Wonder Girl #3 (REVIEW)

Aug 30, 2021


Wonder Girl #3

Above all else, Joelle Jones’ art shined through Wonder Girl’s first two issues. Wonder Girl #3 was no exception, either. Yara Flor has a fierceness to her, yet there’s also a goofy side to her. Jones puts juxtapose those to sides at a moment where they use the bola this issue, and it felt like we were getting all of Yara at once.

DC Comics
Written by: Joelle Jones
Art by: Joelle Jones & Adriana Melo
Colors by: Jordie Bellaire
Letters by: Clayton Cowles

There’s definitely more to learn about Yara’s personality, but that’s been Jones’ greatest strength with Wonder Girl from a storytelling perspective so far. The plot certainly progress more with Wonder Girl #3 than the last issue, but things still seemed to lag a bit.

Perhaps it has something to do with the Artemis-Cassie Sands story. As much as I love Artemis and her Mistress, I’m not invested in her story as I thought I’d be after Wonder Girl #1. I’m sure things will change once Artemis and Yara cross paths. Though, it’s unclear when that will happen.

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Even with Yara, things should progress quite a bit more next issue, given how Wonder Girl #3 ended. I’m hoping we get to learn a little about why Yara is being hunted down by individuals who seem like they should be her allies.

This title still has quite a bit of potential — especially with Jones’ doing double-duty — but things need to pick up a bit on the latter half of this series.

Score: 8

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