In a series starring an alien that has to keep her true self a secret from the majority of the world, it's obvious who should be wrestling with an identity crisis. Kara's double life as Kara Danvers, the budding journalist, and Kara Zor-El, a.k.a. Supergirl, the hero of National City, is a tricky juggling act for her to balance. How Kara handles the two sides of her existence is a constant through line in Supergirl and played a role in "Crossfire," but she wasn't the only character facing a crossroads and grappling with one of the biggest questions of the galaxy: "Who am I?"
Alien fight club. Roulette. Miss Martian's secret—we have a lot of ground to cover in "Survivors." But before I get into those awesome aspects of the latest Supergirl, we need to talk about Snapper Carr. Look, I don't like the guy. He's gruff, mean, and often condescending. I don't think he's someone with a soft and gooey center. However, his prickly attitude doesn't make him wrong.
"Should I get a blowout?"
Not even Supergirl was immune from "meeting the President of the United States" jitters in the latest episode, "Welcome to Earth." Anytime I think Kara Danvers couldn't be more relatable and endearing in Supergirl, she proves me wrong. As Supergirl, one of the most powerful beings on our planet, she has no reason to be nervous and yet... We've watched Kara grow into her powers and understand how to best help people, but I appreciate that becoming Supergirl hasn't changed her.
Imagine you're so powerful that you're basically a god. You can fly. You're invulnerable. You're extraordinarily fast and strong. You're tasked with keeping an entire city safe. People look to you as a hero, a role model, and more. It's all a privilege, sure, but in some ways it's also a burden. You have to carry the weight of expectation, and even though you have a support system, no one truly understands. Considering those factors, it's no wonder Kara got so exuberant about having her cousin in town. He's the only other person who knows exactly what it's like to be her.
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…
With Rebirth now in full swing and so many exciting new titles to try, we can’t blame anyone for needing a reminder of what happened in the last issue. Or maybe you’re looking to add a new book to your list and need to get caught up on earlier chapters? Either way, we’re here to help. Every Tuesday, we’ll be recapping the prior issues of that week’s new Rebirth and Hanna-Barbera comics, as well as sharing our favorite moments. It’s a quick, easy way to ensure you’re up to speed and ready for New Comic Day.
Look! It's a new season, a new network, but it's still Supergirl. Kara Danvers and her friends and family returned to our screens in an all-new episode called "The Adventures of Supergirl." The Season 2 premiere established brighter, less cave-y digs for the DEO, it saw both Winn and Kara land different jobs, and featured the debut of Tyler Hoechlin as Superman.
Any time you go somewhere new, you always want to make a big impression. And it doesn’t get any bigger than bringing one of the world’s most iconic super heroes with you.
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