"Wish Upon a Star!": Henry Tudor makes a wish to become king of the world after he realizes that the star-shaped Celtic amulet he wears, as does the similar amulet worn by Diana Prince, can make them come true. After he makes his wish, the amulet's power causes a U.S. bomber to head for Moscow,
- ...and the reason startled the living bulldinky out of me!
Appearing in "Wish Upon a Star!"
- Green Lantern
- Lord Rosewater
- Henry Tudor
- Justice League Satellite
- Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
- United States of America
- Bracelets of Submission
- Lasso of Truth
- Wonder Woman's Tiara
- Green Lantern Power Battery
- Green Lantern Ring
- Mental Radio
Synopsis for "Wish Upon a Star!"
Henry Tudor makes a wish to become king of the world after he realizes that the star-shaped Celtic amulet he wears, as does the similar amulet worn by Diana Prince, can make them come true. After he makes his wish, the amulet's power causes a U.S. bomber to head for Moscow, with orders to nuke the Russian capital. He also finds himself suddenly transported inside a locked bank vault for protection him from the holocaust. When the war is over, he will be one of the few people to survive it, and thus rule it. Green Lantern tries to prevent the airplane's bombs from exploding over Russia, but his ring is bollixed by the magic. However, after Diana Prince becomes Wonder Woman, she snags the bombs in her lasso, and muffles their explosion with its magic power. Afterward, GL's ring functions normally and he breaks Tudor out of the bank vault. Green Lantern files his report of the case with the JLA, recommending that Wonder Woman be reinstated.
Appearing in "Wanted -- Wonder Woman"
- Space Invaders
- United States of America
Synopsis for "Wanted -- Wonder Woman"
This story is reprinted from Wonder Woman #108.
Diana Prince approaches Steve Trevor with the latest reports on flying saucers found in the area. Steve dismisses this idea as just another hoax and leaves the office in order to be on time for a date with Wonder Woman. With Steve gone, Diana quickly changes and rushes off to meet with Steve as her alter ego. Meeting in the air, the two spot a flying saucer heading toward them. Engaging it in combat, Wonder Woman proves to be more than a match for the alien ship, forcing them to flee. Unwilling to give up their attempts at conquering the Earth, the aliens pool together their collective mental powers, to put Wonder Woman under their control, in an effort to discredit her in the public eye.
This ploy works and they take control of Wonder Woman, interrupting her date with Steve. They force her to accept Steve's most recent marriage proposal. Briefly regaining control, Wonder Woman jumps down to the ground, to seek a way out of the mess she's in. When she attempts to jump to her Invisible Jet, the aliens interfere again, almost making her fall to her death, but she avoids fatality by grabbing onto a radio tower of a large skyscraper.
Climbing down to the city streets, Wonder Woman is once more taken under the control of the aliens and is forced to rob a jewelry store. She manages to resist the urge to do so, and almost gets hit by a car for her troubles. But eventually the aliens exert their control and force her to instead rob a bank, which she does with relative ease. Now a wanted outlaw, Wonder Woman is hounded by Steve Trevor and the military, asking her to surrender or suffer the consequences.
However, this is all a scam, as the aliens soon find out: As they leave Wonder Woman to her fate to exert their dominance over the world, by destroying the Statue of Liberty, Wonder Woman springs into action and lassos up their flying ship, and sends it flying back out into space. Revealing the truth to Steve, explaining that she only stole useless junk out of the bank, Steve decides not to hold her to her promise to get married, because she was being manipulated by alien forces.
Appearing in "The Terror Trees of Forbidden Island"
- Paradise Island
- Forbidden Island
- Trees of Vengeance
Synopsis for "The Terror Trees of Forbidden Island"
This story is reprinted from Wonder Woman #143.
When alien invaders attack Paradise Island, the Amazons at first repel them with the dazzling power of the Sun Sword, which has incredible power for one year. But the weapon peters out in the attack, the year's charge being used up. Queen Hippolyte sends Wonder Woman to Forbidden Island, to wrest another Sun Sword from within one of the Trees of Vengeance. At first, Wonder Woman is surrounded by tree-wood herself when she grasps the handle of another Sun Sword stuck in one of the Vengeance Trees. But half of the alien invasion force has trailed her and inadvertently frees her from her wooden prison by attacking her with rays. Liberated, Wonder Woman defeats the aliens with the new Sun Sword, and, when she gets home, learns that Queen Hippolyte and the Amazons have been able to overcome the rest of the aliens' depleted forces.
Appearing in "The Invisible Wonder Girl!"
- Rrara (Single appearance)
- Paradise Island
- Chameleon Planet
Synopsis for "The Invisible Wonder Girl!"
