Marking the worldwide celebration of the pop culture icon, Midtown Comics will host a momentous “Wonder Woman Day” signing event with marquee Wonder Woman artists and writers Phil Jimenez, Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang.
Azzarello and Chiang headlined a critically acclaimed run on DC’s WONDER WOMAN series which was collected in three volumes entitled BLOOD, GUTS and IRON. Along with penning THE ESSENTIAL WONDER WOMAN ENCYCLOPEDIA, writer and artist Phil Jimenez recently illustrated SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN VOL. 1. The trio’s work is also featured in the massive compendium which collects more than 400 pages of the iconic heroine’s best stories to date, WONDER WOMAN: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS.
A celebration of the iconic DC Super Hero and pop culture icon, “Wonder Woman Day” will take place on June 3, during the opening weekend for the theatrical release of the highly anticipated film, Wonder Woman. The 75-year legacy of the Amazon Princess will be honored with wondrous festivities across the country and around the world.
Additional marquee comic writers and artists will participate in special events to mark “Wonder Woman Day,” including Greg Rucka, Shea Fontana, Marc Andreyko, and Cat Staggs. Plus, exclusive Wonder Woman tiaras and bracelets will be available at select retailers.
More than 2,000 comic retailers, bookstores, libraries and other partners around the world will host “Wonder Woman Day” activations, including distributing free copies of two special edition issues. WONDER WOMAN DAY SPECIAL EDITION #1 reprints WONDER WOMAN #1 by bestselling writer Greg Rucka and artist Liam Sharp. For young readers, DC SUPER HERO GIRLS WONDER WOMAN DAY SPECIAL EDITION #1 features a chapter from the upcoming DC SUPER HERO GIRLS VOL. 3: SUMMER OLYMPUS, written by Shea Fontana with art by Yancey Labat. Fans can download the official “Wonder Woman Day” activity kit, including comic book activity sheets, coloring pages, trivia, and games. Readers can also take advantage of great discounts on digital comics at readdcentertainment.com and in the DC Comics app, where 100 digital comics and eBooks will be on sale starting May 30.