42 votes
Accepted

Where is Themyscira located?

Like every other place in the comics world, it's "nowhere in particular"; in fact, what we saw in the movie was likely impossible to put anywhere in the real world. My best guess, though, is somewhere ...
KutuluMike's user avatar
  • 104k
21 votes

What happened to the German warship?

You have to pay close attention to the scenes where the Germans are first crossing the barrier, but the fate of the ship is shown on-screen — it sank. Each time the ship appears in the background, ...
KutuluMike's user avatar
  • 104k
18 votes
Accepted

How do the Amazons like Wonder Woman avoid extinction if they live in an island with no men?

According to the DC wiki, the Amazons are immortal beings that were created to teach men the virtues of peace and love. So, at least in terms of the main comic continuity, the Amazons are indeed ...
Magikarp Master's user avatar
15 votes
Accepted

What nationality is Steve Trevor?

During the scene with the amazons in which Steve is wrapped in the lasso of truth he states that he's an American assigned to work with British intelligence as a spy. The Native American "chief" also ...
Himarm's user avatar
  • 66.2k
15 votes
Accepted

What does the inscription on Wonder Woman's shield mean?

What it says Dr. Vincent Tomasso, Asst. Professor of Classics at Trinity College, Hartford, has kindly transliterated the text on the shield into Greek text (or rather the closest available letters in ...
Valorum's user avatar
  • 685k
13 votes
Accepted

Did this character die in the 2017 Wonder Woman movie?

C. The relationship between Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor has had several iterations in the comics, so let's go through your three options. A: he's definitely dead. There is no canon reason to ...
PlutoThePlanet's user avatar
13 votes

Did this character die in the 2017 Wonder Woman movie?

Well I mean without going to any form of "official/unofficial" sources, Yes. He was on a plane with a load of gas that would kill him, 17000+ feet up (5000+ metres), without a parachute and either ...
Edlothiad's user avatar
  • 77.3k
12 votes
Accepted

Were there any other options for taking out the plane?

The novelisation of the film indicates that his actions were motivated by a lack of understanding about the plane's capabilities and an excess of caution that the plane might crash near to a populated ...
Valorum's user avatar
  • 685k
12 votes
Accepted

Wonder Woman: gods or aliens?

In the source material, the Gods of Olympus are not aliens, in the strictest sense. They are more like extremely powerful metahumans. Their origin has to do with the creation of something called the ...
KutuluMike's user avatar
  • 104k
11 votes
Accepted

What happened to the German warship?

According to the film's official novelisation, as it passed through the barrier, the battle cruiser hit a hidden reef and was holed below the waterline. Beyond, the enormous ship that had brought the ...
Valorum's user avatar
  • 685k
11 votes
Accepted

Is Zeus alive in the new DC film continuity?

In the movie, there were multiple places where it was claimed that Zeus is actually dead. Both Hippolyta and Ares said (or strongly implied) that. The overall impression given by the movie is that the ...
KutuluMike's user avatar
  • 104k
11 votes
Accepted

What did Steve Trevor mean by him being above average?

He's talking about the size of his penis. In multiple interviews Pine stressed that "every man knows what he's talking about" and that it was a "dumb man thing"
Valorum's user avatar
  • 685k
10 votes
Accepted

Are there any stars at all on Wonder Woman's costume (or other Themysceriana) in the 2017 film?

Whilst not five pointed, there's a prominent star on Diana's inherited head piece. In Babylonian symbolism, the goddess Ishtar is represented by an eight-pointed starburst and she is associated ...
Kerr Avon's user avatar
  • 4,963
10 votes

Is Wonder Woman invincible?

Hardly. The DCEU Wonder Woman is a character surrounded by myth, legend and hyperbole. Unable to be killed? Not even close to the truth. Ares is an unreliable narrator. When modern Wonder Woman in ...
Thaddeus Howze's user avatar
9 votes
Accepted

What did Steve Trevor actually plan for?

We get a short insight into this in the film's Official Novelisation. He wanted to stick to their original plan, the reason they came. Diana on the other hand wanted to cross No Man's Land to save a ...
Edlothiad's user avatar
  • 77.3k
9 votes

How does Steve Trevor end up in Themyscira?

