• Supergirl: Friend to Those Who Need It Most

    Supergirl: Friend to Those Who Need It Most0

    Supergirl #19 Steve Orlando and Vita Ayala (writers), Jamal Campbell (artist), Carlos M. Mangual (letterer), Jorge Jimenez with Alejandro Sanchez (cover) DC Comics March 14, 2018 Supergirl has been my favorite character in comics for almost as long as I’ve been reading them. She means the world to me, and she is what drives me

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  • The Modern Supergirl: What Makes America Today

    The Modern Supergirl: What Makes America Today3

    Man of Steel, John Byrne’s post-Crisis on Infinite Earths take on Superman—with its trimming away of Silver Age sci-fi elements; changing of Lex Luthor into a greedy, corporate businessman; and strong emphasis on Kal-El’s human persona, Clark Kent—is now considered one of the most highly influential runs on the character of all time. Some readings note xenophobia

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  • Finding My Place at Flame Con

    Finding My Place at Flame Con1

    “There’s this one balloon where someone says ‘Can anyone hear me?’ And there’s a reply shot of [Supergirl] saying, ‘I can,’” Steve Orlando describes to me a pivotal page in Supergirl: Rebirth #1, which came out earlier in the week. It’s Sunday afternoon, and we’re holding an interview in a quiet hallway outside of the

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