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Wonder Woman #3: Creator Secrets!

Wonder Woman #3 - Cover by Liam Sharp
Wonder Woman #3 is out today in comic shops from DC Comics, written by Greg Rucka, drawn by Liam Sharp and coloured by Laura Martin.

Liam posted the first five unlettered  pages from the issue online, showcasing Laura Martin’s glorious colour work, and included some “behind the scenes” snippets on their creation he’s very kindly given downthetubes permission to feature…

In “The Lies” Chapter Two, Wonder Woman must team up with one of her greatest enemies to solve a growing mystery about Themyscira….

Wonder Woman #3 Page 1 Unlettered

Wonder Woman #3 Page 2 Unlettered

“Getting to draw Cheetah in full motion in panel two here was something I really enjoyed,” says Liam “… bringing the animal aspect really to the fore. All power and speed!”

Wonder Woman #3 Page 3 Unlettered

Wonder Woman #3 Page 4 Unlettered

For this page, says Liam, “I was able to return to ‘Rage Cam’, which we established in Issue One, for when Cheetah is loosing it. This is something I love about her, as it enriches her character – how she can turn on a dime, One second calm, the next a ferocious and remorseless killer…”

Wonder Woman #3 Page 5 Unlettered

“Only Diana can calm the fire in Cheetah,” Liam notes. “This page Greg Rucka described as ‘Poetry’, which was hugely flattering. It’s certainly a tender and touching moment. I don’t believe we’ve ever seen a scene between these two quite like this before…”

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About John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative" who is currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 25 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary, including DEATH'S HEAD II and WARHEADS. At Marvel he wrote strips for THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS, THUNDERCATS, DOCTOR WHO and co-created SHADOW RIDERS with Brian Williamson and Ross Dearsley. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor. He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY. He has written comics for Marvel UK, Judge Dredd Megazine, Lucky Bag Comic, CGL (an Italian publisher), STRIP Magazine and ROK Comics; and edited some of Titan's British comics collections including Dan Dare and Charley's War. Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.
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