Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Wonder Woman Wednesdays: Diana's Decathalon...of Doom!
The cover of Wonder Woman #148 teases "a contest the fearless Amazon cannot possibly win!...Olympics of Doom!"
Pfft. That just goes to show what the cover blurb writer knows.
Wonder Woman not only survived the Olympics of Doom but she thrives on the Olympics of Doom, helping the Themysciran team earn more than twice as many gold metals as their closest competitors, Atlantis (The Atlantean team generally dominates the swimming events, but can't hang with the surface-worlders in most other events, particularly in the Winter Olympics of Doom).
Diana's best event? The decathalon, which, in the Olympics of Doom, consists of ten very different sports than the decatholon you've seen in the plain old Olympics (the ones which have nothing to do with doom).
In addition to ESCALATOR DINOSAUR JOUSTING, there's
WHATEVER THE HELL THIS IS
and, of course, her personal favorite,