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Wonder Woman: Rebirth #1

www.hypergeeky.comThe New 52’s Wonder Woman #1 was met with plenty of controversy when her origin story was revealed to be a lie — instead of being molded out of clay, Diana Prince was revealed to be a daughter of Zeus.

The lie was created to protect her from Hera’s wrath, which gave her all the motivation she needed to protect Zora’s unborn child who was also being hunted down by Hera.

With Rebirth in full swing, Wonder Woman thinks upon the memories now returning to her mind and considers the truth of her creation. Using the Lasso of Truth on herself, she reveals to herself that she has been deceived.

It’s unknown who or what is in control over Diana Prince at the moment, but it’s powerful enough that when she teleports to Olympus, she arrives in a familiar but strange place.

Wonder Woman: Rebirth #1 doesn’t give much away, but it’s a sneak peek at what’s to come. With famed author Greg Rucka back on the title and artist Liam Sharp providing interiors, the future of Wonder Woman looks bright even if her journey will take her to some dark places.

Rucka’s point of entry examines the essence of Wonder Woman — the character acknowledges the word wonder may have once meant awe, but things have changed.

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X-Men #3 Review

www.hypergeeky.comWith most of the team chasing Arkea to Bangladesh, Kitty Pryde works with the students back at the X-Mansion to bring things under control.

Last issue ended with a countdown, and time’s run out. Strangely, there’s no explosion, but that doesn’t mean the X-Students are in the clear. Things eventually go from bad to worse, but students Primal, Bling, Pixie, and Hellion show Professor Pryde how well they handle duress by working together to stay alive. They eventually discover that Arkea’s hacked into various systems from the Danger Room to the main servers, and Pryde makes the difficult decision to phase through the control center if they want to prevent Arkea’s cyberattack from spreading to machines outside of the X-Mansion.

www.hypergeeky.comIn Bangladesh, the X-Men follow Arkea’s trail to the Szent Margit Institute. It’s obviously strange that Arkea has returned to the point of her origin, but Sublime informs the team that his sister is reassembling herself using the cybernetic implants given to the patients inside the hospital.

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