Review: The Adventures of Supergirl Chapter 3

adventures of supergirl chapter 3Rampage is about to take her revenge on Kara Danvers-but can Supergirl count on her sister to save the day? The first story arc wraps up with Supergirl captured by Rampage and her sister missing!

The issue is an interesting ending to the story and really frames the first three chapters in a fantastic way with Kara reflecting on how she’s similar and also differs with Rampage.

A lot of the issue focuses on Rampage’s origin and does that without breaking stride of the plot in the present. It’s actually a really solid way to wrap up the issue in that it really shifts the point of the first arc away from just taking on some alien, and instead using that to discuss Kara/Supergirl’s history and origin. Writer Sterling Gates has done an excellent job of giving us much more than a capture an alien/punch the bad guy story, and that becomes very apparent here.

Artist Bengal has really improved with each chapter and is hitting his stride here. There’s a lot I like, and some of my gripes from the first chapter have gone away over the second and this one. It’ll be interesting to see where he goes from here as he gets a better feel for it all.

Each chapter is good, but the story as a whole is stronger when read together. That’s where the big picture becomes apparent and a simple story of capturing an alien becomes so much more.

Story: Sterling Gates Art: Bengal
Story: 8 Art: 7.6 Overall: 8 Recommendation: Buy

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