Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Cool cover on this one, though.

We took a day off yesterday, and we're just taking a quick one today: from 1977, Wonder Woman #233, "Seadeath!" Written by Gerry Conway, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Vince Colletta.

This issue was set in World War II, and opens with Wonder Woman beating up a batch of German saboteurs, one of whom under the golden lasso tells Wondy their contact was code-named "Armageddon." Later, after a merchant marine ship is destroyed by whales, a U-boat machine-guns the survivors, and Wondy's invisible jet is swamped by a school of flying fish. (Are flying fish anything like they were portrayed in old comics like Aquaman? Short answer? Noooooooo.) Captured by the U-boat, W

Captured by the U-boat, Wonder Woman is tied to an anchor and shot out a torpedo tube, but then gets free and does a pretty good job of smashing up the U-boat, before she's attacked by a monstrous, leviathan of a sea creature. Who is controlling the whales and the monster? Are they connected to "Armageddon"? What about the wounded Steve Trevor, captured by men working for Armageddon? Well, like I've mentioned before, I'm not sure I have two issues of Wonder Woman in a row, so it might be a while before we see!

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