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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.12: Luthors

If last week’s edition of Supergirl helped restart some of the character relationships that elevated season 1, this latest offering brought back the antagonist who has done much to make Season 2 a success. As the title indicated, episode 12 dove deeply into the history between Cadmus Director Lillian Luthor Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.11: The Martian Chronicles

After a couple of underwhelming offerings, The CW’s Supergirl soared for its first time in 2017! In its best episode since the Winter break, we saw two separate subplots reach their conclusion. For much of Season 2, both Kara Zor-El and J’onn J’onzz have struggled with seeing the inner potential Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.10: We Can Be Heroes

This week’s episode of Supergirl, in several ways, served as an extension of its predecessor. The previous installment, “Supergirl Lives”, examined how the heroism of Kara Zor-El ran deeper than just her powers. It was her selflessness that truly defined her. This week, in “We Can Be Heroes”, the focus Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.6: Changing

In many ways, the sixth edition of Supergirl was the climactic follow-up to the events we witnessed last week. During Episode 5, the characters of Alex Danvers, James Olsen and Mon-El all began journeys taking their characters to new places. Alex awakened to her sexual identity. James fostered his dreams Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.5: Crossfire

For the second airing in a row, Supergirl shined its spotlight on several of its supporting characters. Last week, J’onn J’onzz (Martian Manhunter), M’gann M’orzz (Miss Martian) and Mon-El all received attention regarding how they are surviving as refugees. While the focus did remain partially on Mon-El, Alex Danvers and Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.1: The Adventures of Supergirl

After first achieving takeoff on CBS, Warner Bros and DC Comics premiered its second season of Supergirl on CBS’ sister network, The CW, this week. Already home to other DC television properties such as Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow, the network predicted that the newly transferred series would be Read more…

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SUPERGIRL SEASON 1: Year-in-Review

Supergirl, CBS’s first foray into the world of comics in 25 years, wrapped up its inaugural season this Spring. With a renewal still in the speculative stages, it’s worth a moment to look back at what this series produced in its debut year. I’ll examine some of the show’s themes Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 18: Running Into Trouble

It’s possible you found yourself a little too bummed by the near endless night of Metropolis and Gotham City this past week. Lucky for you, with the help of a tachyon generator, National City was only a world away. This week, the CW’s Flash, played by Grant Gustin, crossed over Read more…

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SUPERGIRL Episode 15: All Together Now

As we learned in Supergirl’s second installment this year, that famous “S” from Krypton’s House of El also has its own meaning: Stronger Together. However, all throughout the season, we’ve witnessed various fault lines open between many of the show’s characters. This week, perhaps the biggest of those rifts began Read more…

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SUPERGIRL Episode 12: Opposite Day

A recurrent theme in the inaugural year of Supergirl has been the solitude of its central character, Kara Zor-El. Back in Week 6, “Red-Faced” focused on Kara’s struggles to feel normal and truly accepted on Earth. The midseason finale, “Hostile Takeover,” examined Kara’s lingering feelings of abandonment by her parents. Read more…

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