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DC Day Explained: Why Wonder Woman Beats Supergirl Any Day!

In 'Supergirl' (2006) #5, Superman reveals he is stronger than Supergirl.
 

DC DAY

In 'Supergirl' (2013) #17, Wonder Woman ties up Supergirl with the Lasso of Truth.
In ‘Supergirl’ (2013) #17, Wonder Woman ties up Supergirl with the Lasso of Truth. Photo/DC Comics

IN DC DAY EXPLAINED

IN THE NEW 52, WONDER WOMAN AND SUPERGIRL ARE EVENLY MATCHED IN STRENGTH AND SPEED

In ‘Supergirl’ (2013) #17, Wonder Woman and Superman attack H’el’s Star Chamber at the location of the Fortress of Solitude. In reality, H’el intends to time travel to the past in order to prevent the destruction of Krypton, in effect, creating a Big Bang. During the battle, Wonder Woman fights Supergirl. Though Wonder Woman admires Supergirl’s bravery she has no sympathy for her misguided grief.

Though, it appears both fighters are evenly matched in strength and speed. As Wonder Woman manages to tie Supergirl in the Lasso Of Truth, she states the difference-maker is experience or perhaps, fighting-skill. In some ways, this is true. However, Supergirl has been stated to be stronger than Superman Post-Crisis. How does this work?

In 'Supergirl' (2013) #17, Wonder Woman ties up Supergirl with the Lasso of Truth.
In ‘Supergirl’ (2013) #17, Wonder Woman ties up Supergirl with the Lasso of Truth. Photo/DC Comics

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POST-CRISIS, SUPERGIRL HAS BEEN STATED TO BE MORE POWERFUL THAN SUPERMAN

In ‘Superman/Batman: The Supergirl From Krypton’, Supergirl arrives on Earth in a pod. Her arrival immediately creates conflicts within the superhero community, notably with Batman and Wonder Woman. The Trinity is at odds with Kara: Superman trusts her and wants her to experience Earth culture, Batman sees her as a potential threat and Wonder Woman wants to train her in case of a war. Unfortunately, things go awry and Kara is captured from Themyscira and brought to Apokoolips by Darkseid.

The Trinity prepares a mission to rescue Kara from Apokolips. But it may already be too late for the Kryptonian teenager who was brainwashed by Darkseid and his minions. Superman is forced to fight Kara. During the battle, Superman notes that Kara may be stronger than him. This does not prevent him from winning the fight by using a lead-lined Kryptonite ring. There have been other instances where Supergirl has been stated to be more powerful than Superman.

 

In 'Superman/Batman' (2004) #12, Superman states Supergirl may be more powerful than him.
In ‘Superman/Batman’ (2004) #12, Superman states Supergirl may be more powerful than him. AP Photo/DC Comics

During “Supergirl: Girl Power,” Lex Luthor used Black Kryptonite to split Supergirl into two: Good Supergirl and Evil Supergirl. During the storyline, Supergirl fights Superman again.

During the fight, she reiterates the statement that the superhero community thinks Supergirl is more powerful than Superman. But Superman counters that she should not believe everything she hears. However, it has been explained that the reason is because Supergirl does not know how to hold back.

In 'Supergirl' (2006) #5, Superman reveals he is stronger than Supergirl.
In ‘Supergirl’ (2006) #5, Superman reveals he is stronger than Supergirl. AP Photo/DC Comics.

POST-CRISIS, SUPERMAN AND WONDER WOMAN ARE EVENLY MATCHED

IN POST-CRISIS AND NEW 52, SUPERMAN AND WONDER WOMAN CAN DEFEAT SUPERGIRL

In the New 52, Superman is portrayed as stronger than Supergirl. During the “H’el On Earth” storyline, Superman takes on H’el in the Star Chamber for the second time. In their first encounter, H’el dominated Superman all across the board. In their second encounter, Superman no longer holds back. By delivering devastating punches, Superman gains the upper hand on H’el.

It appears that in the New 52, Superman is stronger than Wonder Woman and Supergirl. On the other hand, Wonder Woman manages to keep up with Superman due to her experience. At the same time, Wonder Woman managed to defeat Supergirl because of her experience and perhaps, because Supergirl in the New 52 does not hold back also. In any incarnation since Post-Crisis, Wonder Woman has the advantage.

In 'Superman' (2013) #17, Superman delivers a devastating punch on H'el.
In ‘Superman’ (2013) #17, Superman delivers a devastating punch on H’el. AP Photo/DC Comics.

