Wonder Woman Day Announced

DC Entertainment has announced June 3, 2017 will be Wonder Woman Day to “honor the 75-year legacy of the Amazon Princess with wondrous festivities across the country and around the world.” DC will be producing two special-edition comics for the event – Wonder Woman Day Special Edition #1 will reprint the recent Wonder Woman #1 written by Greg Rucka, with art by Liam Sharp, while for younger readers there will be DC Super Hero Girls Wonder Woman Day Special Edition #1, which will feature the story “Summer Olympus,” written by Shea Fontana with art by Yancey Labat, from the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls Vol. 3.

Select retailers such as Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Walmart, Costco, Amazon, and Flags Theme Parks will feature “exclusive in-store and digital promotions,”  including exclusive Wonder Woman tiaras and bracelets available for purchase.

Woman creators, such as Greg Rucka, Phil Jimenez, Cliff Chiang, Shea Fontana, Marc Andreyko, and Cat Staggs, will also be attending live events on the day.

The DC All Access app will feature a week of special Wonder Woman programming! The app will spotlight essential books, feature interviews with both the cast and crew behind the new feature film, and a number of the acclaimed comic writers and artists who have who have worked on the character. Naturally, there will be discounts at readdcentertainment.com and in the DC Comics app from May 30.

 

 

Opening on 2 June, Wonder Woman is directed by Patty Jenkins from a script from Allan Heinberg and Geoff Johns and stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Lucy Davis, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Ewen Bremner, Saïd Taghmaoui and David Thewlis.



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