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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 2.4: Survivors

Throughout Supergirl’s first year-plus on television, a common journey for the show’s main characters has been the struggle to survive. Kara Zor-El (Supergirl) was jettisoned to Earth by her parents just before her planet exploded. “Kara Danvers” would have to adapt to a foreign world. Likewise, J’onn J’onzz (Martian Manhunter) Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.3: Welcome to Earth

If there was one overarching theme for Supergirl’s first two weeks, it was the notion of change. After the series shifted away from CBS, viewers needed to adjust to the new playground and playthings of The CW universe. Superman would no longer be just a silhouette or a texting avatar. The Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 2.2: The Last Children of Krypton

The CW’s Supergirl concluded its two-part opener this week as the Girl of Steel teamed up with not only her Kryptonian cousin, but also the top agents of the DEO. It would take Supergirl, Superman, Alex Danvers and J’onn J’onzz (Martian Manhunter) working together to stop Metallo and his freshly-minted second 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 20: Season Finale

When we left Supergirl from last week’s “Myriad,” Kara Zor-El was seemingly forced to confront the one opponent she might not have the stomach to fight. Her own step-sister Alex Danvers had fallen victim to the mind-control of the Myriad program. She was now a henchman of Lieutenant Non and Read more…

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SUPERGIRL EPISODE 19: A Myriad of Problems

Despite a late-season ratings drop, CBS’ Supergirl came flying into its season finale this week, nearly a full month before the rest of the broadcast season wraps up in May.  National City’s residents had just been possessed by Myriad, the telepathic weaponry of Lieutenant Non. James Olsen and a sea 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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