1st Look: Morrison's WONDER WOMAN: EARTH ONE
Wonder Woman Earth One
CREDIT: DC Comics
Friday afternoon DC Comics released the first look at artwork from Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette's upcoming all-new original graphic novel Wonder Woman: Earth One, which according to DC will "provide a unique and distinctly Morrison take on Diana’s origin story."
Morrison recently spoke to Newsarama about the project . While discussing what he called his more "multidimensional look at the way [Batman and Superman] have been portrayed over decades," the writer said his Wonder Woman is "more unified, I think."
"The original idea of Wonder Woman was pretty sound. And I think the other great idea of Wonder Woman was her TV show with Lynda Carter. So I'm going to try to do something that's got all of that.
"As I told you, I've been working my way through the entire history of feminism, and I'm doing my research, and I'm talking to everyone, and my wife is leaning over my shoulder. So I really want to make it a particularly good book.
"It's different from Superman and Batman, because I think Wonder Woman... there have been different Wonder Womans — you know, the mod, 1960s, Wonder Woman. But we're trying to unify everything into a...
"I don't know if I can answer this one. I think this is more like All-Star Superman than how I did Batman, you know?
"...I actually took a really different approach to Wonder Woman than I did with Batman, where I was combining all the ages into one man's life. And I worked it out on a 15-year timescale... when he was 25 and met Talia, and on from there. And I had all that worked out.
"But with Wonder Woman, I kind of read a bunch of stories and then ignored them all. This is like a completely new version of Wonder Woman."