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  • Issue #151
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 151
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Wonder Girl vs the Teenage Monster," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; After Wonder Girl looks through a photo album with pictures of Wonder Woman's boyfriends: Manno the Merman, Wingo the Birdman and Steve Trevor, she falls asleep and dreams that she and a teen aged Steve Trevor have a battle against a blob-like alien called The Glop, who talks in rhymes after hearing a rock n roll song on a radio station. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #152
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 152

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Wonder Girl's Decision of Doom," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Athena decrees that for one day only Wonder Girl can guard Paradise Island. "Wonder Girl's Mysterious Father," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; A ship wrecked sailor mistakes Wonder Girl for his daughter; Text indicates this is an adventure of Wonder Woman when she was a teenager, but Wonder Woman appears in some panels. Flowers of Romance filler page, script by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tom Nicolosi. Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!". 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #153
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 153

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Wonder Girl's Stolen Face," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; The Duke of Deception teleports a face onto Wonder Girl, half-normal, half-green and ugly, in an attempt to madden her and get her to destroy her family and thus pave the way for a Martian invasion fleet; Wonder Girl is maddened, but, after she destroys a temple on Paradise Island, she realizes her family is not fighting back, and that they still love her; Thus, she leaves the Island in self-banishment, finding the Dukes flying saucer in the clouds above, with her old face visible within it. Curious Courtships filler half-page, script by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tom Nicolosi. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a half-page Cheerios ad. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #154
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 154
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Battle of the Boiling Man," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Wonder Woman is summoned to Paradise Island for Name Day, in which she must prove for another year that she is worthy to bear the name Wonder Woman; Steve Trevor threatens to land on Paradise Island, which would violate Aphrodites Law, but promises not to set foot on the island if Wonder Woman will promise not to become engaged to Mer-Man or Bird-Man during Name Day, which promise she gives him; On the way, she encounters Mer-Man and Bird-Man while battling a giant sphinx. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a half-page Cheerios ad. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #155
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 155

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "I Married a Monster," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Much to the dismay of Steve Trevor, Birdman, and Manno the Mer-Boy, Diana decides to marry an unnamed Monster Prince; He runs off at the last minute, and Diana finds out that he is actually very handsome - when he does good, but a monster when he does bad; The Monster Prince decides that he wants to be left alone. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #156
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 156

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Brain Pirate of the Inner World!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Wonder Woman reads a comic book story which portrays one of her old adventures, in which she battled the Brain Pirate. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #157
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 157

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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "I - the Bomb," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Steve Trevor is sent on a dangerous reconnaissance mission to take pictures of a possible enemy development on the island of Oolong, held by the Red Chinese; Eleven men have already been lost trying to accomplish that mission, and Diana Prince fears that Steve could be the twelfth; She becomes Wonder Woman and attempts to help him, but is forced to divert her attention to save the American fleet in the Pacific from robot planes and a sub. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #158
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 158
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Fury of Egg Fu!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Wonder Woman takes herself and Steve Trevor off Paradise Island (Steve, having been on a table, has not touched ground and is thus not in violation of Aphrodites Law); They opt to return to Oolong and battle Egg Fu; On the way, they see a tiny meteor of anti-matter destroy a large meteor of positive matter, and deduce that touching anti-matter might rid them of their explosive power; On Oolong, they fight off Red Chinese troops and tanks, but Egg Fu snatches them and uses their power against each other, rendering them both unconscious and then tossing them away; But as they arc skyward, they contact another piece of anti-matter and their explosive power is neutralized. Wonder Woman encircles Egg Fu with her magic lasso. "The End - or the Beginning!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Editor Kanigher summons the cast to his office and fires them; announces a new direction for Wonder Woman. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #159
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 159
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Golden Age Secret Origin of Wonder Woman," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; In ancient times, Mars, the god of war, and Aphrodite, goddess of love, conflicted over who would rule humanity; To counter Marss violence on Earth, Aphrodite created the race of Amazons, giving them "the power of love" as well as strength that made them stronger than the mightiest man; Hippolyta gives Diana the red, white, blue, and yellow costume designed by Aphrodite and the Magic Lasso, made from links of the magic girdle of Aphrodite, which compels anyone bound with it to obey the orders of the binde; Diana is dubbed "Wonder Woman" by her fellow Amazons, and takes the transparent Robot Plane given her by Hippolyte to take herself and Trevor back to America. "Doom Island," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; On the way to America, Steve and Wonder Woman capture a nest of spies. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #160
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 160
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Amazon of Terror," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor stop the Cheetah and her gang from robbing a zoo of its priceless extinct animal exhibit for a client; But the Cheetah escapes, and later hypnotizes Trevor into smooching with her; When Wonder Woman sees them, as the Cheetah had planned, she is tear-stricken and upset, allowing the villainess to take her by surprise, steal her magic lasso, and encircle her with it; Wonder Woman, enslaved by the Cheetah, is forced to take her and Steve to the Cheetahs private island. "Dr. Psycho's Revenge," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; To show Athena and Aphrodite that Wonder Womans beauty and wisdom, derived from goddesses, are nothing compared to the god-derived powers of strength and speed she possesses, Mars steals her Herculean strength and Mercurian speed temporarily and gives them to the woman-hating Dr. Psycho, who has been rejected by all women as a suitor because of his ugliness. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #161
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 161

