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Wonder Woman and the Star Riders Kellogg's Cinnamon Mini Buns Mini-Comic (1993)

"East of the sun and west of the moon lies a magical place, home to five beautiful heroines, who have sworn to protect Earth... Wonder Woman, Amazon Princess! Ice, ruler of the frozen north! Starlily, gentle champion whose touch makes deserts bloom! Dolphin, denizen of the deep blue seas! Solara, child of the blazing sun!" Princess Diana ordered the Star Riders to convene at their council room to discuss Purrsia the Sorceress' theft of magic jewels that "protect the sun, air, ice, and plants!" Earth was descending into eco-chaos, except the seas, as that jewel remained well hidden. However, Purrsia was spying on the meeting with her crystal ball and her dark pet Panthera. "When my collection of magic gems is complete, the Star Riders will recognize their true leader-- not that spineless Wonder Woman, with her ancient codes of justice! I will be the true protector of the Earth! The queen of the universe!"

Purrsia rode her flying jaguar to the Star Rid…

2012 Super-Team Family: The Lost Issues: Wonder Woman and Captain America #219

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Captain America had a movie serial is 1944 and thirteen installments of his own animation segment on The Marvel Super Heroes in 1966. Wonder Woman had a failed pilot in 1967, a TV movie in 1974, and three seasons of her own series in 1975-79. Cap scored a couple of TV movies in 1979, and had a box office bomb that was never even shown on U.S. screens in 1990. The Amazing Amazon got another failed pilot in 2011, while attempts at more TV and a feature film bid haven't panned out. The First Avenger reaped $370M worldwide, while Cap's current blockbuster, The Winter Soldier, is poised to match the total box office of Man of Steel while having cost significantly less to make/market. Wonder Woman will finally hit the screen in Steel's sequel and the Justice League film to follow, but it's still sad to see how Diana Prince owned the airwaves of the '70s, but has been left in the dust by the Star-Spangled Sentinel of Liberty since. That can be hard on a r…