Wonder Woman Villains! (Cheetah and First Born)

Villains month is over. I figured I should catch up before I hit the comic shop today.

DC Comics Unleashes CHEETAH in The HUNT 

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Dr. Barbara Minerva came to ARGUS, and while she was the curator, came into contact with an artifact called “the God-Slayer knife” which made her faster than the flash and gave her an insatiable blood lust. With Wonder Woman MIA there is no one formidable enough to stop her. 

In a flashback we see an altercation between Dr. Minerva and Diana, in which the still human doctor stabs Wonder Woman with the God-Slayer knife because she wasn’t presenting herself as “Amazon enough” for Dr. Minerva. 

Turns out Barbara Minerva’s Aunt raised them “amazon style” and pit her and her brother against each other Battle Royale/Hunger Games style. Lyta also commands Barbara to find the God-Slayer knife and stab herself with it. …I’m not really sure how Barbara got away from Wonder Woman with Cheetah powers: LOOOK

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I know you love when I take pictures of my comics with my iPhone.

In the end, Cheetah declares Barbara Minerva dead. TBC in FOREVER EVIL (maybe that will help me like that particular series).

The second villain is FIRST BORN

I know less than nothing about this character.

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Ohhhh… he was the son of Zeus, like Wonder Woman is now. Zzzzzzz

He was supposed to take over Olympus and rule alone so Zeus had him killed, only the woman charged with killing him couldn’t bring herself to do it. So she dumped the infant in the desert where he was raised by hyenas. And fathered Hyena/Human hybrids…

He became a hateful monster to impress the Gods.

Apollo and his hoodrat oracles narrate the story. It’s fun.

The winner?

Story: Even with the glaring unanswered questions… Cheetah

Art: Fist Born Aco nails it, and the colors are on point. Bright colors in LA and stark silhouettes for the ancient flashbacks. 

Who would will in a Battle Royale Hunger Games style? Cheetah. First Born is fueled by hate (and wanting to impress his “family”) Cheetah has cut all ties and is trained for the hunt. She has the God-Slayer knife, too. Take that demi-god.

 

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