Supergirl: What It Means to Be a Hero

The presence of super powers does not an instant hero make. Sure, special abilities make fighting back against the darkness in the world a little easier. When you punch or fly your way through a problem, you have a bit more effectiveness on your side. But those with powers don't always want to be heroes, and sometimes those without powers are willing to step up. Like, for example, James Olsen.

Supergirl: Let National City Have Another Hero

Supergirl has a nemesis. The radio jockey turned electrifying villain Livewire is a regular thorn in Kara's  side. In the newest Supergirl, "We Can Be Heroes," Kara says her cousin Clark makes having a nemesis sound kind of fun, like "having a deadly pen pal once a year."

Well, she's not on board. Learning Livewire is loose and causing problems in National City again makes Kara angry and irritable. She snaps at her co-workers and friends. Guys, she scowls

So, she wasn't in the best of moods when she learned the identity of Guardian. Uh-oh.

Supergirl: Meet Cyborg Superman

Cadmus has been lurking in the background of Supergirl for months, and Kara finally got a firsthand taste of the organization's nefarious activity in tonight’s episode, "The Darkest Places." She went into their facility to extract Mon-El, but she ran into a couple of faces she didn't expect, including Hank Henshaw, a.k.a. Cyborg Superman.

Supergirl: A New Hero Steps Up

What is it about heroes that make them want to fight? What is the spark inspiring people to help others? The quality isn't something we can throw a scientific label on and dose humanity with (though, boy, wouldn't that be great?). "Changing" looks at both sides of the coin.

Supergirl - "I Need that Suit Now" (Exclusive)

James and Winn have a heated discussion over the in-development Guardian suit in this exclusive clip from tonight's episode of Supergirl, "Guardian."

Supergirl airs at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. CST) on The CW. For all the latest Supergirl news: http://www.dccomics.com/tv/supergirl

First Look: Supergirl's New Guardian

You can only be a sidekick for so long.

Supergirl is about to get a new vigilante this season, that is likely familiar to DC Comics readers—Guardian. However, the man behind the mask and famous shield may not be who you might expect. As Supergirl Executive Producer Andrew Kreisberg revealed yesterday, it’s James Olsen. (Or Jimmy, if you’re the Man of Steel.)

Here’s your first look at the one-time photographer (as embodied by actor Mehcad Brooks) in his new digs…
 

The #DCTV Secrets of SUPERGIRL: Ep. 17 "Manhunter"

Supergirl may bring hope to National City but her new series brings along with it secrets from throughout comic book history. We're here to tease you with all the #DCTV Secrets hiding in each episode. If you really want to know some of the answers to these questions, check out the spoiler section for super answers.

Robin and Guardian unite in WORLD'S FINEST #2

Following a trail of experimental equipment that was stolen from WayneTech, the new Robin finds himself in Metropolis and face-to-face with the straight-laced Guardian. But when Parasite and Mr. Freeze appear, the two heroes will have to band together to capture the villains and retrieve the missing tech. What are the villains really after, though, and who is pulling their strings? No clue, readers. But these pages should help answer some of your questions. WORLD'S FINEST #2 hits 11/25. [gallery link="file"]

The aftershocks of 'Codename: Patriot' continue in SUPERMAN #692

Writer James Robinson teams up with artist Fernando Dagnino as tragedy strikes in the aftermath of "Codename: Patriot," with Metropolis burying own of its own. With a man down, the Science Police are on their own when it comes to stopping a gang of Super-Villains from stealing a formerly common commodity that has suddenly risen in value. Intrigued? Well, good. Scroll down for a few pages from SUPERMAN #692, which hits 9/30. [gallery link="file"]

Head into Friday with some pages from SUPERMAN #688

Mon-El's role as Superman's stand-in for Metropolis is threatened by a sudden and mysterious power loss. How can he be the hero he needs to be without any special abilities? James Robinson and Renato Guedes answer the question, with a dash of the Guardian thrown in for good measure. Can you guess who the spy within the Science Police is? Probably not, but guess anyway. SUPERMAN #688 is on sale 5/27. [gallery link="file"]
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