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Monday, March 15, 2010

WONDER WOMAN Debuts as Newest Super Hero in Children’s Book Series

WONDER WOMAN Debuts as Newest Super Hero in Children’s Book Series

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – March 12, 2010 – Capstone imprint Stone Arch Books, children's fiction publisher, announces the addition of WONDER WOMAN to its best-selling DC SUPER HEROES chapter-book series, based on DC Comic’s iconic characters. The first female super hero appears in four new titles from the publisher which are available now in hardcover and paperback formats.

WONDER WOMAN joins iconic characters BATMAN and SUPERMAN as a featured character on the publisher’s free resource CapstoneKids.com. The site allows readers to learn more about the characters, their friends and villains. The DC SUPER HEROES page is the most visited page on the site.

“It’s exciting to bring hungry readers new stories, new villains, and more adventures starring the world’s most popular female super hero,” said Lori Benton, General Manager/Publisher of Capstone Fiction.

Stone Arch Books also extends the DC SUPER HEROES series with four new BATMAN and SUPERMAN titles apiece. All titles in the series pair new stories with original illustrations, and has been well received by reviewers since its launch in 2008, calling them “fast moving and entertaining” (School Library Journal), “an ideal launching pad into the vast world of Superman comics” (Booklist), and “a gateway to greater comic exploration” (Graphic Novel Reporter).
  

DC SUPER HEROES: WONDER WOMAN
Attack of the Cheetah
Creature of Chaos
Monster Magic
Trial of the Amazons

56 pages each
Ó2010
$18.99 (S/L hardcover)
$25.32 (List)
$5.95 (Paperback)
Interest Level: Grades 3-6
Reading Level: Grades 2-3

DC SUPER HEROES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of DC Comics Ó2010. All Rights Reserved.

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About Capstone Publishers
Capstone Publishers is the leading publisher of children’s books and digital products and services, offering everything from fiction, nonfiction, and picture books to interactive books, audio books, and literacy programs. Imprints include Capstone Press, Compass Point Books, Picture Window Books, Stone Arch Books, and Red Brick Learning. Capstone Digital is the newest division to this expanding publishing house. Visit us at www.capstonepub.com.

About DC Comics
DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN, and the SANDMAN. These DC super heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. Visit DC Comics’ website at www.DCComics.com for more information.

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