Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Books/Comics

‘Supergirl #40’ (review)

Written by Jody Houser
Art by Rachael Stott
Published by DC Comics

 

I am really enjoying the direction the creators have taken this book.

The direction is definitely an unexpected one for Supergirl, but it works great. I commend the team on not only taking a leap creatively, but also for the interesting stories that have come from it all.

The beginning of the issue has the Supergirl Who Laughs facing off against Wonder Woman. They are circling each other, ready for battle.

And then comes the moment we have all been waiting for: They duke it out.

Man, what a glorious fight it is!

Rachael Stott does an excellent job illustrating it.

The action is clear and precise.

And that is really all that this issue really is.

It’s good old fashioned slugfest. It is also strangely compelling.

Eventually, The Supergirl Who Laughs has Krypto come up to her. He gets her to pause.

This gives Wonder Woman an opportunity to get inside her opponent’s brain. And she doesn’t waste that opportunity.

The ending of the book is a strangely emotional moment. I give writer Jody Houser a lot of credit. The writing is golden. The art is pretty perfect for this story and these two ladies work well together.

This was a really awesome issue.

RATING: A-

 

 

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You May Also Like

Comics

DC Comics has cut its ties with Diamond Comics Distributors. In an email sent to comics retailers from the major publisher, the company revealed...

Books/Comics

Written by Paolo Baron Art by Ernesto Carbonetti Published by Image Comics   I’ve read quite a number of Beatles-related comics and graphic novels...

Books/Comics

Written and Illustrated by Charles Forsman Published by Fantagraphics Books   I read this awhile back and quite enjoyed it, and I reread it...

Books/Comics

Written by Simon Spurrier  Art by Aaron Campbell Published by DC Comics   John Constantine Is back just how I like him. Nasty, dark,...

%d bloggers like this: