Featured Character: Wonder Woman

Diana Prince

“Wonder Woman”

Wonder Woman by Kay

First Appearance: All

Star Comics #8 (December 1941)

Profile for Wonder Woman:

Name – Diana Prince

Age – Approximately 5,000 years old

Height – 6’0 feet

Weight – 135 pounds

Powers – Superhuman strength and speed, Skilled in hand-to-hand combat, Use of sword and shield as well as indestructible bracelets and lasso of truth, ability of flight, and extreme longevity.

Place of origin –¬†Themyscira

Allies – The Justice League, The people of Amazon, Nemesis aka Tom Tresser, Steve Trevor, and Etta Candy.

Enemies – Cheetha, Circe, Ares, Deimos, Hades, Silver Swan, Queen Clea.

Common Character Facts:

  • Diana Prince is the daughter of Zesus and¬†Hippolyta.
  • Wonder Woman is the Princess of the Amazons.
  • She is the only founding member of The Justice League that is female.
  • She’s one of the few beings in existence that can wield Thor’s Hammer.
  • Wonder Woman is one of the strongest characters in the DC universe with strength that is on par with Superman’s.
  • Wonder Woman utilizes an invisible jet.

Uncommon Character Facts:

  • She was created by William Moulton Marston to be the model for liberated women.
  • Diana Prince’s creator (William Marston) invented a machine similar to the polygraph machine and is believed to have created Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth as a reference to his device.
  • She can telepathically control the world’s soldiers.
  • Wonder Woman ran for President twice.
  • While Diana Prince is chronologically 5000 years old, as of the New 52 she is physically 23.

Wonder Woman’s Weapons:

Lasso of Truth

  • Originally came from Golden Girdle of Gaea that was worn by her aunt Antiope, sister of the queen of Amazon.
  • Made by Hephaestus (Best know for making Zeus’ thunderbolt) who also made her bracelets and armor.
  • Forces those in its snare to tell the truth.
  • Restores forgotten memories.

Bracelets of Victory/Submission

  • Forged from shield of Zeus (her father) and therefore indestructible.
  • When hit together they create blasts of lighting.
  • When crossed they create a shield that can block most attacks.
  • Help to suppress her powers and keep them in balance.

Royal Tiara

  • Acts as a boomerang when thrown.
  • Sharp enough to cut Superman.

Battle Armor

  • Indestructible breast plate.
  • Warrior shirt, pants (briefly), skirts, shorts.
  • More casual than her War Suits.

War Suits

  • Entirely made of copper.
  • Shoulder plates, breast plates, golden greaves, helmet, wings to protect shoulders and back.
  • Worn during large scale battles and conflicts.

Magical Sword

  • Works against invulnerable beings and can actually kill Superman.
  • Sharp enough to split atoms.
  • “Sword of Athena” as of the New 52.

Earrings

  • Can hear Queen Desira: Queen of Venus.
  • Can act as Gelignite grenades.
  • Can also function as walkie-talkies.

“Power Rings”

  • Black Power Ring “only in Blackest Night” gives ability to raise the dead.
  • Violet Power Ring: embodies the powers of “Love” and “Emotion”
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For more information on Wonder Woman visit DC Comics’ official page: http://www.dccomics.com/characters/wonder-woman

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