Supergirl #6: Worth the wait?

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  1. Spider Striker

    Spider Striker ThisGuyWithTheYellowCap

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    I was a little freaked out by the cover, let me tell you. Not just because it was different than the siloutee one I was expecting, but the costumes for the "new" Flamebird and Nightwing are kinda creepy looking.

    I was kinda disappointed that Ian Churchill isn't the artist anymore, but have no complaints about his replacement. Very nice art.

    As for the story, I liked it, but I'm more than a little confused. What is Kandor exactly? Who is this Kal-El preaching and opressing everyone? Not confused on the plot itself so much, just not well versed in DC history I guess.

    All in all, good issue, just hoping this is the end of the delays.
     
  2. The Spider

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    Kandor is a Kryptonian City that was shrunken and placed into a bottle. Don't know what the Post-IC one is supposed to be like.
     
  3. Gears

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    I thought the issue was pretty dull. Best part was Supergirl heat-blasting open Nightwing's costume to reveal Power-girl's boobs. I am kinda digging this evil Kal-El. He's pretty ruthless wasting his own men like that.
     
  4. Chrono Grimlock

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    I was really, really disappointed with this issue. Starting with the cover. I don't need a T and A shot (like most covers have been so far) of SG, but I do actually prefer an image of her.

    And the story? Man, I know all the OYL stories jump right in to the fray, but this was the first one where I was completely lost. I mean, right from the start, I was scratching my head, why are they in Kandor? Why are their powers limited? Her home... somehow survived the Krypton explosion? Kara isn't really 1,000 years in the future?

    Also, another small gripe, Ed Benes draws sexy women, but Kara is 17, not a porn star.

    Still my favorite DC series, just hoping it turns into a monthly book soon and quickly fills in the OYL gaps.
     
  5. McBradders

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    Supergirls boobs are too big now. One of the interesting, artistically speaking, elements of the character is how she looked nothing like 90% of other Superpowered chicks.


    Other than that, apart from the initial confusion, a pretty neat issue. As good as Loeb? Probably not, but still enjoyable enough to be my only DC title I regularly get.
     
  6. Deefuzz

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    I liked it...wondering what the hell has happened in the span of 52 now.
     
  7. Switchblade

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    Maybe she actually ate something during the missing year?

    I thought the issue was okay. Nothing spectacular, but okay. I just hope it can finally get onto some kind of regular schedule once Kelly takes over.
     
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    I really liked that Superman costume the fake Kal had at the end. That was pretty cool.

    The Nightwing and Flamebird costumes are a little odd, but still pretty cool.
     
  9. Superman_Alpha

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    This was the first issue of SG that wasn't so mindnumbingly retarded that it felt like I was reading an issue of Heroes Reborn Captain America.

    I really hated the Godfall arc that this is based on (mostly due to the awful writing & early Image-style art), but I trusted Rucka could polish it up and make it work. Supergirl and Kandor are both filled with potential, but sadly both Greg and Ed are leaving the book so the potential of this one issue is really more of a tease.
     
  10. .SentinelPrime Is Dead.

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    Oh my god people its been one issue. give it some time. Was this issue the greatest No, but its only one issue. if at the end of the story it still sucks. then bitch.
     
  11. Superman_Alpha

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    My only bitch is that Greg & Ed are leaving so soon.
     
  12. Wreckgar

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    I liked it. Was very pissed at the exclusive cover being the better one.

    I wonder who the second Superman is. Maybe it's Preus perhaps altered by IC. Or it could be the evil Kingdom Come version of Superman who has popped up in Superman/Batman. Whatever the case, I am indeed hooked.
     
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    Well, I didn't like the issue. Ok? I paid for it, I'm stating I didn't care for it. I liked all the previous issues, I didn't like this one; I could very well love the next. Relax, people paid for it, they have a right to say what they liked/dislike.
     
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    Im relaxed. Im just stating my opinion on the matter as you did. nothing wrong with differing opinions. Its ok that you didnt like it. :thumb 
    I do think however that you should already have come up with some anwsers to your own gripes.
    One theyre on kandor, because kara is searching for argo. it states it in the story. they dont have there powers. or the powers are dominishing because they arent under earths yellow sun anymore. they wear those suits to help the none kryptonians and to keep a secret identity. Nightwing and flamebrand are mythic heroes to the kryptonians.

    I hope that all helps.

    And I myself have never been a fan of heroes fighting other heroes and having "evil sides".
     
  15. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    The story was somewhat convoluted and the art was good. But I'm not gonna cry over it. I want to see how the missing information is filled in before I decree it a waste.
     

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