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WONDER WOMAN VS THE NEW JIM CROW: HOW LINDA DUNIKOSKI'S GUTS, STRATEGY AND RESTRAINT WON A CONVICTION IN THE ARBERY CASE

From the New York Times "...she had been brought in to try the biggest case of her career: the murder of a Black man on a sunny afternoon by three white men just outside a small city pinned to the South Georgia coastline. Despite the evidence of racism she had at her disposal, Linda Dunikoski, the prosecutor, stunned some legal observers by largely avoiding race during the trial, choosing instead to hew closely to the details of how the three men had chased the Black man, Ahmaud Arbery, through their neighborhood. The risks went beyond her career and a single trial. Failure to convict in a case that many saw as an obvious act of racial violence would reverberate well outside Glynn County, Ga. For some, it would be a referendum on a country that appeared to have made tentative steps last summer toward confronting racism, only to devolve into..." Conviction!  Justice,  for the family of slain jogger,  Ahmaud Arbery ! How did it happen? The restraint of Special Prosecutor Duniko
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REVOLUTION: THE NEW, REVISED SECRET FILES OF DONNA TROY

  REVOLUTION      --------------    P   E   R   S   O   N   A   L      D   A   T   A    --------------      Real name:  Donna Darnell-Troy, formerly 'Donna Magna of House Pompeius' Occupation:  Adventurer, Lifestyle blogger, Photojournalist, Royal Princess of the  Amazons Marital Status:  Widowed Known Relatives:  Queen Hippolyta (adoptive mother), Sextus Pompeius Magnus (father), Lady Scribonia (mother), Princess Diana - Wonder Woman (sister), Zeus (godfather),  Queen Antiope (aunt),   Pompeia Magna (sister), Virbius Rex  (cousin), Mala (sister), Daniel, Lord of Dreams (nephew, alternate universe), Nubia (sister), Artemis (sister), Poseidon (uncle), Hunter Prince (future nephew) Base of Operations:  Gateway City, California (USA) and mobile Group Affiliation:  Amazons of Themyscira Height:  5'9" Weight:  135 lbs Eyes:  Blue Hair:  Black First Appearance:   The Brave And The Bold, Issue #60 (1965) Donna Troy/Wonder Girl story:  Neal Adams,  Teen Titans #22  (Aug. 1969,

ONCE UPON A TIME...WONDER WOMAN AND ORION

  By Mel Dyer I think it's a shame that Geoff Johns didn't give an Orion/Diana partnership, a chance.   Conceptually, this worked for me, better than the stale Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor sandwich that we fans have been choking on, since comic's Golden Age... Sty-ana? In  Brian Azzarello's  hands (for fans, certainly not the most trusted hands, at the time he was writing  Wonder Woman ), Orion was Willie Garvin to Diana's Modesty Blaise, who (btw) is also a Greek princess...nothing overtly sexual, between them. We don't really know, if they're boinking. Like Diana and Orion, they're  companions  - does it matter, if they're messing around?   Let people use their bloody imaginations... If we still  have  those. Wonder Woman meets Orion, in DC Comics' New 52 experiment! (Cliff Chiang art) The friendship between the Amazing Amazon and Jack 'King' Kirby's  New Gods  hero, Orion, started with a guardrail orientation of how to treat each

HAPPY HALLOWEEN, KANGALIERS!

  "MISTER WONDER" Prince Jason, Wonder Woman's twin brother and son of Zeus - one of the stars of DC Comics' Rebirth. (Photomanip: Jesus Merino art)

MARVEL'S HEDONISTIC, BOHEMIAN WONDER WOMAN...SERSI THE TERRIBLE!

By Edgar Miraculous Dyer Comixeurs know that Marvel Comics (even in the Timely days), the self-styled House of Ideas, has always mixed an element of horror into the iconic DNA of its most beloved heroes. From the Frankenstein-inspired elements in Captain America, to the more obvious flashes of horror in the original Human Torch, the amazing Spider-Man, incredible Hulk, invincible Iron Man and uncanny X-Men - even the supernatural possession of Dr. Donald Blake, by the mighty, Viking sky god, Thor - this is and always has been  Marvel's secret sauce. This is the Marvel brand, ..and even the publisher's superheroines would not escape it. One need look no further, than  Sersi the Terrible!  Half-naked in the apocalyptic green of Eden, Sersi is a cosmic sorceress and member of Marvel's  The Eternals  (now, titular stars of a proper, live-action superhero flick) - who really is and always has been .. Marvel's answer to publishing rival DC Comics' Won der Wo man. I do

HAPPILY EVER AFTERWORLDS: CONRAD, CLOONAN, MOORE AND THE SECOND GOLDEN AGE OF WONDER WOMAN

By Edgar Miraculous Dyer The first TEN issues of Michael W. Conrad' s, Becky Cloonan' s and Travis Moore' s tour on the  Wonder Woman comic, called Wonder Woman: Afterworlds,  is an exceptionally written and illustrated literary work - all the more exceptional, ..being a comic book story. I suppose you could call it, " a good start", since the creative team just wrapped its opening story arc, Afterworlds, and is moving swiftly onto its next one, already much anticipated, by fans. However, I think calling it a good start  diminishes it, somehow. It is, simply put, one of the most entertaining story cycles, to be featured in the Wonder Woman comic, in recent memory. It may be said to herald a second Golden Age, in crafting the sort of wildly imaginative, far-flung, pulpy adventures, we haven't seen, since Mike Sekowsky' s work on the comic, ..in the Mod Era 1970s. Afterworlds is plain good reading. Let it stand, as that. In reading it, I recall films, l

WHO IS DC COMICS' HUNTER PRINCE? SON OF WONDER WOMAN AND "THE DARKNESS"?