This story is reprinted from Wonder Woman #106.
Years ago when Wonder Woman was known as Wonder Girl, she posed for a photograph with her mother. After the photo had developed, Queen Hippolyta would be shocked to find that Wonder Girl was not captured in the image. When the queen asks her daughter if she knows any reason why, Wonder Girl strangely brushes off the question, which concerns the queen even more. Tara and the Queen reflect on the events the day previous: there was an earthquake that struck Paradise Island, causing a marble column to topple, and Wonder Girl had dived into action to prevent her mother from being crushed under its weight. This super-feat was captured by Paradise Island's photographer, and when the photo was developed, they found that the picture turned out fine.
When the Queen once more questions her daughter, she once more deflects the question. Undaunted, the queen decides to stay near Wonder Girl in case the girl changes her mind. When a plane flying above Paradise Island suddenly begins to crash, Queen Hippolyta pushes Wonder Girl out of harms way, when the teenager fails to notice the danger. After the crisis has been averted, Wonder Girl shocks all the gathered Amazons by revealing that she is not Wonder Girl at all, but really Rrara, a shape changer from the "Chameleon Planet". She explains that she watched Wonder Girl from afar and wondered what it would be like to be her for 24 hours and swapped places with her. She would go on to explain that the process is only an illusion and that is why she didn't appear in any photographs. Just then they are attacked by a flying saucer. When the Amazons ask Rrara to send Wonder Girl back, she find that something is preventing her from doing so.
On the distant Chameleon Planet, Wonder Girl tries to make sense of her situation, while she is pelted with cosmic dust, as a meteor enters into the atmosphere, threatening to destroy the planet. As the people of the Chameleon planet transform into rocks to protect themselves, Wonder Girl uses her super-breath to blow the dust and the meteor away, saving the Chameleon Planet from destruction. Back on Earth, Rrara tries her hardest to send herself and Wonder Girl back to their homes. Suddenly Wonder Girl appears, and when Rrara doesn't return to her home world, Wonder Girl realizes that her being transported back to Earth still covered in cosmic dust must have ruined Rrara's ability to return home. Wonder Girl then promptly destroys the flying saucer menacing them. With Rrara trapped on Earth, she reverts back to her true form and Wonder Girl manages to convince Queen Hippolyta to let her stay on Paradise Island and learn the ways of the Amazons until they learn a way to send her home.
Appearing in "The Masquerader"
- Duke Dalgan
- his gang of international racketeers
- Iron Giants
- Wonder Woman's Invisible Plane
- Knickerbocker Flyer, (hi-speed luxury passenger train from Washington, D.C. to New York City)
Synopsis for "The Masquerader"
This story is reprinted from Sensation Comics #26.
In the Magic Sphere it is foretold that Wonder Woman will be accused of stealing a plan, so Hippolyta decides to prevent this. She captures Wonder Woman with the lasso while disguised as her, and makes her promise not to investigate her, after which he swaps Wonder Woman's lasso with hers. Wonder Woman is then gassed by Darrel and bound with the lasso. When she comes to she has amnesia. Darrel unties her hands and makes her contact Colonel Darrel to get Plan 48, the Official plan for disposition of all the air and sea forces. When he brings it to Wonder Woman, he is coshed by the thugs, who steal the plan. Wonder Woman realizes they are crooks and attacks them, her subconscious makes her deflect the bullets, so she is gassed again. Dalgan then has her bound to the train track, then leaves with the paper worth $5,000,000. Darrel tries to have Wonder Woman arrested, but Hippolyta, impersonating Diana, quickly changes, and comes in, meaning Steve says the other Wonder Woman was an impostor. Forewarned by the Magic Sphere, Hippolyta says Dalgan stole it and is on the Knickerbocker Flyer Train. It is too late to stop it, but Darrel says they'll catch him at Baltimore. Hippolyta knows the danger Wonder Woman is in and contacts her telepathically, restoring her mind. But thinking the golden rope is the magic lasso Wonder Woman thinks she cannot break it as the Knickerbocker Flyer moves towards her, However Hippolyta tells her what has happened and she breaks out, and captures Dalgan.
Appearing in "Revolt of Wonder Woman!"
Synopsis for "Revolt of Wonder Woman!"
This story is reprinted from Wonder Woman #144.
Wonder Woman, exhausted by the many demands upon her and disheartened by people's perception of her as a "fighting machine", succumbs to despair, wishing she could find someone who appreciates her for herself.
- "Wish Upon a Star!" is reprinted in Wonder Woman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told and Wonder Woman: The Twelve Labors.
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