• The Modern Supergirl: What Makes America Today

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    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

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    “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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