Month 2 of DC’s reboot/relaunch is here and with it comes the second issues of 13 titles. Among them are Action Comics, Detective Comics, Stormwatch, and Swamp Thing. While I wait for the second issues of […]
Supergirl, unlike Wonder Woman, is a new origin story. With her varied pasts and the numerous women to bare the title Supergirl brings to mind a multitude of the Maid of Might’s many incarnations, her best though has always been Kara Zor-El, Superman’s cousin and the last daughter of Krypton. There have been five young women who have donned the cape of Superman’s female counterpart: Zara Zor-El, Matrix, Linda Danvers, Cir-El, and then a new Kara Zor-El (The previous Kara was erased from continuity after the first Crisis). The one thing that holds this issue back is that this origin must compete with Jeph Loeb’s Superman/Batman: Supergirl, her reintroduction into the former DC Universe.
Hell hath no furry like a bookstore scorned. And Barnes & Noble was scorned something fierce. According to spokesperson Mary Ellen Keating, “unless we receive all formats of a title to make available to our customers, […]
DC’s bold initiative has been viewed through multifaceted eyes: contempt, regret, anticipation, hope, apprehension. Regardless of how you see it the sales numbers are strong. Proving that there are some who are at the very least interested in DC’s new direction. With reviews varying from “must read” to “not worth your time” it’s likely that not all of the New 52 will be around but I do hope that Wonder Woman sticks around.