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Prepare To Fan Girl/Boy/Whatever Out Over The First 'Wonder Woman' Footage

"She's the best fighter in the DC universe."

Hera, give us strength to make it through 2016, so the world can finally see Wonder Woman in all her glory on the big screen.

Forward all fruit baskets and thank yous to The CW because during the network's "Dawn of the Justice League" special on Tuesday, fans were not only treated to a new "Suicide Squad" trailer, but also the first footage from one of DC's most anticipated titles, "Wonder Woman." 

Geoff Johns, the chief creative officer of DC Comics, and Kevin Smith introduced the film, which hits theaters June 23, 2017, in front of a table holding Princess Diana's shield and famous lasso. 

"Wonder Woman's like one of the greatest superheroes out there, but people don't know her origins like they know Superman's origin or Batman's origin," Johns said. "So, what we want to do in the film is really tell people who she is, where she comes from and why she does what she does."

Born on the Amazonian island of Themyscira, the demigoddess, played by Israeli actress Gal Gadot, is the daughter of a Greek mythological royal (Psssst, it's Zeus) and was put on this earth to protect the human race. Her fellow Amazonians, however, have abandoned this mission, leaving Diana to carve out her own path.

In the clip we see her in and out of costume, as well as a glimpse of Steve Trevor (Chris Pine), Wonder Woman's primary love interest and military intelligence officer. Also, general badassery.

"She's an Amazon warrior. She's the best fighter in the DC universe," Johns continued. "She has strength and speed and she's been training her whole life for war."

We're also reminded of Wonder Woman's important legacy as a "feminist cultural icon," considering very few films have put a female superhero in the forefront. 

"Telling a story like this now is pivotal and important," Pine remarked in the clip. "The story of a very powerful woman."

To all those who think Wonder Woman doesn't deserve the big screen treatment, we've got a message for you:

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