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Curse of Cleopatra," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; When Countess Draska Nishki comes to Lt. Diana Princes office and offers her services as a spy for hire, Diana rebuffs her, and is tossed around the room by the judo-trained spy; Later, Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor are witness to a "war" between two rival movie studios, each turning out a Cleopatra epic; Magnum Magnus of Magnus Pictures contacts them and asks them to play the parts of Cleopatra and Mark Antony, because the actor and actress who were originally essaying those parts have fallen into catatonia. "Battle Inside of a Brain," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Wonder Woman is asked by Gen. Darnell to make sure Steve Trevor gets to the Pentagon safely with info on a new rocket plane he has tested; On the way, they are stopped and overcome by the Angle Man and his gang. Letter to the editor from writer/producer Mike Uslan. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #162
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 162
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Startling Secret of Diana Prince!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; After Wonder Woman takes the injured Steve Trevor to a military hospital in Washington, D.C., she sets up a hiding place for her Robot Plane, then goes into town and catches a mob of bank robbers; Then, still looking for a way she can easily be close to Steve, Wonder Woman comes upon a nurse weeping in the park; The nurse, Diana Prince, tells Wonder Woman that she and her fiancé are madly in love, but she has no money to relocate to South America. "The Return of Minister Blizzard!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Minister Blizzard tries to conquer New York to win the love of his Queen Snoweena. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #163
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 163

