Power Girl

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  1. Chrono Grimlock

    Chrono Grimlock Perfect By Nature

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    I picked up Power Girl #1 this week and I gotta say I loved it. I've always had a bit of an affinity towards ole PeeGee and this book felt right.

    It had a little tongue in cheek humor poking at Karen's rather large erhem, assets but it also had some great action. Robots AND talking Monkeys? Come on what more can you want? I loved that there was some development into Karen's actually career life.

    Amanda Conner's art is beautiful as ever and Gray/Palmiotti deliever a believable and likable Power Girl.
     
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    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    I will read any book starring Power Girl that's drawn by Amanda Conner. That JSA Classified arc is what made me a DC fan in the first place. The art was, as expected, gorgeous. I'm really glad that we'll be seeing Conner's work on a regular basis. The writing... eh, it was okay. I love Power Girl, but I've yet to see a story about her that's as amazing as that JSA Classified one. She's a fun character, though, and I'll definitely stick around for this book.

    I do wish they'd cut it out with the boob jokes, though. I know the writers are just trying to lampshade PeeGee's enormous chest, but it comes off as being really immature. I think it would work better if, instead of calling more attention to her chest, they'd just ignore it.
     
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    Or reduce it. The joke has gone on long enough, time to let her stand as a character without the retarded gimmick.
     
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    What? I'm sorry I didn't catch that, I was too busy looking at boobies.

    Seriously though, I thought PG was supposed to get some sort of massive boost in profile in Infinite Crisis, but it pretty much degenerated into booby jokes straight away?
     
  5. Chrono Grimlock

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    It may be a retarded gimmick but I find it's part of the character at this point. Her purpose for leaving the hole in her chest as explained in JSA Classified was great, I thought. I think she stands on her own as well. I think she really shined in JSA and her boobs aren't really as obtrusive there.
     
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    I got the book as well. I've grown to like her character since Infinite Crisis, and it's cool to see her in her own book. I will definately keep getting it for a while.
     

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