List of Wonder Woman creators

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Throughout DC Comics history, the mythos of the fictional Wonder Womans has changed dramatically. This list identifies some comics creators who made notable contributions with enduring impact.

Creators of Wonder Woman[edit]

Name/Tenure Notable Stories/Titles Notable Characters (Co-)Created By Notes
William Moulton Marston
  • Concept, creator, writer & artist.
H. G. Peter
  • Co-creator & developer (uncredited), also a writer.
Elizabeth Holloway Marston
  • Co-creator & developer (uncredited). [1][2]

Notable contributors[edit]

Writers[edit]

Name/Tenure Notable Stories/Titles Notable Characters (Co-)Created By Notes
Joye Hummel
(1944-1947)
First female to write superhero comics,[8] though she went uncredited[9]
Gail Simone
(2007-2010)
Longest-running female writer for Wonder Woman[10]
John Byrne
Matthew Clark
Nicola Scott
Jill Thompson
  • Wonder Woman vol. 2 #45-48, 50-51, 53-55, 57-59, 61-64, Special #1 (1990–1992)
George Pérez
  • Wonder Woman, #600 (among other artists) (2010)
  • Wonder Woman, vol. 2, #1–24, Annual #1 (among other artists) (1987–88)
Greg Potter
Len Wein
  • Wonder Woman #212 (1974)
  • Wonder Woman vol. 2 #3-16 (1987-1988)
Mindy Newell
  • Wonder Woman #326-328 (1985)
  • Wonder Woman vol. 2 #36-46, 49 (1989–1990)
First woman to get an ongoing writing credit for Wonder Woman[11]
Phil Jimenez
  • Wonder Woman vol. 2 #164-188 (2001–2003)
  • Wonder Woman: Donna Troy #1 (1998)
  • Wonder Woman Secret Files and Origins #2-3 (1999-2002) (writer/artist/cover art; among other artists)
  • Wonder Woman: Our Worlds at War #1 (writer only) (2001)
Greg Rucka
  • Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia (graphic novel with J.G. Jones, June 2002, hc, 94 pages, 2002, ISBN 1-5638-9898-5)
  • Wonder Woman vol. 2 #195-226 (August 2003-February 2006)
    • Down to Earth (tpb, 160 pages, 2004, ISBN 1-4012-0226-8) collects:
      • "The Mission" (with Drew Johnson, in #195, 2003)
      • "Down to Earth" (with Drew Johnson, in #196-200, 2003-2004)
      • "Stoned" (with Linda Medley, in #200, 2004)
      • "Media Coverage of Reflections" (with Eric Shanower, in #200, 2004)
    • Bitter Rivals (tpb, 128 pages, 2005, ISBN 1-4012-0462-7) collects:
      • "Ripples" (with Shane Davis, in #201, 2004)
      • "Leaks" (with Stephen Sadowski, in #202, 2004)
      • "Bitter Pills" (with Drew Johnson, in 203-205, 2004)
    • Eyes of the Gorgon (tpb, 192 pages, 2005, ISBN 1-4012-0797-9) collects:
      • "Stoned" (with Drew Johnson, in #206-210, 2004)
      • "To The Victors, The Spoils" (with Sean Phillips, in #211, 2004)
      • "Counting Coup" (with James Raiz, in #212-213, 2005)
    • Land of the Dead (tpb, 128 pages, 2006, ISBN 1-4012-0938-6) collects:
    • Mission's End (tpb, 208 pages, 2006, ISBN 1-4012-1093-7) collects:
      • "The Calm" (with Ron Randall, in #218, 2005)
      • "Sacrifice" (with Tom Derenick, Georges Jeanty, Karl Kerschl, David López, and Rags Morales, in #219, 2005)
      • "Affirmative Defense" (with David Lopez, in #220, 2005)
      • "Pride of the Amazons" (with Rags Morales and Cliff Richards, in #221, 2005)
      • "Blood Debt" (with Cliff Richards, in #222, 2005)
      • "Marathon" (with Cliff Richards and Rags Morales, in #223-224, 2005)
      • "Nothing Finished, Only Abandoned" (with Cliff Richards, in #225, 2006)
      • "Cover Date" (with Cliff Richards, in #226, 2006)
  • Wonder Woman vol. 5 #1-... (with Liam Sharp, June 2016 – present)

Artists[edit]

Name/Tenure Notable Stories/Titles Notable Characters (Co-)Created By Notes
Trina Robbins
(1986)
  • The Legend of Wonder Woman (1986)
First woman to draw Wonder Woman[12]
Liam Sharp[13][14]
Matthew Clark[13][14]
Nicola Scott[13][14]
Ande Parks
Romeo Tanghal
  • Wonder Woman #287-290 (1982)
  • Wonder Woman vol. 2 #41-48, 50-51, 53-59, 62-63, 70-71, 89, 137-138, Annual #7 (1990-1998)
Tom Grummett

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lamb, Marguerite. "Who Was Wonder Woman? Long-Ago LAW Alumna Elizabeth Marston Was the Muse Who Gave Us a Superheroine." Boston University Alumni Magazine, Fall 2001.
  2. ^ Malcolm, Andrew H. "OUR TOWNS; She's Behind the Match For That Man of Steel". The New York Times, Feb. 18, 1992.
  3. ^ Garner, Dwight (23 October 2014). "'The Secret History of Wonder Woman,' by Jill Lepore". Retrieved 22 September 2017 – via www.nytimes.com.
  4. ^ Moon, Michael (2012-03-12). Darger’s Resources. Duke University Press. ISBN 0822351560.
  5. ^ Bennett, Catherine (28 December 2014). "The Secret History of Wonder Woman review – is this what a feminist looks like?". Retrieved 22 September 2017 – via www.theguardian.com.
  6. ^ Pollitt, Katha. "Wonder Woman's Kinky Feminist Roots". theatlantic.com. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  7. ^ Lepore, Jill (September 22, 2014). "The Last Amazon: Wonder Woman returns". Annals of Entetainment. The New Yorker. 90. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  8. ^ Sexson, WORDS Kathy Leigh Berkowitz PHOTOGRAPHY Amy. "Early Wonder Woman writer lives in Winter Haven". Haven. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  9. ^ "Bill Finger Award". comic-con.org. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  10. ^ Phegley, Kiel (March 5, 2010). "Gail Simone Leaves "Wonder Woman"". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  11. ^ Simone, Gail (n.d.). "Five Questions With..." Fivequestionswith.wordpress.com. Archived from the original on March 9, 2012. Retrieved November 21, 2010.
  12. ^ "Q & A with Trina Robbins – first woman to draw Wonder Woman comics". The Vancouver Sun. Vancouver, BC, Canada. November 5, 2014. Archived from the original on November 3, 2015.
  13. ^ a b c "Wonder Woman #1". DC Comics. June 22, 2016. Archived from the original on September 21, 2016.
  14. ^ a b c Phegley, Kiel (May 23, 2016). "Rucka, Sharp & Scott Aim To Make Rebirth's Wonder Woman Accessible & Fantastic". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on September 10, 2016. While Wonder Woman sees the return of writer Greg Rucka, he’s teaming up with Liam Sharp, Matthew Clark and Nicola Scott to deliver a very different take from his previous run with the Amazon Princess. Archive requires scrolldown.
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