Power Girl just hasn’t been fun since Judd Winnick and Sami Basri took over, you know? I doubt Winnick had a choice in integrating the series with Justice League: Generation Lost, but did he have to throw her life completely down the tubes and kill all the fun wackiness?
Jimmy Palmiotti reflects on his and Amanda Conner’s creative take on the character and the series in an interview at Comics Bulletin.
Sterling Gates on Supergirl: “I really tried hard to make the direction of that character about the hero’s journey, and about her maturing into that role, the ‘S’, the super S on her chest, and living up to that ideal. The touchstone that I always went back to is that she’s always striving so hard to be SUPER.”
It makes all the difference in the world to know that Jamal Igle chose to leave the book. I’m still terribly sad about Jamal leaving, but knowing it was his choice is a relief (unfortunately it seems to have led to Sterling Gates being pushed off the book, which I’m sure was never expected).
Nick Spencer on what’s to come in SUPERGIRL, Dark Supergirl in JLA, and a Supergirl & Phantom Stranger issue of BRAVE AND THE BOLD.
I just finished watching Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, and it’s WAY better than the comics! The ending is so much better, it really surprised me. Much of the cringe-worthy dialogue and annoying moments were either cut, fixed or softened which I really appreciated. Director Lauren Montgomery did a fantastic job of improving on the source material; I’m … Continue reading The ‘Superman/Batman: Supergirl’ Movie Is Good!
Sterling Gates did a video interview with CBR during which he discussed his time on Supergirl and working on New Krypton. He clearly knew at the time that he was leaving the series, but not yet when. The interview was posted Oct 7 but seems to have taken place shortly before Supergirl #56 released in … Continue reading Sterling Gates Video Interview on CBR
DC just announced some devastating news at NYCC: Sterling Gates and Jamal Igle are being replaced on SUPERGIRL. Because they, uh, hate good storytelling and a super family book they can be proud of?
I continue to enjoy the Bizarro story tremendously. It’s got bizarro humor, poignant moments between super cousins, giant space insects, and an exploding cubic planet only our hero can save!