Etta Candy was Wonder Woman‚Äôs first true friend in man‚Äôs world. Though she‚Äôs changed a lot over the years, Etta always stands as a representation for the power of sisterhood.
As Jimmy Olsen is to Superman, the bold and brassy Etta Candy is Wonder Woman‚Äôs best pal. A boisterous young woman with a lust for life and an appetite for sweets rivaled only by her one for boys, in the Golden Age, Etta Candy was the sheltered Wonder Woman‚Äôs guide to many of the Earthly pleasures which man‚Äôs world had to offer‚ÄĒand, as head of the always lively Beeta Lambda sorority at Holliday College, Diana‚Äôs window into the nature of sisterhood outside of Paradise Island as well. Before long, Etta Candy was fast friends with not only Diana, but her alter ego Wonder Woman, as well. Whenever the Amazon Princess needed a hand, Etta Candy and her ‚ÄúHolliday Girls‚ÄĚ were always on the way to help with a ‚ÄúWOO! WOO!‚ÄĚ battle cry‚ÄĒall thanks to a special radio of Diana‚Äôs design which allowed her to send mental telegrams directly to the Beeta Lambda sorority house.
After Crisis on Infinite Earths, Wonder Woman‚Äôs history was largely rewritten. Etta Candy herself was reinvented as Colonel Steve Trevor‚Äôs personal aide, love interest, and eventually his wife.
Following Flashpoint, Etta Candy was reinvented once again. Her marriage to Steve Trevor was undone, and she served as a field commander at the metahuman defense agency known as A.R.G.U.S. Etta was once more one of the first friends Diana had made in the modern world. But this time, Commander Candy‚Äôs feelings leaned towards another mutual friend of Wonder Woman‚Äôs: the brainy, adventurous archaeologist Barbara Ann Minerva. But while Barbara reciprocated Etta‚Äôs feelings, their relationship was doomed by Dr. Minerva‚Äôs transformation into Wonder Woman‚Äôs arch-enemy, the Cheetah.
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