Born in Fortaleza, Bahia, Maria-Isabela Granjo was little more than a street urchin, until she was rescued and brought to an orphanage, where she grew up fast.
Despite her upbringing, she managed to work her way through her eduaction, and became an archeologist.
After treking through the Amazon rainforrest, she found an ancient ruined city, with strange Chinese-like architecture. There she found the magic jade bangle which transformed her into Amazon.
Amazon's powers include super-strength, speed and the ability to fly.
Some of her most powerful enemies include Seth and Grimstone. Dr Malice also makes recurences in the comic series.
Amazon is one of the founding-members of the League of Righteousness, and is a member of the League Counicil since it expanded more than a year later.