Supergirl searches for answers to Krypton’s mysteries in this exclusive

Following Brian Michael Bendis’ takeover of DC’s Superman line, the Supergirl ongoing series has been given a new direction courtesy of two of Bendis’ pals, writer Marc Andreyko and artist Kevin Maguire. New villain Rogol Zaar claims he is responsible for the destruction of Supergirl’s (and her cousin’s) home planet…

A chilling Supergirl traces the path of xenophobic radicalization

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On its surface, the cheekily titled episode “Man Of Steel” seems like a familiar superhero story: A sympathetic guy is turned into a supervillain after our hero accidentally makes his life worse and/or inadvertently leads to the death of a beloved family member. At a glance, it’s easy to see the story of Ben Lockwood…

Supergirl doesn’t pull its political punches in a strong start to season 4

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One of the most fascinating things about watching Supergirl for the past three seasons has been tracing the evolution of its politics. When it launched as a CBS series back in 2015—a month before the debut of Netflix’s Jessica Jones and two years before Wonder Woman’s trailblazing big screen debut—Supergirl was…

DC is bringing back the "Elseworlds" name for The CW's annual crossover event 

We’ve already heard that The CW is bringing in some big-name characters for the annual crossover of its DC superhero shows, with Lois Lane and Batwoman both making their CW debuts, but today the network announced that the event itself is getting a big name of its own: Elseworlds. For those who don’t follow comics,…

Supergirl’s third season finale cuts its losses and looks to the future

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To cap off a season that has grown increasingly rocky along the way, Supergirl’s third season finale mostly decides to look towards the future instead of worrying about the past. Only about a third of “Battles Lost And Won” is dedicated to wrapping up the arcs the show has built this season. The other two-thirds are…

Batwoman to make her live-action debut in The CW's next superhero crossover

At a recent convention in Nashville, Arrow star Stephen Amell teased that he’d be making a “really fun announcement” at The CW’s upfront presentation today, and now we know what that announcement is: Batwoman is coming to the next Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, and Legends Of Tomorrow crossover event, and the heroes will be…

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