Zeul transferred her consciousness into the body of a circus strongwoman. Some versions of Giganta in the stories where she appears are presented as scientists with genius-level intellect. Close. Wonder Woman Wiki is a FANDOM Comics Community. When Giganta attacks Gotham, Batman and Nightwing need a little Wonder-ous help. We cut to Dwarfstar holding a knife to Panda’s throat. A longtime enemy of Wonder Woman and an occasional foil for The Atom, Giganta possesses the superhuman ability to increase her physical size and mass, effectively transforming into a giantess. See more ideas about women villains, wonder woman, dc comics. [6] In this story, Doctor Psycho hypnotized a zoo gorilla named Giganta to fall in love with Steve Trevor. giganta - Character; Summary. 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. report. In the story, a villainous scientist named Professor Zool artificially evolves an ape named Giganta into a malicious red-haired strongwoman. 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. A fight between Wonder Woman and Giganta ensues. Giganta has also appeared in the pages of the The All New Atom, currently employed as a regular teacher at Ivy Town's University. Rooter interviews Giganta and the Atom about their recent engagement. The mutation machine goes haywire and somehow reverts the world to an earlier stage. She told Steve Trevor where to find the remaining artifacts. These powers seem to have been given to her magically since the magical power stealing Black Alice is able to copy her powers.[36]. [47], Giganta appears in the digital comic sequel to the animated film Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay. In "Secret Society", Giganta helped The Shade escape from the Justice League. She is now called Gigantrix. ed209nl Jun 16, 2019. Reply. [34] Giganta was with Black Adam's group when the People's Heroes, the Outsiders, and the Doomed tried to get to Superman and gets into an all-out battle with them until it is broken up when Doctor Manhattan undoes the experiment that erased the Justice Society of America and the Legion of Super-Heroes. More proof of her powers being mystical in nature is the fact that Black Alice was able to tap into her powers. Because Giganta had evil thoughts, it made her more evil. Giganta initially seems unaware of this fact, admitting to Dwarfstar that she is dating the Atom (much to Dwarfstar's amusement). This is The Atom and Giganta announcing their 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 Transformation Island for rehabilitation. Giganta joins with the Atlantean Queen Clea to cause trouble. In the revised comic book line, Doris Zeul was bullied as a child due to a rare blood disease. Later adaptations (including appearances on Hanna-B… 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. [29], Later, Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor tracked Giganta down to a Los Angeles museum. However, Damage burst through Giganta's hand, leaving her to bandage herself while the rest of the team battled the creature. She is now called Gigantrix. ? "Is my little Flashy OK, I didn't hurt you?" Wonder Woman defeated Giganta and took her to Paradise Island for rehabilitation. Most recently, Bane hires her on as one of the new members of Secret Six. Giganta joins a primitive tribe to attack Wonder Woman, but is defeated. This turned Giganta into a huge blonde woman who still loves Steve Trevor. Yes, really. Appearances. The Atom shows off a new power: Bio-luminescence. TITS >O< Reply. Lucky bastard. shamandigi Dec 25, 2018. Following her transformation, Giganta allies herself with Queen Clea and the modern incarnation of Villainy Inc. in an attempt to conquer the lost world of Skartaris. She captures Wonder Woman and plans to put her "life-essence" into Wonder Woman's body using an experimental machine. She was then taken into custody. When the world gets to the Golden Age of humanity, Giganta causes trouble by encouraging a rebellion, which Wonder Woman stops. She stated that she, Steve, and Wonder Woman have had a long history together. Archived. [30] When Steve Trevor interrogated Giganta in Belle Reve alongside Amanda Waller, he discovered that Giganta had been recruited by Darkseid to steal the artifacts. When the three villains attack Pandora, Pandora successfully subdues Giganta. After growing she can become stronger than even Wonder Woman, and has almost crushed her on multiple occasions. storyline. [35], Giganta has the ability to increase her size from 6'6" to several hundred feet. When they found Pandora, Giganta attacked but was defeated and blinded in one eye. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. "No, I find, you sure your OK my mate." [27], Giganta is later recruited by agents of S.H.A.D.E. She's possessed by the spirit of the fury Stompa and only freed when Supergirl smashes the skull-and-crossbones mask from her face. 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. "Giganta you're suffocating me." Eventually, Giganta stole the body of a circus performer named Olga who had the power to increase her size. The Earth-1A version (Super Friends #30) of Giganta was originally tied to Earth-One due to inconstancies with Golden Age (Earth-Two) history. 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. In appearance, she is a stocky shaped woman who seems to possess incredible strength. She wears large, bangle-like bracelets and anklets, and she is always barefoot. Giganta was featured as a member of the Legion of Doom in Alex Ross' maxi-series Justice. [44], Conversely, in Hal Jordan's miniseries, Giganta appears in her traditional, original costume, and is capable of growing large enough to grasp and crush fighter jets in her hands. When the Secret Society became divided between Luthor and Grodd, she sided with Luthor, angry with Grodd for shutting off her mind and cheating on her with Tala. Giganta can grow to an i… [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. 