SOURCES

Supergirl Vol 6 17 in DC Database.
Superman/Batman Vol 1 12 in DC Database.
Supergirl Vol 5 5 in DC Database.
Countdown to Infinite Crisis Vol 1 1 in DC Database.
Superman: H’el on Earth in DC Database.
Superman Vol 3 17 in DC Database.

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DC Day: During The “H’el On Earth” Storyline, Wonder Woman Bests Supergirl In Combat

In 'Supergirl' (2013) #17, Wonder Woman ties up Supergirl with the Lasso of Truth.
 

DC DAY

In 'Supergirl' (2013) #17, Wonder Woman ties up Supergirl with the Lasso of Truth.
In ‘Supergirl’ (2013) #17, Wonder Woman ties up Supergirl with the Lasso of Truth. AP Photo/DC Comics.

IN ADVANCED WARFARE

FEAT: IN THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, SUPERMAN BENCH PRESSES THE EARTH FOR FIVE DAYS STRAIGHT

In 'Superman' (2012) #13, in the center of the Earth, Superman benchpresses the weight of the Earth in five days.
In ‘Superman’ (2012) #13, in the center of the Earth, Superman benchpresses the weight of the Earth in five days. AP Photo/DC Comics.

SUPERMAN, MEET H’EL!

Supergirl meets Clark at his apartment as Lois is visiting. When Lois departs, the two fly to Metropolis Centennial Park. Superman is surprised at Supergirl’s ability to speak English. She tells Superman she has made a friend who can help them restore Krypton. Immediately, H’el flies in. He introduces himself and tells Superman he was part of the space mission that would ultimately send Kal-El to Earth. However, he arrived 27 years after Kal-El.

Superman does not believe H’el and tries to convince Supergirl otherwise. At that moment, H’el teleports Superboy. Superman is shocked at H’el’s speed and at his violence. H’el tells Superman that he is going to kill Superboy, since being a clone he is considered an aberration whose species destroyed Krypton ages ago. A fight follows where H’el’s super powers outmatch Superman. Having defeated Superboy, H’el departs promising to restore Krypton with Kara’s help.

In 'Superman' (2013) #12, Superman battles H'el.
In ‘Superman’ (2013) #14, Superman battles H’el. AP Photo/DC Comics.

H’EL PLANS TO DESTROY THE SOLAR SYSTEM BY A REVERSE BIG BANG TO PREVENT KRYPTON’S DESTRUCTION

After an attack by H’el, a powerful Kryptonian, Superman visits Lex Luthor in a military prison designed to specifically hold him. General Garrison initially refuses to let Superman meet Lex Luthor, but Superman convinces him. Lex Luthor is held in a containment cube defended by antimatter cannons. H’el has taken control of Superman’s Fortress of Solitude and only the most intelligent mind on Earth can help him. Luthor has a scarred face which was caused by Superman. He reveals to Superman that he is aware of H’el and Superboy.

Superman asks if it is possible to go back in time in order to prevent the destruction of Krypton. Lex Luthor reveals Superman’s mind is second to his. He asks to speak with Superboy which results in an exchange about Superboy’s genetic structure. Luthor reveals it is possible by creating a reverse Big Bang that will destroy the solar system. Luthor tells Superman that the Man of Steel already guessed it, though he meant to ask whether it would have to kill H’el in order to prevent it. Superman and Superboy depart with the Man of Steel contacting the Justice League.

In 'Action Comics' (2013) #15, Lex Luthor imprisoned at a military facility, states Superman's mind is second to his.
In ‘Superman’ (2013) #15, Lex Luthor imprisoned at a military facility, states Superman’s mind is second to his. AP Photo/DC Comics.

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AS THE JUSTICE LEAGUE ATTACKS, WONDER WOMAN BESTS SUPERGIRL IN COMBAT

At the location of the Fortress of Solitude, H’el prepares his Star Chamber in order to time travel to the destruction of Krypton. Wonder Woman prepares to fight Supergirl. Though Wonder Woman admires Supergirl’s bravery, she has no sympathy for her misguided grief. In the mean time, Superman fights H’el. He scolds H’el for manipulating Supergirl’s grief to his nefarious ends. At that moment, H’el punches Superman into space.

