ALL STAR COMICS #8
CGC FN-: 5.5
DC's Big Three were blessed with auspicious beginnings. All Star Comics 8 did for Wonder Woman what Action 1 and Detective 27 did for Superman and Batman. America's Guardian Angel was an instant hit who served as a graphic representative of the women's war effort during WWII, predating Rosie the Riveter by two years. Her origin presented her as the daughter of Hippolyta, who rescued fighter pilot Steve Trevor, whose pursuit of a Nazi spy ended with his crash landing on Paradise Island. Men were forbidden on the island, but, in divining his past, Hippolyta recognized that he was a hero worthy of sacrifice. The Amazons decided to aid the war effort and defeat the evil Nazis, and Diana is ultimately chosen for the assignment. The upside potential of this issue cannot be stressed enough. With Wonder Woman making her latest film appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and with her own film slotted for June 2017, the Maid of Might is poised to inspire a whole new generation of warrior princesses.Click here to view the interior page of the first appearance!
Overstreet Guide 2016 FN- (5.5) value = $30,250.
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