Wonder Woman – Volume 1 – 45


Wonder Woman – Volume 1 – 45

General Info

Issue No:
45
On Sale Date:
November 1950
Cover Date:
January - February 1951
Era:
Golden Age
Story Title:
The Wonder Woman Story
The Amazon and the Leprechaun
Wonder Woman-Western Whirlwind

Creative Team

Cover Artist:
Irv Novick, Bernard Sachs
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, Etta Candy
Heroes:
N/A
Villains:
Nox Nolan, Luke Tyler
Olympians:
Aphrodite, Hercules
Amazons:
Hippolyta (Hippolyte)
Other:
Mary Ellen, John Lane, Moon O'Day, Dean Merrily, Susan Smith, Bill Cloud, Cal Cloud, Holliday Girls
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This issue includes a re-telling of her origin

First Story Synopsis

A female reporter gets the scoop that will win her a job at the Daily Globe over her male rival– the secret story of Wonder Woman and the Amazons. As Mary Ellen observes the early days of the Amazons and Wonder Woman’s origin, her male rival tracks her to Paradise Island, where his reckless flying threatens the Amazons.

Second Story Synopsis

A leprechaun wins a scholarship to Holliday College, and Wonder Woman, as acting dean, must endure his pranks while protecting him from gangsters attempting to steal his pot of gold.

Third Story Synopsis

Wonder Woman and the Holliday girls travel to the “New West” for a wedding that may be cancelled when the groom’s father is suspected of resuming his career as a stagecoach robber