Meanwhile, Wonder Woman has managed to tie Supergirl in her Lasso of Truth. She comments that though they are a close match in strength and speed, experience is the difference-maker. This is significant since in Post-Crisis continuity, Supergirl has been stated to be stronger than Superman. Though, however, Superman is ranked as stronger than Wonder Woman by Checkmate. Post-Flashpoint, Wonder Woman and Supergirl are matched physically.

In 'Supergirl' (2013) #17, Wonder Woman ties up Supergirl with the Lasso of Truth.
In ‘Supergirl’ (2013) #17, Wonder Woman ties up Supergirl with the Lasso of Truth. AP Photo/DC Comics.

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FOOTNOTES

Supergirl Vol 6 17 in DC Database.
Superman Vol 3 13 in DC Database.
Superman Vol 3 14 in DC Database.
Superman Vol 3 15 in DC Database.

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DC Day: After She Finished Off Ares Impaling First Born And Him To Prevent The Prophecy, Olympus Declared Wonder Woman The New Goddess Of War

 

DC DAY

In Wonder Woman’ (2013) #23, Wonder Woman finishes off First Born and War, impaling them both. Photo/DC Comics

IN RELIGIOUS WARFARE

THE ERASED PROPHECY ANNOUNCED THE DOOM OF OLYMPUS AT THE HANDS OF FIRST BORN

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #14, the prophecy of First Born is told. In Antarctica, a group of American scientists and military have been watching First Born who has been standing at the same position for six hours. One of the scientists named Cassandra speaks to First Born who does not want to be disturbed. She tells First Born that he has been under the Earth for over seven millenia, to which First Born replies he has been clawing his way out over seven millenia. Then he speaks to the scientist about the prophecy. At his birth, a witch prophesied First Born would one day rule Olympus.

Angered at the prophecy, Zeus ordered the witch to kill First Born. Because of Hera’s desperation, First Born was spared. The witch left First Born in Africa where he was raised by hyenas. Cassandra indicates that 60 years ago in Turkey, the witch’s mummified body was found with his story tattooed across every inch of her body. It took that time to decipher it. Cassandra also says he knows the whereabouts of First Born’s armor and weapons. To this, First Born replies that he needs a sign for the one who has taken his birthright. As he finishes the sentence, the sun rises meaning that it is Apollo the the pragmatist and the coward.

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #14, Zeus orders First Born killed in order to prevent the prophecy but First Born is spared. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

ORION MEETS WONDER WOMAN, SEEKING THE LAST OF ZEUS’ SEVEN BASTARD SONS

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #14, Orion is alerted about the threat of the prophecy. On New Genesis, Highfather tells Orion that the Source has detected a grave danger from Earth. The danger portends the end of time, The end of the Source. In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #15, Wonder Woman meets Orion in the subway system of Manhattan. Wonder Woman is searching for her half-brother Milan and Lennox has led her to the underground subway system of Manhattan.

On the way, Wonder Woman is held back by Hephaestus who does something mysterious to her Bracelets of Submission. There, Lennox finds Milan who holds a grudge against him and tells him to leave. When Lennox begrudges, Orion appears before him and tells him he is looking for the last of Zeus’ bastard children. He makes threats on Lennox which causes Wonder Woman to step out of the shadows. As she attacks Orion, her Bracelets draw out swords. Seeing that, Milan unleashes a swarm of flies out of his mouth to envelope them.

 

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #15, Orion faces Wonder Woman in the subway system in Manhattan. Photo/DC Comics

WAR AND WONDER WOMAN GO TO LOOK FOR ZOLA’S BABY IN DEMETER’S REALM

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #16, Orion reveals the reason for his visit to Earth. He has recently found out about a new threat to the universe from the last Olympian. Wonder Woman and Lennox assume it is Zola’s baby which was kidnapped after birth by Hermes. In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #18, Orion, War and Wonder Woman have to track down Zola’s baby to Demeter’s Realm in order to prevent the prophecy. War, Wonder Woman’s mentor, decides to take only Diana to Demeter’s Realm. Wonder Woman and War go to a restaurant in Manhattan whose rooftop garden serves as an entrance to Demeter’s Realm.

Suddenly, they are attacked by Hermes. Though Wonder Woman is the better fighter, Demeter is faster and nearly wounds her with his talon. At that moment, a Boom Tube appears and Orion transports Wonder Woman away on his Astro-Harness with Hermes in tow. At Wonder Woman’s injunction, the Astro-Harness stops in mid-air, causing Hermes to fall into Demeter’s Realm. In Demeter’s Realm, War confronts Demeter. War laments being bored by being held between life and death. He opens Demeter’s womb and removes the baby from her cavity.

