Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Supergirl #35

No real post tonight. I went to see my sister's play (she does the drama thing, as I once did) this evening and just got home. So I'm a little tired.

But I did get a quick chance to peruse some of this week's comics. And I just want to say this:

I think this Supergirl now officially has a more convoluted origin than the Peter David Linda Danvers Supergirl. Well done, DC. Somehow you have accomplished the impossible.

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6 Comments:

At 7:45 AM, Blogger Patrick C said...

Well this issue did an ok job of trying to reconcile her past I thought. It didn't make sense? It was kryptonite poisoning!

I'm just annoyed we didn't see any of the new Nightwing. They can't leave me hanging like this!!

 
At 8:16 AM, OpenID continuityblog said...

Ya I agree with Patrick. You sure you didn't miss something? They totally fixed her origin in this issue and made it simple.

 
At 11:21 AM, Blogger Paul said...

In "Batman and the Outsiders" #13, the (presumably new) Vigilante shows up. You get a somewhat obscured look at his face before he puts his mask on, and he has short blond hair like a certain Mr. Jack Wheeler...

 
At 10:56 PM, Blogger Diamondrock said...

I noticed that, Paul. Yes indeed I did. Wouldn't it be wild if he turned out to be WILD DOG?

Also: they may have fixed her, but that doesn't mean all those weird stories from before have gone away. Is "Kryptonite Poisoning" the new "Superboy-Prime Punched a Wall"?

 
At 11:28 PM, Blogger Scipio said...

Gotta side with guys on this one; it completely simplified her origin for me, and, now, for the first time, it's comprehensible.

 
At 11:30 PM, Blogger Diamondrock said...

Yeah, I'm coming around to your thinking as well. I reread the issue and it does simplify things, even if it does seem like a "punch a wall" kind of explanation and you ignore everything that happened before.

But this won't be the first time a comic has done that, is it?

 

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