DC Comics Asks ‘Who Shot Wonder Woman?’ and Promises the Answer Will Shock You

Posted by March 29, 2018 Comment

DC Comics covers, the original clickbait. In previous issues of the Justice League twice-monthly comic book, the following went down. Amidst discussions over interference or otherwise, a gun goes off.

The bullets appear to ricochet off Superman and…

But is that the end of it? The cover to Justice League #42, now with added cover text, suggests otherwise:

Who shot Wonder Woman? The answer will shock us? Okay then… if not Superman bullet ricochets then… Lois Lane. Batman. That brother of hers who has been ruining her monthly comic. Steve Trevor. Clark Kent. Etta Candy.

Yeah, gotta be Etta Candy. Something about those eyes…

Deathstroke would not be shocking, Just saying, Priest.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #41
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Philippe Briones (CA) David Yardin
“JUSTICE LOST” part three! What does justice mean in a lawless world? This is the question the team must struggle with when the League finds itself trapped between warring factions, helpless refugees and mercenaries with advanced weaponry, all manipulated by Deathstroke’s frenemy the Red Lion. Meanwhile, Batman forces a showdown between himself and the League’s biggest fan.In Shops: Mar 21, 2018
SRP: $2.99

JUSTICE LEAGUE #42
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Pete Woods (CA) David Yardin
“JUSTICE LOST” part two! Trapped in the chaos of tribal conflict, the Justice League becomes divided over whether to intervene in a civil war in order to protect thousands of fleeing refugees-and a crucial decision could have dire consequences for one of their members! Meanwhile, Batman and Aquaman clash over how to take down the nemesis known only as the Fan, who holds all of their secrets hostage.In Shops: Apr 04, 2018
SRP: $2.99

And no, I don’t understand the ‘parts’ in the solicitations either…

(Last Updated March 29, 2018 10:40 am )