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #18, Wonder Woman battles Hermes in Demeter’s Realm. Photo/DC Comics

Wonder Woman and Orion arrive at Demeter’s Realm. They find Demeter without the baby and Wonder Woman inquires whether Hermes took the baby. Demeter reveals that it was War who took the baby by ripping it out of her womb. She notes War hates his pupil, Wonder Woman. Demeter says she let War take the baby and that she couldn’t stop him.

Departing Demeter’s Realm, Orion consoles Wonder Woman. He tells her they will find the baby. Heading back to the hotel, Orion and Wonder Woman are surprised to see everyone. They come in and they see that Zola is with the baby. Zola says War brought the baby back. Zola hands the baby to Wonder Woman and Diana sees it’s a boy. Orion is thankful because it would bother him to kill a girl, to everyone’s irk.

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #18, Wonder Woman and Orion find Zeke at the hotel brought by War. Photo/DC Comics

CHAOS IN THE STREETS OF LONDON: WONDER WOMAN VS ARTEMIS!

Though he is now ruler of Mount OlympusApollo is still captivated by the prophecy that tells of a child of Zeus who will take the throne of Olympus by killing another of Zeus’ children. He believes that the child in question is Zeke, born of the human Zola. His reflection is interrupted by Poseidon, who mocks Apollo’s claims that he has gentrified Olympus, and is ushering in an age of reason rather than violence, given that Apollo has just sent Artemis to kill Zeke.

-‘Wonder Woman’ Vol 4 20, DC Database

Artemis’ arrival is soon followed by Wonder Woman‘s intervention. The moon goddess warns that Diana had sworn an oath that she would destroy the child if it turned out to be true that Zeke was a threat to the Olympian throne.[1] She has come to either watch her do it, or to do it in her stead. While Diana lunges at Artemis, Zola rushes into the living room with Zeke, and begs Hera and War for help. It is Lennox though, who takes the child from her, assuring her that his stone body makes him the best protector. As they escape, War comments that the child is hardly worth all of this effort.

-‘Wonder Woman’ Vol 4 20, DC Database
In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #20, Wonder Woman battles the goddess Artemis in the streets of London. Photo/DC Comics

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ROUND 1: WONDER WOMAN AND ORION ARE NO MATCH FOR FIRST BORN. THEY ESCAPE TO NEW GENESIS

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #21, First Born and Cassandra intend to kill Zola’s child and all the Olympian gods in order to fulfill the prophecy. Wonder Woman arrives as Lennox is about to battle First Born. Meanwhile, Zola flees with Zeke, her baby with Cassandra chasing. Wonder Woman tells First Born that she does not know him but judging from what she saw, he deserves a beating. It turns out First Born is tough. Wonder Woman and Lennox are having a hard time with First Born. Wonder Woman and Lennox pin First Born to the ground with punches. However, First Born frees himself and piledrives both of them onto the concrete.

At that moment, a Boom occurs and Orion appears. He kicks First Born and sends his Astro-Harness to retrieve Zola and Zeke. Finally, Zola and Zeke come on the Astro-Harness and Lennox, Wonder Woman and Orion open a Boom Tube. As they attempt to escape, First Born prevents the Boom Tube from closing, claiming to fulfill the prophecy. The Boom Tube connects any two points in the universe “but to exit the entrance has to close.”1 When Orion says they are close to critical mass and the Boom Tube might implode atomizing them, Lennox sacrifices himself. He flies into First Born with a loud Boom. They arrive on New Genesis.

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #21, First Born brutalizes Wonder Woman and Lennox. Photo/DC Comics

ROUND 2: WONDER WOMAN IMPALES BOTH WAR AND FIRST BORN TO BECOME THE NEW GODDESS OF WAR

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2013) #23, Wonder Woman finishes off First Born and War, impaling them both. Photo/DC Comics


SOURCES

Wonder Woman Vol 4 23 in DC Database.
Wonder Woman Vol 4 14 in DC Database.
Wonder Woman Vol 4 15 in DC Database.
Wonder Woman Vol 4 16 in DC Database.
Wonder Woman Vol 4 18 in DC Database.
Wonder Woman Vol 4 20 in DC Database.
Wonder Woman Vol 4 21 in DC Database.

