Well, I ain't got it yet, but sounds like I'm not missing out either. I'll put some thoughts in here, just for the heck of it.
Mera--All I remember is that at some point she went be-crazy and sometimes wonder if she still is to a degree. Or was all that retconned I never kept up with Aquaman. So I'm sure there all kind of rage pent up in her. Mera, IIRC, was always a grudge holder.
Lasso--I seem to recall a story or two that has basically said if the person who is lassoed isn't totally freaked out, they can use it "against" Diana also. It's kind of a two-way street deal. Hokey, yes, but what else is new?
I agree, tho. I thought either these "minis" were either stand alones or a part of something bigger, but it sounds like it's neither...just another means for DC to milk the dead cow
OK, got it read it...and I agree I was disappointed. It felt like something was missing...oh yeah, that dangling plot point with Mera. Now, since Diana used her ring/lasso combo to "free" Mera of her massive rage fit, does that mean she's kinda messed up the plan? Wil Mera be able to be all rage-ish when truly needed? Sigh. Grr. feh.