- I don't wanna be like anyone anymore. I wanna be number one. An apex predator, like nothing that's ever been before.
- — Barbara Minerva src
Doctor Barbara Minerva is a former geologist and gemologist who worked for the Smithsonian Institution, where she became a close friend of co-worker Diana Prince. However, after being granted powers of an apex predator from the Dreamstone, Minerva became a cheetah-like creature and partnered alongside Max Lord to fight her former friend.
Powers and Abilities
- This version of the character is exclusive to the continuity of the DC Extended Universe and is an adaptation of Barbara Minerva/Cheetah. The original character was created by Len Wein and George Pérez and first appeared in Wonder Woman (Volume 2) #7.
- Though the character is never literally referred to as "Cheetah" in her debut film or any promotional material, her "apex predator" transformation was significant enough to warrant the connection to her comic book counterpart.
- Wonder Woman Recommended Reading
- All-Star Comics (Volume 1)
- Comic Cavalcade (Volume 1)
- JLA (Volume 1)
- Sensation Comics (Volume 1)
- Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman (Volume 1)
- Superman/Wonder Woman (Volume 1)
- The Legend of Wonder Woman (Volume 1)
- The Legend of Wonder Woman (Volume 2)
- Wonder Woman (Volume 1)
- Wonder Woman (Volume 2)
- Wonder Woman (Volume 3)
- Wonder Woman (Volume 4)
- Wonder Woman (Volume 5)
- 2 Appearances of Barbara Minerva (DC Extended Universe)
- 4 Images featuring Barbara Minerva (DC Extended Universe)
- 1 Quotations by or about Barbara Minerva (DC Extended Universe)
- Character Gallery: Barbara Minerva (DC Extended Universe)
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