DC celebrates Beyoncé, RBG, AOC & more as Wonder Women of History

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Beyoncé, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Serena Williams, and more will be spotlighted by DC as in the upcoming anthology Wonder Women of History. Taking a cue from its popular superhero Wonder Woman, DC will spotlight 17 real-world heroes in the fields of science, social justice activism, politics, sports, and entertainment.

Originally announced earlier this year, Wonder Women of History's full list of profiles - and the comic creators writing and drawing them - have been revealed as follows: 

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - written by Lilliam Rivera and drawn by Anastasia Longoria
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg - written by Lilah Sturges and drawn by Devaki Neogi
  • Elizabeth Warren - written and drawn by Renae De Liz
  • Rashida Tlaib - written and drawn by Marguerite Dabaie
  • Teara Fraser - written by Traci Sorell and drawn by Natasha Donovan
  • Beyoncé - written by Mikki Kendall and drawn A. D’Amico
  • Edith Windsor - written by Amanda Deibert and drawn by Cat Staggs
  • Marsha P. Johnson - written by Jadzia Axelrod and drawn by Michaela Washington
  • Emma Gonzalez - written by Kami Garcia and drawn by Igzell
  • Judith Heumann - written by Marieke Nijkamp and drawn by Ashanti Fortson
  • Ellen Ochoa - written by Cecil Castellucci and drawn by Carina Guevara
  • Shi Zhengli - written by Emily X.R. Pan and drawn by Wendy Xu
  • Serena Williams - written by Danielle Paige and drawn by Brittney Williams
  • Tig Notaro - written by Sara Farizan and drawn by Nicole Goux
  • Keiko Agena - written by Sarah Kuhn and drawn by Lynn Yoshii
  • Dominique Dawes - written by Danny Lore and drawn by Robyn Smith
  • Janelle Monae - written by Vita Ayala and drawn by O’Neill Jones

In addition to these 17 stories, there will be pin-ups by Weshoyot Alvitre, Colleen Doran, Agnes Garbowska, Bex Glendining, Ashley A. Woods, and Safiya Zerrougui.

The book is being edited by novelist Laurie Halse Anderson, who recently wrote the original graphic novel Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed.

DC's Wonder Women of History goes on sale December 1.

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Chris Arrant

Chris Arrant covered comic book news for Newsarama from 2003 to 2022 (and as editor/senior editor from 2015 to 2022) and has also written for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel Entertainment, TOKYOPOP, AdHouse Books, Cartoon Brew, Bleeding Cool, Comic Shop News, and CBR. He is the author of the book Modern: Masters Cliff Chiang, co-authored Art of Spider-Man Classic, and contributed to Dark Horse/Bedside Press' anthology Pros and (Comic) Cons. He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards, and the Stan Lee Awards. Chris is a member of the American Library Association's Graphic Novel & Comics Round Table. (He/him)