FOOTNOTES

  1. Wonder Woman #21.

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DC Day: In The Events Of ‘Superman: Sacrifice’, Wonder Woman Kills Maxwell Lord In Cold Blood

 

DC DAY

WONDER WOMAN SNAPS MAXWELL LORD’S NECK! OH NO!
In Superman: Sacrifice’ (2005), Wonder Woman kills Maxwell Lord to free Superman from his control by snapping his neck. AP Photo/DC Comics

IN DC UNIVERSE

SUPERMAN… A THREAT?

In the events of ‘Superman: Sacrifice’ (2005), Wonder Woman kills Maxwell Lord. In ‘Superman (2005) #219, Clark and Lois are watching a documentary about Superman in bed. The documentary states natural disasters are particularly devastating and beyond human control, then it compares them to Superman. Clark turns off the documentary and wonders if the public sees him as a menace.

He mentions recent events at Puccalpa where he fought an OMAC to a standstill and people died. The event turned the people against him and he wonders why the attacker attacked him. The Disaster Week documentary continues and states that Superman’s heat vision is “off the charts by any of the standard scientific measures.” In between, are scenes of Clark at the Daily Planet talking to Jimmy Olsen. Jimmy mentions that Metropolis may be safer without Superman. At that moment, a beam attacks the Daily Planet.

In ‘Superman: Sacrifice’ (2005), Superman’s heat vision is the subject of Disaster Week which shows him as a menace. AP Photo/DC Comics

Asking Jimmy to take cover, Superman takes into action in order to trace the beam to an apartment. Talking to one of the bystanders, Superman finds out the attacker has been using wires and screaming like a crazy person about Superman. Superman meets the super-villain, named Blackrock. He engages Blackrock in combat. Superman attempts to take down Blackrock in a series of attacks then resorts to the use of heat vision.

With an “enough!”, Superman resorts to an uncontrolled blast of heat vision. He pours the energy destroying the camera that Jimmy Olsen’s camerawoman was holding. A gas tank blows and things are catching fire. Even though Blackrock is no longer drawing power from the rock, Superman continues. When Jimmy Olsen shouts to Superman “Superman! He’s done!”, Superman stops. Asking why Blackrock attacked him, Blackrock states it is because he is Superman and an alien. Asking Jimmy how he is, Jimmy says he is alright. However, the woman is scared and flees. The public responds Superman is not human and nothing can hurt him. Superman takes the rock and throws it into the sun.

In ‘Superman: Sacrifice’ (2005), Superman’s heat vision is out of control in order to defeat Blackrock. AP Photo/DC Comics

SUPERMAN IS MIND-CONTROLLED WITH VISIONS OF KILLING HIS ROGUES

In ‘Action Comics (2005) #829, Superman is mind-controlled with visions of killing Brainiac. In the morning, Lois awakes in bed in Metropolis and asks for “Clark.” She thinks about her marriage to Superman and says she does not understand him. She talks about his vision powers and how awe-inspiring they are. On the phone, Lois says she is worried about Clark because he did not come home. She found it new that Clark looked at her with doubt.

Elsewhere, Clark and Jimmy Olsen are on the scene on the latest Blackrock incident. Clark is happy no one was seriously injured. Jimmy asked the Daily Planet’s science writers to estimate peak temperatures and it seems it reached to about 1000 oC of glass melting. Clark asks Jimmy if Superman over-reacted and Jimmy is unsure. Jimmy does state that Superman used to save the nuclear option to big-bads like Doomsday and Gog and not second-raters like Blackrock. Clark heads back to the Daily Planet and asks to see Lois Lane. Peaking through the walls with his X-ray vision, he see Brainiac flirting with Lois Lane. Clark storms through the door.

 

In ‘Action Comics (2005) #829, Lois Lane wakes up worried that Superman didn’t come home. AP Photo/DC Comics

Clark attempts to reassure Lois that he is here to save her. Lois tells Clark Brainiac is a friend. Lois says Clark is scaring her. Superman takes Lois away and activates the security protocols at their apartment. At the Fortress of Solitude, he is hunting down Brainiac with the Superman robot. Brainiac takes over the Superman robot and Superman quickly defeats him. Brainiac guides Superman to his location seven miles beneath the ocean in the Marianas Trench. It is the Brainiac Skull Ship. Superman engages Brainiac in combat. Brainiac states Lois he has looked into Lois’ mind and she does not know whether to call him Superman or Clark.

