The big news we’ve been waiting for has finally arrived! Hollywood Reporter and E! Online broke the news that Melissa Benoist has been cast in the title role of Kara Zor-El/Danvers on the upcoming Supergirl series. A relative newcomer, the 26-year-old recently starred on seasons 4 and 5 of Glee. Don’t get used to her … Continue reading Melissa Benoist Cast as Supergirl; Nina Tassler Says Costume is Awesome
Convergence is DC Comics’ two-month crossover event that will take over their publishing schedule during April and May 2015 to accommodate the company’s move from New York to Burbank, California. The event will consist of a core 9-issue weekly series (starting with issue #0) and 40 separate two-issue miniseries each focusing on specific characters from the different universes and timelines … Continue reading Where will Supergirl be in the Convergence?
JLU is a series I’ve been eager to try but haven’t picked up yet. This collection will change that. Justice League United gets its first collection on March 10 in Justice League United Vol. 1: Justice League Canada. The physical collection is being published in hardcover first, which is a bit surprising to me. We’ll see if the series switches … Continue reading Justice League United Collection Coming in March
The long-awaited collection of Supergirl Vol. 5: Red Daughter of Krypton drops next month (Amazon, Comixology). It’s a bigger than usual collection which includes the following issues: Supergirl 26: Survivors Supergirl 27: The Beast in the Block Supergirl 28: Rage Quit Red Lanterns 28: Red Alert: Part 2 Supergirl 29: Red Daughter of Krypton: Part 1: Inner Demons Red … Continue reading Red Daughter of Krypton Collection Coming in January
DC Comics has released the previews for its March 2015 variant covers, which are all based on classic movie posters. Included are iconic posters from famous (and some infamous) films from the Warner Bros. vault that make for some surprisingly perfect homages. There are some seriously awesome covers in this line-up (more than a few … Continue reading DC Covers Reimagine Famous Movie Posters
TV and comics trading cards have been making a comeback thanks to publisher Cryptozoic. Over the last two years they’ve published four different sets devoted to DC Comics, including the first of a kind “Women of Legend”. In addition to the character cards, one hand-drawn sketch card is randomly inserted in each box of 24 … Continue reading Amazing Supergirl Sketch Cards from Cryptozoic
TV Line has posted the casting breakdowns for two of its lead roles and four other series regulars who will appear in the Supergirl TV series. The breakdowns are an interesting mix of familiar concepts and fresh ideas that leave me even more curious about the show. Keeping in mind that casting breakdowns rely on … Continue reading Casting Notices for ‘Supergirl’ Reveal Kara’s New Sister and Other Lead Characters
Official photos of the LEGO DC Super Heroes Brainiac Attack 76040 set have been revealed, and they include four minifigs — including the very first Supergirl! Look familiar? The variant cover for Supergirl #36 is a New 52 version of the minifig as she appears in the LEGO Batman video games. The set is the … Continue reading LEGO “Brainiac Attack” Set to Include First Supergirl Figure
Springfield Punx is a fan project by Dean Fraser devoted to Simpsons-style caricatures of popular characters from comics to Star Wars to Doctor Who. They’re really good! Check out the Springfield Supergirls below. Maybe you’re more in the mood for some Avengers or a really awesome Spider-Woman (and Beast)? I really like that one.