Title: Wonder Woman: Come Back to Me #1
Words: Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti
Art: Chad Hardin
Colors: Alex Sinclair
Published: July 17, 2019
Publisher’s Summary: “When Steve Trevor is called in for a test flight of an experimental new aircraft, he winds up lost in the Bermuda Triangle-and it’s up to Wonder Woman and Etta Candy to follow his trail to a mysterious, savage island! These stories written by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Chad Hardin were originally published in JUSTICE LEAGUE GIANT #3-4!”
Wonder Woman and Etta Candy find themselves in unknown surroundings when the pair attempt to track down Steven Trevor’s missing aircraft. Trapped on an island, the two must find Steve and a way home before it’s too late.
Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti write an excellent introductory issue. Wonder Woman: Come Back to Me #1 entices readers with Bermuda Triangle plot point, while also developing other, more subtle elements to the plot. More importantly, Wonder Woman is thoroughly kick-ass. Conner and Palmiotti write a determined and focused Wonder Woman. Though Wonder Woman: Come Back to Me #1 only introduces the main crisis, the story promises excitement and adventure abound. A all-around entertaining read!
Chad Hardin’s art equally enjoyable. Wonder Woman pops in every panel as a fit, larger-than life character. From her composure while fitting fires to her quick thinking on the island, Hardin depicts Wonder Woman as thoroughly in control of her situation. It’s refreshing to see a physically strong and focused Wonder Woman.
The Bottom Line
Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti craft a thoroughly kick-ass issue; Wonder Woman: Come Back to Me #1 is an entertaining read!