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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Giganta - the Gorilla Girl," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; When Dr. Psycho notices Diana Prince and Steve Trevor near the cage of Giganta, a female gorilla, he decides to victimize Wonder Woman by hypnotizing Giganta into falling in love with Steve Trevor; The gorilla grabs Steve and, when Diana changes into Wonder Woman, overpowers the heroine, but falls victim to the Magic Lasso; A Professor Zool appears on the scene, asking that the gorilla be turned over to him for evolutionary experimentation, and Psycho decides to capitalize on it. "Danger - Wonder Woman," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; While pulling a jewel robbery with her gang, female criminal Paula Von Gunta sees Wonder Woman walking by with Steve, unaware of the crime being pulled off, and becomes infatuated with Major Trevor. Letter to the editor from Irene Vartanoff. Statement of ownership - average print run 346,000; average paid circulation 209,918. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #164
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 164
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Wonder Woman - Traitor!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Shortly after Wonder Woman finds out that Gen. Darnell is secretly in love with her, she learns that Steve Trevor, in Darnells words, "recklessly went out to test a new super rocket plane which killed a test pilot who took his place while he was recovering!"; Steve also fails to return, and Wonder Womans searching can reveal no trace of either him or his plane; Wonder Woman grieves, but Darnell consoles her, and she finally accepts a proposal of marriage from the general; However, she is unable to say the words "I do" at the ceremony, still thinking of Steve, and Darnell releases her from her engagement; The Amazon princess rescues another pilot testing the rocket plane, and takes his place, finding the craft captured by rays fired from a submarine; She battles frogmen from the sub. Letter to the editor from Irene Vartanoff. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #165
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 165
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Perils of the Paper-Man," script by Robert Kanigher. Pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Diana Prince and Steve Trevor are at a chemical plant checking on a new process for making paper for the military when they encounter a timid factory worker named Horace, whom Diana takes pity on; Shortly afterward, Horace falls in a vat of chemicals used in making paper, and becomes a being of living paper. "The Three Fantastic Faces of Wonder Woman," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; When Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor unveil what is supposed to be a statue of Wonder Woman built from copper pennies donated by her young fans, they are flabbergasted to see it has been stolen and replaced by a statue of Dr. Psycho. Letter to the editor by writer/producer Mike Uslan. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #166
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 166
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Sinister Scheme of Egg Fu, the Fifth," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Gen. Darnell sends Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor to sea in the Robot Plane to discover what became of a missing atomic sub; They are both captured by Egg Fu V, the latest in a line of Egg Fus, whose Red Chinese crew have stolen the sub under his direction; The villain holds Wonder Woman prisoner by her own Magic Lasso, but the Amazon asks to perform a dance for him in honor of his victory. "Once a Wonder Woman," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; After Steve Trevor asks Diana Prince to ask Wonder Woman when she will marry him, Diana vows to make Steve fall in love with her, rather than her Wonder Woman identity; To this end, Diana, who has just been promoted to captain, stops a truck from crashing and attempts to stop a holdup gang. Letter to the editor from comics writer Mike Friedrich. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #167
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 167
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Secret of Tabu Mt.!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Wonder Woman answers the request of Diana Prince, the woman from whom she took her secret identity, to rescue her fiancé Bill, who has fallen prey to an isolated Inca-like tribe atop Tabu Mountain. "Strange Power of the Magic Lasso," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Steve Trevor gains control of Wonder Woman through the Magic Lasso and tries to force her to marry him, but a lot of emergencies get in the way. Letters to the editor from Irene Vartanoff and comics writer Mark Evanier. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #168
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 168

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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Three Hands on the Magic Lasso," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; The Collector hires three of Wonder Womans old enemies to steal her Magic Lasso. "Never in a Million Years," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; An Amazon falls in love with an American pilot who has crash-landed near Paradise Island (as did Steve Trevor), and demands the right to return to Mans World with him, which entails fighting Wonder Woman. Letter to the editor from comics writer Marv Wolfman. Statement of ownership - average print run 368,000; average paid circulation 220,168. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #169
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 169
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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Wonder Woman Battles the Crimson Centipede," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Mars unleashes his latest creation at Wonder Woman, a super-villain called the Crimson Centipede. "The Cage of Doom," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; To make Steve Trevor jealous, Wonder Woman agrees to date General Darnell... and it succeeds. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #170
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 170

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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Haunted Amazon," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; After Dr. Psycho performs plastic surgery to make a gangleader look like Steve Trevor, Wonder Woman is psychologically inhibited from fighting him, and retires. "Wonder Woman - Gorilla!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; A band of gorillas from outer space land on Earth and attempt to take Wonder Woman and other Amazons for wives. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #171
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 171

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    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. "Terror Trap of the Demon Man-Fish," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; While Wonder Woman is visiting Paradise Island, she and a group of Amazons are netted by Man-Fish, a huge, scaly merman who competes with his brothers to see who can net the perfect catch; Wonder Woman breaks herself, her sister Amazons, and a bevy of mermaids free of his clutches. Blackhawk ad. Teen Titans ad. "Menace of the Mouse Man," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Mouse-Man breaks free of his cage with the help of a pack of mice which obey his commands; He leads them and a gang of human crooks on a series of robberies. When Wonder Woman intervenes, she is at first bested by Mouse-Man when he encircles her with her own Magic Lasso. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #172
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 172
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    Wonder Woman battles lizard men and a giant baby with super strength in "A Day in the Life of an Amazon." Written by Robert Kanigher, with art by Irv Novick and Mike Esposito. Characters: Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Hippolyta; Lizard Men. Plus: Wonder Woman battles a statue of herself in "The Amazing Amazon Crime." Written by Robert Kanigher, with art by Irv Novick and Mike Esposito. Characters: Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; the Sculptor Mastermind. Cover by Irv Novick. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #173
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 173

