Wonder Woman – Volume 5 – 82


Wonder Woman – Volume 5 – 82

General Info

Issue No:
82 (748)
On Sale Date:
November 2019
Cover Date:
January 2020
Era:
DC Universe
Story Title:
The Wild Hunt - Part 1

Creative Team

Cover Artist:
Rafael Albuquerque | Jenny Frison (variant)
Writer:
Steve Orlando
Penciller:
Kieran McKeown
Inker:
Scott Hanna
Letterer:
Pat Brosseu
Colourist:
Romulo Fajardo, Jr.
Editor:
Brian Cunningham, Brittany Holzher (associate)

Characters

Main:
Wonder Woman (Princess Diana)
Heroes:
Steel (Natasha Irons), Wonder-Woman (Peng Deilan)
Villains:
Cheetah (Barbara Ann Minerva), Veronica Cale, Dark Fates, Urzkartaga
Olympians:
N/A
Amazons:
Asclepia, Nubia, Maggie
Other:
Etta Candy, Nora Nunes
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This issue ties in with the “Year of the Villain” crossover event and sees new writer, Steve Orlando, take-over for six issues.

Synopsis

Having been freed from her prison by the Dark Fates, Cheetah begins her campaign of vengeance on Diana by planning to kill her patron, Hera, in the same way as she sees that Diana had taken away Urzkartaga from her.

She hunts down Amazons, hoping to draw out Hera to come and save them so she can then kill the Goddess with her newly enhanced God Killer sword, courtesy of the Dark Fates.

Meanwhile back on Earth, Etta has found Diana some new digs in Boston to find some peace and quiet and get her head together after recent events. She meets her new neighbour, Nora Nunes, but as they are getting to know each other Diana receives a message from Nubia, who tells her what Cheetah has been up to on Themyscira.

Wonder Woman visits Natasha Steel with a fragment her of recently destroyed Invisible Jet and asks if Natasha can build her a new one. She next visits her Chinese counterpart, Peng Deilan, to asks if she can borrow her magic lasso.

On Themyscira, as Cheetah hunts more Amazons she is confronted by Maggie. They fight but their combat is interrupted by a sonic bomb as Wonder Woman arrives in hew new Invisible Jet. The Amazon Princess leaps down onto the ground to face her foe once more…