There's a few things going on here: First, to be clear, we don't know where the island is, at least in the DCEU, but we can make some pretty good guesses and the Aegean Sea (the eastern-most part of ...
KutuluMike's user avatar
  • 104k
8 votes
Accepted

When does Wonder Woman learn this is how she was created?

Towards the end of the movie when Diana finally confronts Ares in the recon tower he tells her that she is the daughter of Hippolyta and Zeus. Whether thats 100% true is wishy washy and Hippolyta told ...
Himarm's user avatar
  • 66.2k
8 votes
Accepted

What was the artifact Etta is looking for in the epilogue of Wonder Woman?

That item is (probably) a Mother Box. The Mother Boxes were left on Earth and the Humans, the Amazons and the Atlanteans each took one of the Mother Boxes to guard. While the Amazons and the ...
Valorum's user avatar
  • 685k
7 votes

Was the 1918 Wonder Woman photo from Dawn of Justice identical to that used in the Wonder Woman film?

The black and white photo used for BvS and Wonder Woman (WW) prologue is probably the same. The colour version and the scene in the WW movie was however recreated. This was confirmed in several ...
WonderWomanFans's user avatar
7 votes

Is Dr. Poison from Wonder Woman related to Dr. T O Morrow?

It's just coincidental. The villain in Wonder Woman is based directly off the same character in the source comics, Doctor Maru (a.k.a. Doctor Poison). In the comics, she was introduced in 1942, ...
KutuluMike's user avatar
  • 104k
7 votes
Accepted

Why did the sun appear so rapidly after the climactic battle?

According to the official novelisation, it was the dawn. Booooooosh! Ares’s final barrage of lightning hit them; they glowed blue and she grimaced against the searing pain. She held the pose, held it,...
Valorum's user avatar
  • 685k
6 votes

What did Steve Trevor mean by him being above average?

He considers himself above average as an example of his sex, i.e. in "manly" qualities: strength, masculine physique, courage, etc. But he's mostly talking about attractiveness (which is a composite ...
MissMonicaE's user avatar
  • 2,749
6 votes

Were there any other options for taking out the plane?

We had already seen WonderWoman was impervious to the gas. She is nearly as powerful as SuperMan. So the perfect outcome would be for him to grab two parachutes, and bring WW with him. Take off, and ...
CyberClaw's user avatar
  • 1,424
6 votes

What nationality is Steve Trevor?

The film isn't much help. All we're told is that he's Captain Steve Trevor… Pilot… American Expeditionary Force. and that he's working on secondment for British Intelligence. This doesn't actually ...
Valorum's user avatar
  • 685k
6 votes
Accepted

Did Ares bring Wonder Woman to him or did she accidentally stumble onto his location?

First and foremost, Themyscira is designed to be hidden from Ares. It's almost the sole purpose of the place. If he had known where it was he could have done something about it long ago. Ares own ...
DJClayworth's user avatar
  • 10.1k
5 votes
Accepted

Why didn't the Amazons kill Steve during the beach fight?

It's pretty simple: during the battle, the Amazons were attacking the people who were shooting at them. Steve wasn't shooting at them. Ergo, the Amazons didn't attack Steve.
Martha's user avatar
  • 16.2k
5 votes

Is Wonder Woman invincible?

She hasn't died in the movies yet, so we cannot make claims about what can kill her there. In comic continuity she has died to a variety of opponents, including one of Darkseid's family (Steppenwolf). ...
Forrest Venable's user avatar
5 votes
Accepted

Why Diana risk by jumping after Naomi saw her?

According to the film's official novelisation, excited by having seen the warriors practicing earlier, young Diana simply misjudged the distance to the walkway below. Wily Mnemosyme caught sight of ...
Valorum's user avatar
  • 685k
5 votes

Why was it okay for Chief to blow up the warehouse in Wonder Woman?

Steve asks Chief "Is it flammable, Chief?" and Chief answers in the affirmative. "Yeah, she said it's hydrogen. It's flammable" So they BURN it when they blow up the warehouse.
Paulie_D's user avatar
  • 22.6k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible