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Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #289

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #289

“Superman’s Super-Courtship.” Linda Danvers watches a sad movie with her parents, and cries when she realizes that the young man in the film has lost his chance at true love. She decides not to let that happen to Superman, so she decides, against the advice of her parents, to find him a suitable match. First, she asks Superman to fly into the past with her and tries to have him impress Helen of…

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Sep 6

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #288

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #288

“The man who made Supergirl cry.” Linda Danvers works at super-speed to create anniversary presents for her foster parents, but their celebration is interrupted by a man wearing a sling and asking for aid. He turns out to be an escaped criminal, and he threatens Linda’s family with a shotgun. But Linda, being Supergirl, foils his plans. After she and her mother leave the house, Mr. Danvers is…

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Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #287

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #287

“Supergirl’s Greatest Challenge.” Linda Danvers is invited to join a Superman Fan Club, which is then addressed by Lois Lane. After Linda returns home from the club, her father tells her that some forest rangers are about to detonate a tree stump near Supergirl’s exit from their basement, so she flies into the clouds and uses her powers to make it seem like lightning hit and destroyed the stump,…

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Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #286

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #286

“The Death of Luthor.” Linda Danvers spends a quiet evening at home with her parents and her boyfriend, Dick Malverne. Meanwhile, in prison, Lex Luthor uses his scientific genius to create an invisibility serum, and escapes. Rejoining his gang, Luthor decides to go on a crime spree, but first he wants to get rid of Supergirl. Believing she is a robot, he tries to destroy her with a canon, but she…

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Aug 5

The Kara Zor-El Podcast # 37 – Red Ring of Death

A few days late, and without a minute to spare, I give you the incrompable episode # 37 of the Kara Zor-El Podcast. Complete with an exciting review of Supergirl #33, Andrew and I bring you the top news and highlights from San Diego Comic Con 2014, our upcoming trip to Boston Comic Con, as well as comic book and TV news from around the web. Sit back, relax, and get ready for an adventure. Hosts…

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Aug 1

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #285

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #285

“World’s Greatest Heroine, part 1.” Superman finally decides to reveal Supergirl’s presence to the world. He tells her that they will inform her parents at night, and then inform the public. But on a trip to Metropolis that afternoon, a bridge collapses, and Linda has to save her parents and their car. Superman arrives, saying that he witnessed the whole thing, and understands that Linda had no…

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Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #284

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #284

“The Strange Bodies of Supergirl.” Supergirl remains under influence of last issue’s Red Kryptonite encounter. With three reamining effects to go, she decides to pass the time by going back to the fair. There, she sees the freak show, and then grows a second head. With one Linda head and one Supergirl head, Supergirl is invited to join the freak show, but she leaves the fair and flies away where…

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Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #283

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #283

“The Six Red K Perils of Supergirl.” Linda Lee has her powers back, thanks to the magic of Mr. Mxyzptlk. But she still cannot reveal them to the world. After fantasizing about telling her parents the truth, she heads to the Fortress of Solitude to be with Superman. But Superman is off to the future to visit the Legion of Super-Heroes, so Supergirl travels into outerspace to relieve her boredom.…

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Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #282

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #282

“The Supergirl of Tomorrow.” Lesla-Lar waits in Kandor for Linda Lee to fall asleep, so that she can change places with her. But Linda, fretting over losing her powers, stays awake all night. Then in the morning, Superman brings a time machine to Linda. Reasoning that she might have her powers in the future, since she has them in the past, he sends her to the future. There, in an undefined time…

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Jul 4

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #281

Argo City Reviews: Action Comics #281

“The secret of the time-barrier.” On earth, Superman takes Lesla-Lar, who is still impersonating Supergirl, to his Fortress of Solitude to prepare for the big “Supergirl announcement.” When they arrive, Krypto notices that she doesn’t smell right. Looking into Kandor, he sees the real Supergirl as Lesla-Lar, and activates Superman’s “exchange ray” to switch them back. When the real Supergirl…

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