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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino (layout) and Irv Novick, inks by Irv Novick. "Wonder Woman's Daring Deception," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Mike Esposito; An Amazon scientist wants to replace Wonder Woman in Man's World. "Earth's Last Human," script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Mike Esposito; Wonder Woman goes back in time to stop a Martian Invasion of Paradise Island. Full-page ad for Spectre 1. TV ad on the inside back cover with photos of Batman (Adam West), Robin (Burt Ward), and Batgirl (Yvonne Craig), plus art from the Superman-Aquaman Hour. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #174
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 174
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    Angle Man transfers Diana's powers to Steve in "Steve Trevor--Alias the Patriot." Written by Robert Kanigher, with art by Irv Novick and Mike Esposito. Characters: Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor [becomes the Patriot]; Angle Man; Hippolyta. Plus: The King of Crime tries to steal statues of the JLA in "Wonder Woman Vs. the Air Devils!" Written by Robert Kanigher, with art by Irv Novick and Mike Esposito. Characters: Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Hippolyta; King of Crime (introduction). Cover by Carmine Infantino (layouts) and Irv Novick. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #175
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 175

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    Cover by Irv Novick. "Wonder Woman's Evil Twin!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Mike Esposito; Mr. Gargoyle, a villain whose face has been disfigured in an explosion, forcing him to wear a gargoyle-like mask, tries to force Wonder Woman to love him by capturing both her and Steve Trevor and placing Trevor in a deathtrap; Gargoyle says that he will release Trevor if she will fall in love with him. Supergirl ad. Tomahawk ad. Love Charms! filler page, script by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tommy Nicolosi. Statement of ownership - average print run 333,000; average paid circulation 175,000. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #176
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 176

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    The Triple Stars gain super powers in order to attract Wonder Woman's attention in "Threat of the Triple Stars!" Written by Robert Kanigher, with art by Ric Estrada and Mike Esposito. Characters: Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Triple Stars (first appearance); Steve Trevor. Cover by Irv Novick. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #177
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 177
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino (layout) and Irv Novick, inks by Irv Novick. "Wonder Woman & Supergirl vs the Planetary Conqueror," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel; An interplanetary conqueror called Klamos and his prime minister Grok are in search of a suitable queen for the monarch; To this end, they capture powerful and beautiful (by the standards of each planet) females from many worlds; From Earth they take Supergirl and Wonder Woman, capturing the former by red-sun radiation and the latter by magnetizing her bracelets together; The women contestants are set against each other in a battle royal, which at first Supergirl and Wonder Woman opt not to actively participate in, feeling that another woman will be the winner and Klamos will send both of them back home; Unfortunately, all the other candidates defeat each other, leaving only the two super-heroines. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #178
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 178
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    "Wonder Woman's Rival." When Steve Trevor is suspected of murder, Wonder Woman must investigate the modern social scene in the most up-to-date fashions as Diana Prince. Though she successfully clears Steve, once she sees Steve's reaction to the new Diana Prince, Wonder Woman decides that she needs to update her heroic identity, too. Written by Denny O'Neil, with art by Mike Sekowsky and Dick Giordano. (Note: Start of a new look for Wonder Woman.) Characters: Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Steve Trevor; Roger Seely; Alex Block; Buck; Miss Carvan. Cover by Mike Sekowsky and Dick Giordano. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #179
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 179

