Make the most of your Monday link-viewing time, after the jump.
Over the past few months, DC's We Can Be Heroes campaign has been raising money to fight hunger in the horn of Africa, and for this round of fundraising, they're putting the spotlight onto individual members of the Justice League. It's a pretty neat idea, harnessing the power of their fans for a good case, and with this week's focus on Wonder Woman, they're offering some interesting perks for people who donate.
Most of it's the kind of stuff you might expect, like signed comics, an exclusive t-shirt and a lithograph signed by Adam Hughes, but if you have $10,000 burning a hole in your pocket and you want to do some good with it, there's one major perk for your donation: Meeting Lynda Carter, who is, of course, best known as the mayor from Super Troopers.
Who would win in a fight between Sailor Moon and Wonder Woman? Ribbons versus lariats? Invisible plane versus silver crystal? Sailor Scouts versus Amazon warriors? Sapphic overtones versus... well, honors even on that one.
In comics, the answer would come down to whoever was writing the book, but the real world has a different way of settling these questions. The dance-off. At the Streetstar Festival in Stockholm, Sweden, earlier this year, the two ladies met in the arena to see who would emerge triumphant. Their weapon of choice? Voguing. Now the video of that encounter has hit the YouTubes for everyone to enjoy.
Though Justice League War is the first of DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation's features to adapt a storyline from the New 52, it seems Wonder Woman will be getting a unique new look rather than donning Jim Lee's DC Comics design. In an image tweeted by PR professional Gary Miereanu, Wonder Woman (voiced by actress Michelle Monaghan) can be seen chatting with Steve Trevor over ice cream cones in a sleeveless suit with armbands, a higher-than-traditional neckline, and a slightly darker color scheme (more navy and crimson rather than brighter blues and reds). You can see what you think of Diana's upcoming Justice League War look -- or at least one of them? -- after the cut.
Fashion designer Lauren Moshi has announced a new collaboration with Warner Bros. for a stylish capsule collection of apparel featuring DC Comics' finest. Known for her high-end casual wear featuring her own graphic designs, Moshi will be putting her own stylish twist on the iconic looks of Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, Batgirl, and Supergirl. Launching this Fall, the capsule collection will include t-shirts, dresses, tote bags and other fashion garments. Items in this collection will range from $98-202, and will be available at specialty retail boutiques such as Bloomingdales, Revolveclothing, Lester’s, Singer22, as well as the Lauren Moshi Flagship Boutique in Los Angeles.
Check out a preview of the Wonder Woman apparel from the upcoming Lauren Moshi x DC Comics collection after the cut!
What artist Robert Valley did with his four-minute Wonder Woman short for Warner Bros. Animation's DC Nation campaign was much more than simply express the powerful essence of the iconic superheroine. In just a few precious seconds, Valley defies every expectation absolutely anyone would have about what Wonder Woman could be, from the most hardcore fan to entertainment executives who've been endlessly vexed by how to depict the Amazon princess Diana in motion. But how it works is not simple; it's not easy to articulate. But its success is totally manifest, and that quality is part of what defines the work of a great artist; someone with vision.
It is also inescapably f***ing cool, and demonstrates in vivid terms the versatility of her character.
Tuesday gets tubular with tons of links after the jump.
When we last left our heroes of the Justice League and the Justice League of America in Justice League #22 -- the initial chapter of the Trinity War crossover between DC Comics' three Justice League titles (and a few other tie-in comics) -- the two Leagues were facing off over a literal line in the sand in the deserts of Khandaq. And then stuff got real, when Superman heat-visioned Dr. Light's face clean off, killing the newest recruit to the JLA in the process. That act was like a bell ringing at a boxing match, and so everyone came out of their respective corners fighting (Except for Shazam, who was sitting in a hole in the sand, watching the two Leagues fight all around him). And that's where we pick up in Trinity War's second chapter.
Back when Square Enix unveiled its first batch of DC Comics Variant Play Arts Kai action figures at Toy Fair 2013, fans had a lot to say about Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Flash and Batgirl's reimagined looks blending American and Japanese design aesthetics. At Comic-Con, SE's back with fully painted versions of Flash and Batgirl, along with unpainted prototypes of Superman, Supergirl and Aquaman. Will the new designs prove any less polarizing? See for yourself after the jump.