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. Contact. In Lois Lane's tie-in miniseries, she joined with the Amazons' Furies, as they had taken over the United Kingdom, and ambushed the resistance. "Not much, Giga is something wrong?" Giganta was a member of the Secret Society, working with Vandal Savage and Signalman as they track the mysterious Pandora. However, in the episode "The Great Brain Robbery", Giganta is seen among the rest of the Secret Society, apparently fully recovered. Here she is in her traditional costume, though she briefly disguises herself as a nurse and wears hunting gear in her first appearance. She dressed in Amazonian battle-garb decorated with leopard print, in a callback to her original costume, and stood over six feet tall. Whether she heard or saw Ryan's actions to stop her from getting further injuries is yet to be seen. Giganta is ultimately subdued and captured by Wonder Woman and taken to Themiscrya for rehabilitation. [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]. 1 Biography 2 Behind The Scenes 3 Trivia 4 Gallery Not much is known about Giganta. Giganta (real name Doris Zuel), is a size-shifting supervillain from DCComics. If you DO, then you have my sympathies. 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. When she next appears, the red-haired Giganta demonstrates the ability to grow to gigantic size, like the animated Super Friends version. In issue 3, Giganta and her allies also battle Hercules, with the giantess being felled by the legendary champion. 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). But she has a tender side, and briefly enjoys a romance with the Atom, Ryan Choi. Reply. Her desperat… 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. She loosens her grip on me, I breathing some air. Later at Gotham Field, Superman almost defeated her but she manipulated him by asking "Wouldn't hit a woman, would you?" But it's interesting background to the real subject of this post: The Atom and Giganta by José Ladrönn. Wonder Woman quickly knocks Giganta out but Ryan intervenes to stop Wonder Woman from beating her further, after admitting she had lost her temper - they realize that Dr. Zeul has disappeared. This appearance also premiered a short-lived update to her look, giving her waist-length blond hair and an even larger physical stature. When the world returns to normal, Giganta is still in her "strongwoman" form. Her costume combines elements from her original and One Year Later costumes. Her strength is higher than an average woman's but it is not superhuman until she begins growing. [2] Later adaptations (including appearances on Hanna-Barbera's popular cartoon series Challenge of the Super Friends in the 1970s) introduced Giganta's size-changing ability, a feature which has been retained to date. Keeping the name Giganta, she embarks on a career as a DC Super-Villain. 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. Giganta was seen as a member of Libra's Secret Society of Super Villains, and at the end of Final Crisis #3 she is shown as a thrall of Darkseid alongside several other super-powered women. Desperate to return her mind to a human body, Zeul the gorilla abducts a comatose circus strongwoman named Olga with size-changing abilities[9] through unknown means (though Olga was comatose due to a mysterious shaman) and uses the machine to successfully transfer her mind into that body, keeping the villain name "Giganta". She also has a red hair piece. 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. Wonder Woman managed to defeat the giantess. Giganta is a female super-villain with the ability to drastically increase her size and shape, acting as an enemy to Wonder Woman. 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. 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. [14], "One Year Later," Giganta, along with The Cheetah and Doctor Psycho, engage in a battle with Donna Troy (who has assumed the identity of Wonder Woman one year after the events of Infinite Crisis), as part of a search for, as they term it, the "real" Wonder Woman (Diana of Themyscira). Because Apache Chief was brave when using it he became one hundred times more brave. It is presumed she works out since Giganta also features strength greater than that of her body size. https://wonder-woman.fandom.com/wiki/Giganta?oldid=28207, Can grow to gigantic size, Strength increases in proportion with her size. Giganta fights in the background of Hall of Justice against Atom Smasher. 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. [5], In 1966, Giganta's origin is revamped to include Doctor Psycho. save. Giganta is a member of the new Injustice League[19] and she is one of the villains featured in the Salvation Run. Before their second date, the Atom is approached by Wonder Woman on behalf of the Department of Metahuman Affairs and asked to wear a wire on his date with Dr. Zeul. Aug 1, 2017 - Explore Dc Ladies D-G's board "Giganta" on Pinterest. And I thought the original Giganta was hot.. 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. Much like Atom and Wonder Woman only The Flash is enjoying it! [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. It would eventually be revealed that this Giganta belonged to Earth-Forty effectively removing her from Earth-One continuity.[1]. [31], Giganta was then recruited by Amanda Waller into Task Force XL in order to capture the powerful creature known as Damage. [26], After her first encounter with Pandora, Giganta returns for revenge following the conclusion of the Forever Evil storyline. Giganta, along with The Cheetah and Doctor Psycho, engaged in a battle with Donna Troy (who has assumed the identity of Wonder Woman one year after the events of Infinite Crisis), as part of a search for, as they term it, the "real" Wonder Woman (Diana of Themyscira). [46] De Liz later posted preliminary artwork featuring Giganta on Twitter. Through it all, his ingenuity and … The Society ultimately loses this battle. 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