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    Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. First appearance of I-Ching in "Wonder Woman's Last Battle, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; Just as Steve Trevor is labeled a traitor (though he is really going undercover in pursuit of Doctor Cyber), Wonder Woman is summoned to Paradise Island, where Hippolyta announces that the Amazons are retreating to another dimension to rest and renew; Diana chooses to stay and help Steve, giving up all of her powers and Amazonian heritage; Starting a new life, and taking on I Ching as her mentor, Diana has barely begun her training when Steve shows up severely wounded. One-page "Fact File #1" covers Tarantula from Star-Spangled Comics 1-19 (1941-43). "The Adventures of Tigerboy" bicycle tire ad with art by Jack Davis. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #180
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 180
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    Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "A Death for Diana!", script by Denny O'Neil (plot & dialogue), pencils by Mike Sekowsky (art & continuity), inks by Dick Giordano; Private eye Tim Trench joins Diana and Ching in their pursuit of Doctor Cyber and helps them fight off an attack by the villain's henchmen; After returning to her training, Diana receives a call purportedly from the hospital, saying Steve Trevor is asking for her, but it is a trap; After escaping a submerged taxi, Diana rejoins Trench and Ching who receive another tip about Cyber's whereabouts. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #181
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 181
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    Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "The Wrath of Dr. Cyber," script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Mike Sekowsky (art and continuity), inks by Dick Giordano; While Diana arms herself, Ching gets the location of Cyber's underwater lair from the henchwoman they had captured; They free Trench and destroy Cyber's headquarters, but the villain escapes. Following a lead of Trench's, the three heroes head to Bjorland, where they again find Cyber, who offers Trench a fortune to betray his allies. Letter to the editor from comics writers Mark Evanier and Mark Gruenwald. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #182
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 182
    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    Last 12-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "A Time to Love a Time to Die!", script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; Trench takes the treasure Cyber offered and runs, leaving Diana and Ching to fight off Cyber's falcons, as the villainess escapes; They are joined by Reginald Hyde-Whyte who tends to their wounds and takes them to London where Diana loses herself in Carnaby Street and thoughts of romance, while Ching avoids another attempt on his life; After they reunite, the trio follows Cyber's trail to a gathering of the elite of London society where she plans to steal their jewels. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #183
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 183

    First 15-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "Return to Paradise Island!", script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; A messenger brings Diana back to Paradise Island, which has been attacked by Ares, who seeks to wrest the secret of inter-dimensional travel from Hippolyta; Felled in the initial battle, Hippolyta lies in a coma, and so it falls to Diana to make the decision to fight on; Horribly outnumbered and battered by another battle, Diana must come up with a new plan to turn the tide. One-page text feature, "Fact File #9," about the Seven Soldiers of Victory from Leading Comics. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #184
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 184

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    Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "The Last Battle!", script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; Diana crosses dimensions looking for legendary heroes to gather to repel Ares' hordes, but the heroes refuse her call, though the valkyries led by Brunhilde join the Amazons; But as the women fall in battle, the heroes arrive and rout Ares' warriors; After Ares admits defeat and allows Hippolyta to revive, Diana and Ching return home. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #185
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 185

    Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "Them!", script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; Diana finds that the girl, Cathy Perkins, is hiding out from a trio of women whose leader, Top Hat, seeks to bring her back as a collared slave; Diana beats all three of them up and throws them out; Later, Diana learns that Cathy is a runaway who fell into Top Hats hands and was reduced to servitude by her, before she pulled off an escape; Top Hat attempts to terrorize Cathy and Diana, even firebombing Dis boutique; Eventually, Diana and her newfound ally, Tony Petrucci, whose sister Angela was victimized by the villains, have a showdown with Top Hat and her gang, defeat her, and have her jailed for a jewel robbery. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #186
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 186

    Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "Morgana the Witch!", script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; Diana introduces I-Ching to all her new friends; The next day, she receives a substantial reward from Mr. Smithson, the victim of Top Hats jewel robbery, and uses it to rebuild her boutique in great style; Cathy Perkins has three friends in trouble, though, and brings them to Diana to seek help; One of those friends, a boy named Henry, has been turned into a frog; Henry and the girls explain that he performed a magic spell from an old book and liberated a sorceress named Morgana into their realm. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #187
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 187

