Wonder Woman's long-lost twin sibling Nubia will certainly be starring in her first-ever solo publication, as DC Comics revealed a brand-new YA Graphic Novel entitled Nubia: Real One. The comic will certainly bring a brand-new modern spin on the personality, that made a striking launching back in the 1970s however never ever truly was provided a lasting visibility in the comics.
Nubia initially showed up in Wonder Woman #204 by Robert Kanigher and also Don Heck as an opposition of Wonder Woman's title. As among DC Comics' very first black female superhero personalities, Nubia (that's obtained basically the very same powers as Wonder Woman) in fact beats Diana in fight with her enchanting sword however chooses to maintain her to life. She represents Wonder Woman of the Floating Island – which unlike Themiscyra has lots of guys. It's later on disclosed Hippolyta developed 2 children from clay, nonetheless, Mars, the God of War swiped Nubia as a baby – something she never ever informed Diana. When Nubia go back to Themiscyra to strike, Diana releases her of Mars' mind control. Wonder Woman would certainly after that discover the fact of her double sibling. In later on tales, Nubia would certainly come to be an Amazonian prior to she was removed in Crisis on Infinite Earths, being restored with a completely brand-new background, showing up sometimes in DC Comics titles.
DC's YA Graphic Novels has actually included some unbelievable brand-new beginning tales for heroes like Harley Quinn and also Cassandra Cain. It's amazing to see Nubia will certainly be starring in her very own publication by L.L. McKinney (A Blade So Black) and also Robyn Smith (The Saddest Angriest Black Girl in Town). The collection will certainly adhere to Nubia as a teenager while browsing with real-world concerns such as racial inequality, college physical violence, and also various other concerns that affect youths – all while discovering her very own background.
McKinney informed DC she really did not initially pitch a Nubia collection, however consisted of the Wonder Woman personality in a various pitch. After throwing she was emailed concerning doing a pitch on Nubia-led publication.
It's amazing to see a personality with such a deep link to Wonder Woman lastly obtain the spotlight she is entitled to. DC Comics' young person style is ideal for reestablishing Nubia to modern-day target markets. Hopefully, this is the begin of even more Nubia-led tales and also a restored concentrate on Wonder Woman's twin sibling. Check out the obtain for Nubia: Real One listed below.
Source: DC Comics