Writer: Steve Orlando
Artists: Brian Ching, Michael Atiyeh
On sale September 7
“REIGN OF THE CYBORG SUPERMAN” part one! Supergirl is back and working for the DEO to defend National City! As Kara Danvers, average American teenager and high school student, Supergirl must balance her life as a superhero with her new life on Earth. But some demons from her Kryptonian past are coming back to haunt her, and Kara will find herself face-to-face with her father: the sinister Cyborg Superman!
San Diego Comic-Con isn’t until next week but DC Collectibles is already revealing some of the releases we’ll be seeing next year. New figures from Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow are in the pipeline and look fantastic. New figures include Zoom, Constantine, Vixen, Martian Manhunter, Supergirl, The Atom, Hawkgirl, and Firestorm. The figures are about 6.75 inches tall and retail for about $28.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Firestorm
Sculpted by Chris Dahlberg and Paul Harding; on sale February 2017.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Hawkgirl
Sculpted by Steve Kiwus; wings open and close, with a wingspan of over 13 inches; on sale February 2017
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: The Atom
Sculpted by Paul Harding; on sale in 2017
Sculpted by Adam Ross and James Marsano; on sale May 2017
Supergirl: Martian Manhunter
Sculpted by Dave Cortes; on sale May 2017
Sculpted by Majid Esmaeili; on sale May 2017
Sculpted by Chris Dahlberg; on sale May 2017
The Flash: Zoom
Sculpted by Eric Sosa; on sale May 2017
(via TV Insider)
It was new comic book day yesterday with lots of new releases. What stood out to you? What didn’t? Sound off in the comments!
Around the Tubes
CBLDF – Experimental Comics Thrive in Middle East Despite Obstacles – Very interesting article.
CBR – “Supergirl” Finds Its Maggie Sawyer in “The Family’s” Floriana Lima – Pretty cool. Be interesting to see how they write her.
Around the Tubes Reviews
Newsarama – Daredevil #9
Comic Vine – Detective Comics #936
The Beat – The Flash #2
Newsarama – Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #1
The Beat – Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #1
Comic Attack – Horizon #1
The Beat – New Super-Man #1
Newsarama – Nightwing: Rebirth #1
The Beat – Nightwing: Rebirth #1
Newsarama – Wonder Woman #2
The Beat – Wonder Woman #2
Netflix and The CW Network have announced a new multi-year content licensing relationship that has Netflix remaining the exclusive U.S. subscription service for previous seasons of CW series. This includes all current CW series and future ones. Starting with the 2016-2017 season, Netflix members will be able to stream full seasons for each of these programs beginning eight days after each show’s season finale.
This means you’ll be able to check out Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, iZombie, Riverdale, along with Arrow and The Flash.
The CW is a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Photo credit: Karl Simone
Yup, Wonder Woman is the President in the world of Supergirl! DC Comics, Warner Bros., and The CW announced that Lynda Carter will be coming to Supergirl next season in a recurring role as the President of the United States.
Carter is set to appear in multiple episodes and will first appear in the third episode of the show’s second season.
Best known for her role as the iconic hero Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter is also an accomplished singer who has performed to rave reviews before sell-out crowds from the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC to Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. She’s also recently leant her voice to many popular video games, including this year’s Fallout 4.
Supergirl airs at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. CST) on The CW. The second season premieres on October 10th.
It was announced not too long ago that Superman would be appearing in the beginning of the second season of Supergirl. Up to this point the character has only appeared in texts or in the shadows with glimpses. Today its been revealed who will be stepping into the Man of Steel’s red boots.
Tyler Hoechlin has been cast in the role of the iconic character. He’ll appear in the first two episodes of season two. Mostly known for his role as Derek Hale in the television series Teen Wolf as well as Martin Brewer in 7th Heaven, Hoechlin isn’t a stranger to live action comic adaptations. He played Michael Sullivan Jr. in 2002’s Road to Perdition which was adapted from a graphic novel published by DC Comics’ Paradox Press and later reprinted as part of the Vertigo Crime line of graphic novels.
It was rumored he was up for the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. That role eventually went to Ben Affleck.
Supergirl was previously airing Monday nights on CBS. It was announced the series would be moving to The CW but remain in its familiar 8pm Monday time slot. It joins Arrow, The Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow, all television shows based on DC Comics characters and properties.
After a lot of instant messaging and some shadow hiding cameos in the first season, Supergirl’s cousin Superman will be paying a visit in the second season of The CW‘s Supergirl.
Warner Bros. Television and The CW have announced that they are currently casting for the role of Clark Kent/Superman and the character will appear in the second season when he visits National City at the beginning of the season. This is the first time the two characters have shared the screen since 2010 on Smallville in 2010.
Superman will appear on the first two episodes of the season.
It’s been announced that Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will be releasing Supergirl: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray and DVD on August 9, 2016. Delivering 10.9 million Total Viewers weekly, Supergirl was the #2 series on CBS amongst Men 18-49 and a Top 5 series on the network with Men 18-34, Men 25-54 and Tweens 12-17. Fans can purchase the set which, in addition to all 20 exhilarating episodes, contains over an hour of extra content, including the 2015 Comic-Con panel, featurettes, deleted scenes and a gag reel. The release is priced at $49.99 SRP for the DVD and $54.97 for the Blu-ray including Digital HD. Supergirl: The Complete First Season is also available on Digital HD.
Born on the doomed planet Krypton, Kara Zor-El escaped at the same time as her cousin, Superman, but didn’t arrive on Earth until years later after being lost in the Phantom Zone. Raised by her adopted family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to hide the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin. Years later, at age 24, and now living in National City while working as an assistant for Catco Worldwide Media mogul Cat Grant, Kara has spent so many years trying to fit in that she forgot to ever stand out. All that changes when she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was always destined to be. With the help of Daily Planet photographer James Olsen, her bioengineer sister Alex, and the research of the super-secret, off-the-grid Department of Extra-Normal Operations (DEO), who are tasked with keeping the Earth safe from aliens, Kara takes to the skies to protect her world. (TBC)
BLU-RAY & DVD FEATURES
- 2015 Comic-Con Panel: Warner Bros. Television Presents a Night of DC Entertainment at Comic-Con 2015: Supergirl
- The Man From Mars: Superman once described J’onn J’onzz as “the most powerful being on the face of the Earth.” This documentary will explore J’onn J’onzz’s current circumstances on Supergirl as the alien who swore an oath to a dying father to protect his daughters.
- A World Left Behind: Krypton: Kara Zor-El’s home planet of Krypton was destroyed in the opening minutes of the pilot. It was a spectacular, futuristic society filled with mystery and intrigue! This documentary will explore the history of this famous planet and its role and depiction in Supergirl.
- Gag Reel
- Deleted Scenes
The CW is quickly becoming the channel for DC Comic superheros and they’ve launched a trailer to show off what we can expect this fall using footage from the previous seasons.
Supergirl is moving to The CW on Mondays this fall!