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Wonder Woman: the War Years 1941-1945

review by VJ Miller, Sr.

Wonder Woman the War Years 1941-1945As lovely as Aphrodite – As wise as Athens – With the speed of Mercury and stronger than Hercules, Wonder Woman fought against the Axis powers during WWII.

Once again, Roy Thomas has dug deep into the DC archives to ferret out the most representative stories of the Maid of Might during the Second World War.

Wonder Woman was created in 1941 by Dr. Charles Moulton Marston a graduate of Harvard in 1915. The war was raging in Europe when WW came on the scene but the US would be plunged into that war by December of that year. Continue reading Wonder Woman: the War Years 1941-1945

SUPERMAN – The War Years 1938 – 1945

review by VJ Miller, Sr.

Cover for Superman - the War YearsThis year superman will be 78 years old. His origin has been retold and re-embellished numerous times to bring it in line with the times and to bring new readers up to speed. Superman’s abilities and weaknesses have been altered so much over the years about the only thing he shares with his true origin is his name.

Where did it all begin and what was he really like in the beginning? Roy Thomas has dug through the archives and selected over 20 stories and cover art for Superman during the war years, from 1938 – 1945.

While rumblings of War brewed in Europe Superman was making his debut in Action Comics #1. Continue reading SUPERMAN – The War Years 1938 – 1945