Wonder Woman #759 Review

by Carlos R. on July 28, 2020

Wonder Woman #759 Cover Image
Written by: Mariko Tamaki
Art by: Mikel Janín
Colors by: Jordie Bellaire
Lettered by: Pat Brosseau
Publisher: DC Comics

This week finds the start of a new chapter for Diana Prince. Issue #759 of Wonder Woman sees the beginning of Mariko Tamaki’s run and the series kicks off in great fashion as she’s joined by artists Mikel Janín, Jordie Bellaire, and Pat Brosseau.

With a brand-new creative team and Diana looking for a fresh start after her run in with the Four Horsewomen, now’s the perfect time to jump on the Wonder Woman train! The issue begins with an expository exploration of the heroism and feats of Wonder Woman. The story then slows the pace and transitions to Diana’s move into her new home, where she meets a new neighbor. And what would moving be without a trip to the furniture store? Though this trip may come at a steeper price than Diana’s new couch as a familiar threat looms in the shadows.

Tamika is off to a fantastic start and I’m genuinely excited to read more of this series. This issue is welcoming to new readers and sets up a premise that should intrigue long-time fans.  And while the issue does have its action-packed moments, it also takes its time to establish more of Diana’s character and gives readers a taste of her interior design skills and preferences. I love Tamika’s approach and how she humanizes Diana.

This book is just great in so many subtle ways, one of which is Diana taking off her shoes before giving chase at the end of the title. It adds a bit more depth to her and the following scene of Wonder Woman leaping over cars and charging through traffic is so good! Janín and Bellaire do such a wonderful job on this issue, the contrast between the scenes in daylight and those in darker locales showcases Diana’s soothing nature and fierce warrior characteristics. The flow of action is easy to follow and looks great. By creating small notes for actions or surroundings like the noises of traffic, of boxes being dropped, or weapons being drawn and used, Brosseau does an incredible job to develop Diana’s world.

I thoroughly enjoyed this issue and the little details added in by the creative team. Diana is in safe hands and I’m excited to see how she’ll be further developed. If you’re looking to get your Wonder Woman fix before Wonder Woman 1984 (hopefully) drops later this year, then look no further than Wonder Woman #759!

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