Wonder Woman – Volume 1 – 37


Wonder Woman – Volume 1 – 37

General Info

Issue No:
37
On Sale Date:
July 1949
Cover Date:
September - October 1949
Era:
Golden Age
Story Title:
The Riddle of the Chinese Mummy Case
The Fatal Beauty
The Secrets of Circe

Creative Team

Cover Artist:
Harry G. Peter
Writer:
Robert Kanigher
Penciller:
Harry G. Peter
Inker:
Harry G. Peter
Letterer:
Harry G. Peter
Colourist:
Harry G. Peter
Editor:
Robert Kanigher

Characters

Main:
Wonder Woman (Diana Prince), Steve Trevor
Heroes:
N/A
Villains:
Chang, Circe of Sorca
Olympians:
N/A
Amazons:
Hippolyta (Hippolyte), Paula (Von Gunther)
Other:
Professor Dorane, Doctor Ling, Princess Mei, Lorelie Lorn, Derek Nason, Sharpe, Dulle, Professor Owler
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This issue sees the first and only Golden Age appearance of Circe, who many years later would become one of Wonder Woman’s most significant adversaries. Circe does not reappear again as a villain until Wonder Woman #301.

First Story Synopsis

To solve the mystery of an Amazon artefact, Wonder Woman travels to ancient China, where she meets Chinese Amazons and helps them defeat Barbarian invaders.

Second Story Synopsis

When Steve breaks off with Wonder Woman and takes up with actress Lorelei Lorn, Wonder Woman’s heart is tested when she’s assigned to protect Lorelei from the Gasher Jewel Gang.

Third Story Synopsis

Wonder Woman travels to the enchanted island planet of Sorca, where Circe has captured Steve and his crew and turned them into animals.