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Wonder Woman is about to be married to Hades, the ruler of the underworld. Not some large scary fellow, or even a mysterious hooded figure, this version of Hades is a boy child with his head covered in burning candles and dripping candle wax. If there’s some intended symbolism in that by writer Brian Azzarello, I don’t get it. Hades not only looks a child, he acts like a thoroughly spoiled one, deciding to put his betrothed to a test with her own golden lasso, which forces the wearer to speak the truth. (One part of the original Wonder Woman concept they’ve kept.) As you can imagine, Hades doesn’t get the answer he wants, and from there it quickly becomes a battle, and one that WW seems unlikely to win.
The art by Kano and Tony Akins is generally fine, though doesn’t come up to the high bar set by Cliff Chiang on his issues.
I sure hope this is the last we’ll see of young Hades for a while.