Laurie Halse Anderson

Laurie Halse Anderson Curates DC’s Wonder Women of History

DC has shared new details on Wonder Women of History, which will profile such figures as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ruth Bader Ginsberg. The publisher’s highly anticipated young adult graphic novel anthology will be curated by New York Times bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson.

The anthology will present tales of real-world heroes who take up Wonder Woman’s iconic mantle and work in the fields of science, social justice activism, politics, and more. DC announced the public figures that will be profiled as well as the talented writers and artists that will contribute to the project.

Wonder Women of History spotlights these notable public figures, written and drawn by some of the most talented writers and artists in publishing:

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – written by Lilliam Rivera and drawn by Anastasia Longoria

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg – written by Lilah Sturges and drawn by Devaki Neogi

  • Elizabeth Warren – written and drawn by Renae De Liz

  • Rashida Tlaib – written and drawn by Marguerite Dabaie

  • Teara Fraser – written by Traci Sorell and drawn by Natasha Donovan

  • Beyoncé – written by Mikki Kendall and drawn A. D’Amico

  • Edith Windsor – written by Amanda Deibert and drawn by Cat Staggs

  • Marsha P. Johnson – written by Jadzia Axelrod and drawn by Michaela Washington

  • Emma Gonzalez – written by Kami Garcia and drawn by Igzell

  • Judith Heumann – written by Marieke Nijkamp and drawn by Ashanti Fortson

  • Ellen Ochoa – written by Cecil Castellucci and drawn by Carina Guevara

  • Shi Zhengli – written by Emily X.R. Pan and drawn by Wendy Xu

  • Serena Williams – written by Danielle Paige and drawn by Brittney Williams

  • Tig Notaro – written by Sara Farizan and drawn by Nicole Goux

  • Keiko Agena – written by Sarah Kuhn and drawn by Lynn Yoshii

  • Dominique Dawes – written by Danny Lore and drawn by Robyn Smith

  • Janelle Monae – written by Vita Ayala and drawn by O’Neill Jones

Wonder Women of History also includes portraits by Weshoyot Alvitre, Colleen Doran, Agnes Garbowska, Bex Glendining, Ashley A. Woods, and Safiya Zerrougui.