Wonder Woman Album

Published
1983
Page count
100
Cover price
1.25 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Federal FC Comics

Credits

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

"Special Anniversary Issue"

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-200

Credits

Art
Ed Hannigan, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Text
, typeset
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Special Anniversary Issue

Notes

Wraparound cover.

Show/hide 1. A Bold New Direction for Wonder Woman (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-7759

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Romeo Tanghal, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Len Wein, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
DC Comics Presents (DC, 1978 series) #41 (January 1982)
A Bold New Direction for... Wonder Woman

Synopsis

Wonder Woman stops foreign spies, endorses a new women's group, adopts a new emblem and flies to Paradise Island to prove she's stronger than Hercules, swifter than Hermes-- all while Steve lingers near death.

Show/hide 2. Swan Song (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Romeo Tanghal, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Len Wein, editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #288 (February 1982)
Swan Song!

Notes

Only the first ten pages of this 27 page story are reprinted and used as transition to next story feature.

Show/hide 3. Beautiful Dreamer--Death Unto Thee (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-8462
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Sandman [Garrett Sanford]; Etta Candy; Steve Trevor; General Darnell; Shadow-Thing (villain, intro)

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Beautiful Dreamer, Death Unto Thee! [Chapter 1]

Synopsis

Wonder Woman's life begins to unravel as her nightmares become increasingly real.

Notes

Diana Prince is promoted to Major, soon to be promoted to Colonel, matching Steve Trevor's rank.

Show/hide 4. Chapter Two: My Sister, My Self! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman (Earth-1); Wonder Woman (Earth-2); Steve Trevor (Earth-2); Lyta Trevor [later becomes Fury] (intro)

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Chapter Two: My Sister, My Self!

Synopsis

Wonder Woman gets a glimpse of her own potential future happiness when she learns her Earth-Two counterpart is now a wife and mother.

Notes

The Earth-2 Wonder Woman discloses she has revealed her secret identity to the world, has married her Steve Trevor, and has a daughter. Steve cooks dinner; he noted cooking was his hobby in Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #9.

Show/hide 5. Chapter Three: The Sands of Doom! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; General Darnell; Sandman [Garrett Sanford]; Mrs. Vanderfeller; Queen Hippolyta

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Chapter Three: The Sands of Doom!

Synopsis

Wonder Woman agrees to marry Steve Trevor, and then does away with the third wheel in their relationship-- Diana Prince.

Notes

Pages 17-25 and 30 of the story. Wonder Woman gives a eulogy at Diana Prince's funeral.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Sandman [Garrett Sanford] (origin)

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Keith Giffen, penciller
 
Larry Mahlstedt, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
The Sands of Doom! Sandman Interlude

Synopsis

The Sandman, recent voyeur, helpmate, and admirer of Wonder Woman, reveals his origin as a watcher of dreams to his Amazon beloved.

Notes

Pages 26-29 of story, within the "Sands of Doom" chapter. The Jack Kirby Sandman from The Sandman (DC, 1974 series) is given a name and origin for the first time.

Show/hide 7. Chapter Four: The Queen Is Dead! Long Live the Queen! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Queen Hippolyta; Steve Trevor; Mala; Athena; Aphrodite

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Jan Duursema, penciller
 
Tom Mandrake, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Chapter Four: The Queen Is Dead! Long Live the Queen!

Synopsis

Wonder Woman dreams she wins the contest, but must remain on Paradise Island as Queen when Hippolyta ascends to Olympus.

Notes

The text suggests that Wonder Woman's nightmares may be a result of her repressed memories about the first Steve Trevor.

Show/hide 8. Interlude [1] (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Princess Diana seeks solace from her mother concerning her nightmares.

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Interlude [1]

Synopsis

Princess Diana seeks solace from her mother concerning her nightmares.

Notes

Queen Hippolyta reveals she had considered acting as her dream-self had done in Diana's nightmare.

Show/hide 9. Chapter 5: The Princess and the Sky-Pirate! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Trevor Stevens (villain); Queen Hippolyta

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Dick Giordano, line art
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Chapter 5: The Princess and the Sky-Pirate!

Synopsis

Wonder Woman dreams that Trevor Stevens lands on Paradise Island, a hardened criminal who takes advantage of the young Princess' innocence.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Superman

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Interlude 2

Synopsis

Wonder Woman delivers her wedding invitations personally to the JLA satellite, where she's greeted by Superman.

Notes

According to the invitation, the wedding of Steve and Wonder Woman was set for November 10th.

Show/hide 11. Chapter 6: ...Let No Superman Put Asunder! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Superman; Hippolyta; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Rich Buckler, line art
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Chapter 6: ...Let No Superman Put Asunder!

Synopsis

Wonder Woman dreams she marries Superman, but the two workaholics are hardly an ideal match.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Paula von Gunther; Steve Trevor

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Interlude 3

Synopsis

On Paula's advice, Wonder Woman calls Steve, but the bad connection gives the Princess little comfort.

Show/hide 13. Chapter 7: The Power That Corrupts! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Hippolyta; Steve Trevor; Mayor of New York; President of the United States

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Keith Pollard, line art
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

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First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Chapter 7: The Power That Corrupts!

Synopsis

Wonder Woman dreams she arrives in man's world as an "avenging angel," becoming a ruthless vigilante hunted by the authorities.

Notes

The President appears to be Ronald Reagan. Wonder Woman carves her own face on Mount Rushmore.

Show/hide 14. Interlude [4] (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Justice League of America [JLA; Superman; Batman; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Firestorm; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Green Arrow; Zatanna; Black Canary; Red Tornado]; New Teen Titans [Starfire; Wonder Girl]; Power Girl; Etta Candy; General Darnell; Sandman [Garrett Sanford]; Queen Hippolyta; Sheila Phillips (Anchorwoman)

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Interlude [4]

Synopsis

Steve says "no" at the altar, explaining to Wonder Woman he's obsessed with another woman: the dead Diana Prince.

Show/hide 15. Chapter 8: --Beyond the Gates of Sleep! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Sandman [Garrett Sanford]; Steve Trevor

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
 
Dann Thomas, scripter [as Danette Thomas]
 
Dan Mishkin, scripter (consultant)
Art
Gene Colan, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, editor
Management
Dick Giordano, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #300 (February 1983)
Chapter 8: --Beyond the Gates of Sleep!

Synopsis

In the dream dimension, Wonder Woman confronts and conquers the Shadow-Thing.

Notes

The Shadow-Thing reveals itself as Wonder Woman's "fears" and "self-loathing." The Sandman explains it was a product of Wonder Woman's guilt at deceiving Steve as Diana Prince. The story ends with Steve and Wonder Woman in a clinch, as General Darnell exclaims over the phone that Diana Prince has turned up alive.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 478

Entry created

  • 01/12/2003

Cover added

  • 05/09/2015

Index completed

  • 21/11/2003

Last updated

  • 07/09/2019