the Amazons; Aphrodite; Duke Dalgan (villain, introduction); Duke's gang of international racketeers (villains, introduction for all)

Credits

Writing
William Marston, scripter [credited as Charles Moulton]
Art
Harry Peter, line art [signed as H. G. Peter]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Sheldon Mayer, original editor [credited]
 
Ted Udall, original Assistant Editor [attributed]
 
Dorothy Woolfolk, original Assistant Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Sensation Comics (DC, 1942 series) #26 (February 1944)
The Masquerader
Also printed
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #214 (October-November 1974)
The Masquerader
 
United States
Wonder Woman Archives (DC, 1998 series) #4 (2004)
The Masquerader

Synopsis

Hippolyte uses the Magic Sphere and sees that Wonder Woman is going to be captured by a gang of racketeers, so she gets permission to leave Paradise Island for three days...as long as she does not reveal her true identity. So she decides to masquerade as first Diana Prince, then Wonder Woman.

Notes

The original story is untitled. The title is from the table of contents in Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #214 (October-November 1974).


Status

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AusReprints ID

  • 1262

Entry created

  • 30/01/2004

Cover added

  • 27/10/2019

Index completed

  • 25/02/2005

Last updated

  • 27/10/2019