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Origin

When the insane mob-leader and self fashioned Greek god Maxie Zeus needed agents to disrupt the 1984 Olympics, he contacted the mysterious arms and muscle dealer, the Monitor. Following with the orders, the Monitor contracted assassins for hire and outfitted them after chosen Greek and Roman archetypes. One of these assassins become known as Diana, themed after the Roman goddess of the hunt. She was then made a member of Maxie Zeus' team, the New Olympians.

Creation

Diana and the rest of the New Olympians were created by writer Mike W. Barr, along with artists Bill Anderson and Bill Willingham. She first appeared in 1984's Batman and the Outsiders #14.

Major Story Arcs

The Olympics

Diana and her fellow New Olympians arrived at the Olympics to abduct athlete Lacinia Nitocris and convince her to be Maxie Zeus' bride. Batman and the Outsiders confronted them however, and Maxie Zeus demanded that the teams compete against each other in deadly Olympic style games to determine the fate of Nitocris.

Diana challenged Katana to fencing and an archery match, but found herself considerably outmatched. Katana knocked out Diana shortly after winning and ultimately the Outsiders proved victorious over the rest of the New Olympians.

Thy Kingdom Come

The New Olympians went into hiding, and only resurfaced when they were all found dead in their subterranean hideout. Their death wound up being part of a murder spree perpetrated by Gog, who believed he had a preordained purpose in life to destroy false gods.

Powers & Abilities

Diana is a master huntress, swords-woman and archer. She also has two highly trained hunting dogs at her beck and call.

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