Legends of the Superheroes is an umbrella title for two 60-minute live-action television specials produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions that aired on NBC on January 18 and 25, 1979. More proof of her powers being mystical in nature is the fact that Black Alice was able to tap into her powers. During her first confrontation with the Justice League, she defeated Wonder Woman and even toppled the Man of Steel. Her assistant Branson discovers that Zeul is in fact not dead, but instead had her essence stored in the transference machine's buffer module, which then channeled her consciousness into one of the lab's test animals, a gorilla named Giganta. Giganta also appeared in Legends of the Superheroes played by Aleshia Brevard. Now free of M'Nagalah's control, a seemingly repentant Dr. Zeul retains her position at Ivy University and has approached Ryan for a second chance, despite the bizarre circumstances of their first meeting. The Atom can generate light from his belt. Though she did not maintain its impressive musculature, she remains fairly strong and healthy. As a giant, she is strong and durable enough to take on Wonder Woman. Lucky bastard. Dr. Doris Zuel physician and researcher based in Gateway City Memorial Hospital. She is possessed by the spirit of the fury Stompa, and only freed when Supergirl smashes the skull-and-crossbones mask from her face.[21]. However, Damage burst through Giganta's hand, leaving her to bandage herself while the rest of the team battled the creature. TITS >O< Reply. After professing her desire to reform, she is informed that Ryan is wearing a wire and tears off the roof of the restaurant to see Wonder Woman and Ryan talking - unaware that Ryan had removed the wire. She was part of a trio - along with Artemis of Bana-Mighdall and Barbara Minerva - of dead Amazons resurrected by the Morrigan to hunt Wonder Woman.[38]. Much like Atom and Wonder Woman only The Flash is enjoying it! This thread is archived. She's grown beyond it's confines exploding through the … [7], The contemporary version of the character is the alter-ego of Dr. Doris Zeul,[8] who suffers from a fatal blood disease. Unwilling to have her contribution to medical science be to have her name given to the disease that killed her, after exhausting all avenues from conventional research for a cure, Zuel researched body-to-body consciousness transferral with her assistant, Bronson. Giganta's suit is specialized to grow with her and enhances her invulnerability. Giganta is ultimately subdued and captured by Wonder Woman and taken to Transformation Island for rehabilitation. Her origin is more in-line with that of her Golden Age and DC animated universe counterparts, having originally been a gorilla altered into a human, though she has no known connections with Gorilla Grodd or Gorilla City itself. Giganta is also a brilliant scientist who now retains her full intelligence at any size from normal to maximum. In the Challenge of the Super Friends TV series, it was revealed that Giganta was a normal woman who was horseriding when she witnessed Apache Chief using magic dust. [33] Later on, she takes part in the attack led by Black Adam against the United Nations, where she is beaten back by Wonder Woman. She has leopard printed legs and chest. Taking advantage of this, Doctor Psycho took Giganta out of the zoo and brought her to Professor Zool so that he can use an evolution ray on her. Appearances. [11], As part of the Society, she takes part in the "Battle of Metropolis", a confrontation with multiple heroes, including Elasti-Girl, the size-changing member of the Doom Patrol. Giganta was introduced as a foe of the Golden Age Wonder Woman, first appearing in Wonder Woman #9 (volume 1). Wonder Woman Wiki is a FANDOM Comics Community. Wonder Woman quickly managed to knock Giganta out but Ryan intervenes to stop her from beating her further, after admitting she had lost her temper - they realize that Dr. Zeul has disappeared. The Atom and Giganta by José Ladrönn. storyline. Giganta is a member of the new Injustice League[19] and she is one of the villains featured in the Salvation Run. A longtime enemy of Wonder Woman, Flash, Batman, and an occasional foil for Atom, Giganta possesses the superhuman ability to increase her physical size and mass, effectively transforming into a giantess. Giganta initially seems unaware of this fact, admitting to Dwarfstar that she is dating the Atom (much to Dwarfstar's amusement). Appearing in the modern continuity for the first time in 1997 in Wonder Woman #127 (volume 2), Zeul captures a comatose Wonder Woman and holds her at a secret research facility. Artwork. If you DO, then you have my sympathies. Rooter interviews Giganta and the Atom about their recent engagement. Giganta then swallows the Atom and he makes his way down her esophagus and into her stomach. These powers seem to have been given to her magically since the magical power stealing Black Alice is able to copy her powers.[36]. Giganta is ultimately subdued and captured by Wonder Woman and taken to Transformation Island for rehabilitation. Artwork. [37], In the 'Odyssey' storyline that ran through issues 601-614 of Wonder Woman, Giganta was one of many characters re-imagined in the alternate reality created by the goddess Nemesis. [4], Giganta joins a rebellion of prisoners held on the island started by the Saturnian slaver Eviless, thereby becoming a member of the criminal team Villainy Inc. Eviless steals Wonder Woman's lasso and kidnaps Hippolyta. She then becomes Grodd's devout follower and has, in Justice League Unlimited, become a returning member of the new Secret Society (based on the Legion of Doom). Giganta has also appeared in the pages of the The All New Atom, currently employed as a regular teacher at Ivy Town's University. On the right side of the Plaza, a transition can be performed where the armored robot will grab the opponent tossing them to where Giganta and Atom Smasher are fighting. [26], After her first encounter with Pandora, Giganta returns for revenge following the conclusion of the Forever Evil storyline. Later, when the Legion toast their apparent victory, she is seen talking with Gorilla Grodd about his suspicions towards Lex Luthor and Brainiac's goals. Giganta is voiced by Jennifer Hale. Giganta stole the dust and used it on herself, gaining the ability to transform into a powerful, 50 foot tall giantess. Keeping the name Giganta, she embarked on a career as a super-villain, fighting with Wonder Woman several times, both alone and with a variety of different villain teams. [41] She joins her in attacking their stronghold, killing Bellona with her axe even as her flesh is melted from her bones by the goddess' magic.[42]. Giganta was a member of the Secret Society, working with Vandal Savage and Signalman as they track the mysterious Pandora. When the Justice League storm the Hall of Doom itself, Giganta fights the League as a whole rather than any particular target. Posted by 1 year ago. Even at normal size, it is bulletproof and resistant to extremes of heat and cold. Excellent work! ci0 Jul 22, 2019. Doris Zeul was a bullied child with a blood disease, but cured herself with a radical procedure that gave her her growth powers. [20] Over the course of the series she fights as one of the new incarnations of the Female Furies with Wonder Woman, Batwoman and Catwoman. [45], Giganta was set to appear in the second volume to The Legend of Wonder Woman, a retelling of Wonder Woman's origins by Renae de Liz and Ray Dillon. [3] In the story, a scientist named Professor Zool artificially mutates an ape named Giganta into a malicious red-haired strongwoman. Whatever the case, the ability appears to be mystical in nature, as Giganta has been shown (in The All-New Atom) to be aligned with the forces of magic. In the current DC Universe, Giganta is Dr. Doris Zeul (a name that tips its hat to Professor Zool, a key figure in the Golden Age Giganta's origin). share. In issue #28, she joins a rebellion of prisoners held on the island, thereby becoming a member of the criminal team Villainy Inc. Giganta is not seen again in the comics until 1966, in Wonder Woman #163 (volume 1), in which her origin is revamped to include another member of Wonder Woman's rogues gallery, Doctor Psycho. ", "INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US Videos Reveal DC Easter Eggs", https://community.wbgames.com/t5/Official-Announcements/Wonder-Girl-and-Giganta-Are-Here/td-p/1874338, Superman and Wonder Woman: The Hidden Killer, Wonder Women! She appeared in the spin-off comic book Justice League Unlimited #38, trying to go straight so she could spend time with The Flash. Because Apache Chief was brave when using it he became one hundred times more brave. According to a story Grodd told Clayface, Grodd transformed Giganta from an ape into a human woman with the power to increase her size to tremendous heights, with a proportionate increase in her strength. [24], In September 2011, DC Comics revised the fictional history of its comic book line under the title "The New 52". 93% Upvoted. Whether she heard or saw Ryan's actions to stop her from getting further injuries is yet to be seen. Archived. to serve as a supernormal asset, fighting vampires and other monsters. "Not much, Giga is something wrong?" They implied that Giganta has overcome that limitation and retains her full intelligence at any size, a theory backed up in the conclusion to the Who is Wonder Woman? After Wonder Woman defeats Giganta, Professor Zool appeared asking to have the gorilla turned over to her for experimentation. [29], Later, Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor tracked Giganta down to a Los Angeles museum. She is now called Gigantrix. Briefly she was also romantically involved with the Atom. Her first appearance (Wonder Woman #9, volume 1, published in 1944), written by Wonder Woman creator … Giganta is a teacher at Ryan Choi's Ivy Town University. For those of you that have played Injustice, in the background of the outdoor Hall of Justice arena, you'll notice Giganta and Atom Smasher facing off. Giganta can grow to an i… Wonder Woman managed to defeat the giantess. The Untold Story of American Superheroines, SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show, The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Giganta&oldid=998784019, Characters created by William Moulton Marston, DC Comics characters with superhuman strength, Articles with dead external links from January 2020, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles with unsourced statements from July 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, ← DC's representation of the mythological god Zeus was debuted by George Pérez. At the end of the series, Giganta sacrifices a few seconds of her allotted five minute head start reward (for helping the League) and plants a fast kiss on the Flash. Rooter interviews Giganta and the Atom about their recent engagement. She fights Wonder Woman several times, both alone and with a variety of different villain teams. Giganta is ultimately subdued and captured by Wonder Woman and taken to Themiscrya for rehabilitation. Aug 1, 2017 - Explore Dc Ladies D-G's board "Giganta" on Pinterest. She loosens her grip on me, I breathing some air. In keeping with the show's decidedly low budget, she doesn't showcase her ability to grow in size, and instead bends a prop steel bar around Riddler's neck for a "superstrength" effect. In addition she is a brilliant scientist. A fight between Wonder Woman and Giganta ensues. Her desperat… She typically dresses in a leopard skin two-piece loincloth, presumably treating them so that they grow with her when she uses her powers to achieve her gigantic stature. [1] ? Powerless! She kept the name Giganta and became a supervillain. Though strength and durability are not at superhuman level until she grows, she is still a formidable foe possessing some training in personal combat. H She reveals her intentions angrily once he announces that he is going on a date. Mellower than in her appearances in the All-New Atom series, she seems to accept and respect the shortcomings brought by their different lifestyles, going so far as to help Wonder Woman in a mission, reasoning that, with Ryan being a superhero, they should both be used to putting their heroics in front of their private lives. "No, I find, you sure your OK my mate." Giganta joins a primitive tribe to attack Wonder Woman, but is defeated. [23] The team also includes the shrinking killer, Dwarfstar, who recently hired Deathstroke and his Titans to kill Ryan Choi. Perfect place to be. The Earth-1A version (Super Friends #30) of Giganta was originally tied to Earth-One due to inconstancies with Golden Age (Earth-Two) history. Giganta is eventually won around to Diana's side after being shown the truth of the Morrigan's lies. [27], Giganta is later recruited by agents of S.H.A.D.E. [5], In 1966, Giganta's origin is revamped to include Doctor Psycho. Villainy Inc. is defeated by Wonder Woman, but Giganta is subsequently seen as a member of several criminal groups, including the Secret Society of Super Villains and Injustice League Unlimited. She was a scientist who attempted to cure herself of a fatal blood disease, and later became a frequent enemy of Wonder Woman as well as the Justice League. When Giganta attacks Gotham, Batman and Nightwing need a little Wonder-ous help. She is tempted by the offer of a pardon for her crimes almost as much for the chance to kill things, which she admits to enjoying. Following a disastrous mission to Skartaris, Amanda Waller reveals the details of Ryan's murder to Giganta. Eventually, Giganta stole the body of a circus performer named Olga who had the power to increase her size. She was last seen fighting against Grifter on London Bridge, parrying his gunshots with twin swords. Infected and controlled by M'Nagalah, the monstrous Cancer god, she was sent to seduce and capture Ryan Choi, the new Atom, in the process even going so far as to swallow the miniature hero alive (he escapes, and also discovers that she has a tongue piercing). Giganta possessed no size-altering power, instead relying upon enormous natural strength (enough to shatter a stone statue[39] and throw a school bus[40]) and a double-headed axe to fight. A side-effect of the untested operation was that it reduced her intellect. This doesn’t usually play a role in her adventures, so her skills may have deteriorated. She is last heard covering Dwarfstar's mouth with duct tape to stifle his screams, telling him that she plans on keeping him alive so that she can prolong his suffering. Reply. In Wonder Woman #36, Giganta's attacked by Diana while on her way to a date with Ryan Choi, implying that their relationship's survived despite earlier difficulties. A longtime enemy of Wonder Woman and an occasional foil for Atom, Giganta possesses the superhuman ability to increase her physical size and mass, effectively transforming into a giantess. These powers seemed to have been given to her magically since if it were by science she would not be able to achieve that size. Part 13 of Drawlloween 2018; Language: English Words: 491 Chapters: 1/1 Kudos: 9 Bookmarks: 1 Hits: 182 There, she was infected and controlled by M'Nagalah, the monstrous Cancer god, and was sent to seduce and capture Ryan Choi, the new Atom, in the process even going so far as to swallow the miniature hero alive. ? Her first appearance (Wonder Woman #9, volume 1, published in 1944), written by Wonder Woman creator William Moulton Marston, presents her as a brutish strongwoman. Artificially mutates an ape named Giganta into a malicious red-haired strongwoman as well... erupts. 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