DC Comics made some big announcements at New York Comic-Con last week. Including two new titles featuring some of their most powerful women.
First up is Wonder Woman! The Legend of Wonder Woman, a “Digital First” series launching in January. Written and drawn by Renae De Liz, The Legend of Wonder Woman is the spiritual successor to the critically acclaimed anthology series Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman. It covers Diana’s earliest days with her mother, Queen Hippolyta, training on the Amazon island kingdom of Themyscira.
Also announced is a six-issue limited series featuring Gotham’s baddest botanist, Poison Ivy. Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death is written by Amy Chu with art by Clay Man. In the series, Dr. Pamela Isely joins the plant sciences department at Gotham Botanical Gardens. When a colleague is murdered, all signs point to Poison Ivy as the culprit. Ivy has to solve the mystery and clear her name before things get a little batty…
From the DC press release:
Also announced at San Diego Comic-Con and revealed during a panel at last week’s New York Comic-Con was POISON IVY: CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH, written by Amy Chu with art by Clay Mann. In this six-issue miniseries, Dr. Pamela Isley joins the prestigious plant sciences department at Gotham Botanical Gardens. But when a fellow scientist is murdered and it looks like the work of Poison Ivy, what happens next?
For our Digital fans, January also brings a new Digital First series featuring the Amazon warrior princess herself, WONDER WOMAN! THE LEGEND OF WONDER WOMAN is a nine-issue digital series written and illustrated by Renae De Liz, with inker/colorist Ray Dillon. In the beginning there was only chaos. But Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, sees a better future – and eventually her daughter is destined to bring that new world to life. But before her ultimate destiny is revealed, Diana of Themyscira must learn the important lessons of an Amazonian childhood!