He states the problem is Superman is hiding from the truth: he is pretending to owe allegiance to a world he does not belong to. He is an alien. Brainiac states the humans fear Superman. Superman says “wrong!” and breaches the ship’s hull. Superman says he can withstand 16000 psi, but wonders if Brainiac can. At that moment, Brainiac shows Perry, Lana, Jimmy and Lois bottled up. Superman can’t save them and they are submerged by the waters. Then, Superman decides to kill Brainiac in order to avenge them. At that moment, a bright light erupts. Superman is at the Fortress of Solitude, kneeling, with blood in his hands and the Superman robot at his side. Then, the Justice League arrives.

In ‘Action Comics (2005) #829, Superman is mind controlled that he is fighting Brainiac. AP Photo/DC Comics

SUPERMAN TAKES DOWN THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA IN ORDER TO TAKE ON MAXWELL LORD

In ‘Adventures of Superman’ (2005) #642, Superman realizes his visions were a mind control that resulted in him nearly killing Batman. Superman is on the Justice League Watchtower on the moon, inspecting Batman’s bruised. He recognized the thumbprints on Batman’s neck and realizes they are his. However, he refuses to believe it. Wonder Woman who had been standing behind Superman for thirty minutes comes into the room to operate the purple ray on Bruce.

Superman states he did not do it and she says she knows. Wonder Woman states Superman is “the strongest of us in almost every way.” Superman states he keeps seeing images of Lois dying, of Brainiac, Doomsday, Darkseid or Ruin. Wonder Woman says she will join him in the Conference Room where Martian Manhunter has finished his analysis of the security recordings.

In ‘Adventures of Superman’ (2005) 642, Superman realizes his visions were a mind control that resulted in Batman’s near death. AP Photo/DC Comics

The security recordings show Superman attacking Batman, slamming him on the Watchtower computer and then engaging turrets and a defense drone. Superman fires heat vision at Batman. At that moment, Wonder Woman teleports on the Watchtower and blocks the heat vision. Then, she ties Superman with her lasso. Strategically, Superman breaches the Watchtower hull twice, once to counter Wonder Woman and then to escape.

Superman says he thought he was fighting Ruin. Following a mind scan to heal the implanted psychotic episode in Superman’s mind, it is found that Maxwell Lord is at the origin of the mind control. Wonder Woman teleports away Batman to safety. As the Justice League prepares to place Superman in a teleportation loop. Superman sensing their menace, attacks.

In ‘Adventures of Superman’ (2005) 642, Superman fights the Justice League of America. AP Photo/DC Comics

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WONDER WOMAN GOES TOE TO TOE WITH SUPERMAN

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2005) #219, Wonder Woman has tracked Superman’s whereabouts to Maxwell Lord’s location. Speaking to Maxwell Lord, she finds out he secretly stole Batman’s Brother MK I, murdered Blue Beetle and has Superman under mind control. Maxwell Lord says he has absolute control over Superman and that he has filled him with visions of paranoia. As Wonder Woman is about to convince Maxwell Lord, Superman comes in at high speed. Maxwell Lord has convinced Superman that Wonder Woman is Doomsday and that she has murdered Lois.

Superman fires heat vision at Wonder Woman who can barely get her bracelets up. Then, he takes her to the sun. As they approach the sun, Wonder Woman takes out some Kryptonite. However, Superman punches her back to Earth. She blacks out for an instant. Wonder Woman crash lands in Wyoming. As she comes out of the crater, Superman freezes her. As Superman listens to find Wonder Woman, she hits his ears with her bracelets causing a concussion. Then, the turn of the battle. Though Superman manages to break Wonder Woman’s wrist, she uses birds as a distraction in order to slow him down, get away and find Maxwell Lord.

In ‘Wonder Woman’ (2005) #219, Wonder Woman goes toe to toe with Superman. AP Photo/DC Comics

IN COLD BLOOD, WONDER WOMAN KILLS MAXWELL LORD

In ‘Superman: Sacrifice’ (2005), Wonder Woman kills Maxwell Lord to free Superman from his control by snapping his neck. AP Photo/DC Comics

SOURCES

Superman: Sacrifice in DC Database.
Superman Vol 2 219 in DC Database.
Action Comics Vol 1 829 in DC Database.
Adventures of Superman Vol 1 642 in DC Database.
Wonder Woman Vol 2 219 in DC Database.

FOOTNOTES

  1. Superman #219.
  2. Action Comics #829.
  3. Adventures of Superman #642.