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    Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "Earthquaker!", script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; I-Ching receives a call from an old friend in Hong Kong, asking for help; The only plane he and Diana can charter for the flight is owned and flown by another of Chings old friends, Patrick McGuire, who is also carrying a lady named Lu Shan to Hong Kong; During the flight, members of the Tiger Tong criminal clan emerge from crates in the cargo hold and attempt to take over the plane, but are repelled by Diana and her friends and accidentally thrown off the plane; Lu Shan says that the Tiger Tong were trying to get her "employers" treasure, but I-Ching, feeling half of a shattered gem on a ring on Lu Shans finger, has Diana fit it together with another half-gem he carries on a chain around his neck. Letter to the editor from comics writer Martin Pasko. Statement of ownership--average print run 323,000; average paid circulation 171,197. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #188
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 188

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    "Cyber's Revenge!" Continued from last issue; continued next issue. Written and pencilled by Mike Sekowsky, with inks by Dick Giordano. Characters: Wonder Woman; Dr. Cyber (villain); Lu Shan; Patrick McGuire. Plus: Diana knocks a common thief who is dumb enough to try to steal her purse and jiu-jitsu's his partner, who's posing as a woman, in the 2-page story "Crime Does Not Pay!" Written and pencilled by Mike Sekowsky. Cover by Mike Sekowsky and Dick Giordano. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #189
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 189

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    I-Ching goes to Red China to find his daughter in "Red for Death!" Continued from last issue. Written and pencilled by Mike Sekowsky, with inks by Dick Giordano. Characters: Wonder Woman; Dr. Cyber (villain); Patrick McGuire; I-Ching. Cover by Mike Sekowsky and Dick Giordano. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #190
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 190

    On a trip to Paradise Island, Diana gets lost in another dimension in "Detour." Continued next issue. Written and pencilled by Mike Sekowsky, with inks by Dick Giordano. Characters: Wonder Woman; I-Ching; Ranagor the Barbarian. Cover by Mike Sekowsky and Dick Giordano. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #191
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 191

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    "Detour 2." Continued from last issue; continued next issue. (Note: This story is six pages of new material wrapped around an edited reprint of issue #179.) Written and pencilled by Mike Sekowsky, with inks by Dick Giordano. Characters: Wonder Woman; I-Ching; Ranagor the Barbarian; Steve Trevor. Cover by Mike Sekowsky and Dick Giordano. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #192
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 192
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    Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "Assault on Castle Skull," script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; The North Ambrians take heavy losses in assaulting Castle Skull until Diana devises cannons for them to breach the walls; Finally, the Queen of Chalandor and her champion, Thang, agree to meet Diana and Thanagor in single combat; Thanagor kills Chang, and the queen refuses to fight Diana afterward; The North Ambrian army finally takes the city, and the queen is sentenced to wandering the countryside, where her formerly-tyrannized subjects will undoubtedly take revenge. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #193
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 193

    Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "Angela," script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; Diana Prince is asked for help by Mrs. Petrucci, mother of her friend Tony; Mrs. Petrucci reveals that her daughter Angela was rendered comatose three years ago when she had some punch at a party held by Tonys Vietnam War buddy Eddie Dean, a prankster who spiked the punch with some ingredients which, unknown to him, contained a powerful detergent; Three others died from the poisoned punch; Angela is now awake, but is mute in a nursing home and cannot recognize her mother and brother; Eddie Dean went into hiding, and Tony has been looking for him ever since. Statement of ownership - average print run 325,594; average paid circulation 172,536. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #194
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 194

    Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "The Prisoner," script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; While on vacation in the European country of Daldonia, Diana Prince finds herself the victim of a kidnap attempt, but fights her way free and helps catch the perpetrators; However, she is astonished to find herself treated as royalty and hustled into the state palace; There, Diana soon discovers that she is an exact double for Princess Fabiola, who is to marry Prince Rupert on the next day; If she was abducted or done away with, however, her cousin Frieda would be next in line for the throne; General Rudolph asks Diana to stay a few days, feeling she will be needed, and she is: Fabiola is kidnapped that very night. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #195
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 195

    Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "The House That Wasn't," script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Wally Wood; Diana Prince and I-Ching, traveling in a car through a snowstorm, pick up two motorists having car trouble and soon discover their new passengers are escaped convicts holding guns on them; Soon, Dianas car stalls as well, and all four of them have to take refuge at the Inn of the White Horse; Four others are there, including the female innkeeper, her son Lemuel, a writer names James Arnett, and a little man with a briefcase; One of the convicts eventually stabs the little man, mistakenly thinking he has stolen money in his briefcase, and is in turn killed falling down the stairs in flight from an unseen attacker. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #196
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 196
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0145047010
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    48-page giant. Cover pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano. "Target for Today?", script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; A man dying of gunshot wounds stumbles into Dianas boutique, reveals that he is a secret agent for a government agency headed by General Stuart, for whom I-Ching also once worked, and tells her that Stuart must learn of an assassination planned on the Koronian ambassador; story from All Star #8 (6 out of the 9 pages). "Introducing Wonder Woman," script by William Marston, art by Harry G. Peter; When a man crashes on Paradise Island, the Amazons compete to see who will take him back to Man's World, and Queen Hippolyte's daughter Diana wins the competition to return him in the guise of Wonder Woman. "The Stormy Menace of Goblin Head Rock!", art by Harry G. Peter; previously unpublished Golden Age story. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #197
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 197
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2075327001

    48-page giant. Cover by Dick Giordano. "The Wrath of Dr. Cyber!", script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; While Diana arms herself, Ching gets the location of Cyber's underwater lair from the henchwoman they had captured; They free Trench and destroy Cyber's headquarters, but the villain escapes. Following a lead of Trench's, the three heroes head to Bjorland, where they again find Cyber, who offers Trench a fortune to betray his allies; Trench takes the treasure Cyber offered and runs, leaving Diana and Ching to fight off Cyber's falcons, as the villainess escapes; They are joined by Reginald Hyde-Whyte who tends to their wounds and takes them to London where Diana loses herself in Carnaby Street and thoughts of romance, while Ching avoids another attempt on his life. Reprints Wonder Woman 181 and 182. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #198
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 198
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    48-page giant. Cover by Dick Giordano. "Return to Paradise Island!", script and pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Dick Giordano; A messenger brings Diana back to Paradise Island, which has been attacked by Ares, who seeks to wrest the secret of inter-dimensional travel from Hippolyta; Felled in the initial battle, Hippolyta lies in a coma, and so it falls to Diana to make the decision to fight on; Horribly outnumbered and battered by another battle, Diana must come up with a new plan to turn the tide; Diana crosses dimensions looking for legendary heroes to gather to repel Ares' hordes, but the heroes refuse her call, though the valkyries led by Brunhilde join the Amazons; But as the women fall in battle, the heroes arrive and rout Ares' warriors. Reprints Wonder Woman 183 and 184. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #199
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 199
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    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
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    • Chipping to upper back side corner bracket.
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    • Paper: White
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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    48-page giant. Cover by Jeff Jones. "Tribunal of Fear," script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Giordano; Diana encounters Jonny Double, a private detective who prods her into a fight (which she wins) to test her prowess, and then offers her a job; Double is currently employed by nightclub magnate Fellows Dill, the "dean of beautiful women"; A fanatic religious/moralist organization called The Tribunal is out to murder him for his embodiment of values with which they disagree. Editorial by O'Neil discussing the character of Wonder Woman. "Battle of the Mermen!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Wonder Girl and Renno battle sea-centaurs who have attacked the Mer-man world. Statement of ownership - average print run 302,500; average paid circulation 159,263. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #200
    Wonder Woman (1942 1st Series DC) 200
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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    48-page giant. Cover by Jeff Jones. "The Beauty Hater," script by Denny O'Neil, art by Dick Giordano; Diana knocks Fellows Dill down, and Jonny Double takes his gun; Wonder Woman vs. Dr. Cyber and Doctor Moon. "Mer-Boy vs Bird-Boy!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Diana Prince and I-Ching watch children playing a game of tug-of-war, and Diana remembers a time in which she played tug-of-war, with herself as the rope between Mer-Boy and Bird-Boy; The story is a non-canon Wonder Woman Family tale, reprinted from Wonder Woman #144. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.