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Wonder Woman #23.1: The Cheetah

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Wonder Woman #23.1: The Cheetah

Postby IvCNuB4 » Sat Sep 14, 2013 11:47 am

via The Mary Sue

Written by: John Ostrander
Art & Cover by: Victor Ibanez Ramirez

The Cheetah has clawed her way out of Belle Reve, and is hungry for blood—but before she steps up as one of the Secret Society’s most powerful generals, she has a personal score to settle! Learn the truth about the cult of Hippolyta, her vendetta against Wonder Woman, and just how far she’ll go to prove that she’s the most dangerous predator on Earth!

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Victorian Squid wrote:In a DC/Marvel cross-over "all your favorite Marvel characters would catch contextually-transmitted diseases and Steph infections."

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Re: Wonder Woman #23.1: The Cheetah

Postby IvCNuB4 » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:51 pm

I thought that last page with Diana laughing seemed off. Turns out it's a dream sequence.

A decent enough story that takes Cheetah's origin revealed in "Justice League" and builds on that by adding the back-story of her family members. Nothing ground-breaking but Ostrander tells a nice done-in-one story that also leaves a door open for possible followup with the US Marshall that's been hunting her since the Belle Reve breakout.
Victor Ibanez delivers some really nice interior art and the cover works especially well with the 3D effect. 8)
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Re: Wonder Woman #23.1: The Cheetah

Postby Victorian Squid » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:54 pm

Eh, what he said.

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Re: Wonder Woman #23.1: The Cheetah

Postby IvCNuB4 » Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:53 am

4 out of 5 from ComicVine

Comicbook Roundup has other sites's review which are all very positive
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Re: Wonder Woman #23.1: The Cheetah

Postby Victorian Squid » Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:14 pm

Some of the one-shots have been really solid. Dial E was a crazytrain ride with trippy art reminiscent of Morrison's Doom Patrol. This, Clayface, and a couple others this week were solid done-in-ones, something old school comics fans are constantly lamenting the dearth (or death) of.

I didn't care for the Eclipso one, but I never liked Eclipso, it's a stupid-looking villain with a stupid name IMO.

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