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Great Power Girl Moments #8 — Mister Terrific #1, p.25

Great Power Girl Moments #8 — Mister Terrific #1, p.25

This particular great Power Girl moment displays so amazingly a frustrated Power Girl/Karen Starr, caught in a web of high social drama. From Mister Terrific #1, Karen is at a fundraising party for a presidential candidate, held at the Conscientia Institute – a division of Holt Industries. Michael Holt/Mr. Terrific had invited Karen to join him there. For those less knowledgeable about the larger social situation (see Mister Terrific #1-8 and World’s Finest #1), Karen had … Read entire article »

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Review of World’s Finest #1

Review of World’s Finest #1

For those of you waiting on the edge of your seats for the return of Power Girl – it has come. She has finally come onto the New 52 scene. It took them long enough, but it’s wonderful that she is at last back as a major character in a monthly title: World’s Finest. Earth 2 #1 Overview Before jumping in though, I really should provide a brief review of Earth 2 #1, since it is so … Read entire article »

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Action vs. Character Development in the New 52

Action vs. Character Development in the New 52

One of the things standing out greatly to me in the New 52 titles I have followed, and in comics generally, is the interesting approach of either having tons of superficial battle scenes or a race to save the day, OR some really interesting character development. Strangely, Straczynski’s Superman Grounded series is what really got me first started reading comic books in a serious way due to it’s vivid and far-reaching character exploration. On the weekends, … Read entire article »

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