A Closer Look: Supergirl – “Manhunter”

After last week’s episode “Falling” – the greatest Supergirl episode yet – this week’s episode not only keep up the pace by showing all the repercussions of those events; but also by giving us a ton of both historical and character-driven backstories for J’Onn, Alex and Kara. This week was all about fitting in and…

A Closer Look: Supergirl – “Falling”

One thing that Supergirl as a series has been able to do is pair incredibly powerful stories/lessons while also invoking an impressive understanding and respect for Superman history – especially Superman: The Animated Series. Now whether this is a deliberate attempt or just the end result of two series following the spirit of the comics is besides the point. Either way, Supergirl has become something that fans new and old can get behind and fall in love with. So it’s only right that this week’s episode tackled one of the most troubling and heart wrenching Superman storylines/themes – what happens when they go bad?

A Closer Look: Supergirl – “Solitude”

This week’s Supergirl brought a very familiar place – and somewhat face – into the fold as Supergirl headed to the Fortress of Solitude to devise a plan to stop Indigo (aka Brainiac 8). This episode was all about continuing the drama from week’s prior, while also setting up some new and unexpected twists. So…

A Closer Look: Supergirl – “Bizarro”

After set up after set up, we finally got the long awaited Supergirl vs Bizarro showdown! Now contrary to what some might think, YES that is Bizarro. There is indeed a Bizarro version of Supergirl and since we haven’t met a Bizarro version of Superman in this universe yet, it only makes sense for this…