Chronicle Books will release DC: Women of Action, by Shea Fontana, on October 22.  The 160-page, 8" x 10" volume will profile both the strongest female superheroes in the DC universe, including Wonder Woman, Lois Lane, Batgirl, Bumblebee, Hawkgirl, Black Canary, Amada Waller, and the real-life women integral to their development.  The hardcover volume includes lots of illustrations, including custom artwork specifically for the book by Annie Wu, Brittney Williams, Colleen Doran, Elsa Chang, Emanuela Lupacchino, Gisele Lagace, Irene Koh, Jen Bartel, Jennifer Aberin Johnson, Little Corvus, Mingjue Helen Chen, Paulina Ganucheau, Stephanie Hans, and Winona Nelson.

Women profiled include Vertigo founder Karen Berger and artist Ramona Fradon.

Fontana is best known for writing the video series and many of the DC Super Hero Girls graphic novels, DC’s most successful kids graphic novel series to date.