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Jesse Rath Promoted to Series Regular for Supergirl Season 4

I appear to be 2-for-2 today. Earlier I wrote up the article that Hartley Sawyer, aka Elongated Man, was being made a series regular for season 5 of The Flash. A few weeks back I named Ralph Dibny the best new character of the season for the series. Now we get word that Jesse Rath, who […]

Supergirl Season 3: Brainiac 5, the Best New Character of the Season

Now that most of The CW series have wrapped up for the season, I'm going to go through and analyze the shows for various things like best individual issue, comparing big bads, main character arcs, etc. Kicking it off with best new character, taking a trip to Earth-38 for Supergirl. There are quite a few […]

Supergirl Season 3: Is the Legion Going Back to the Future?

The CW has released a new clip from tonight's episode of Supergirl. In the wake of last week's battle, the Legion of Superheroes have a decision to make. If you're not caught up on the series, then there are spoilers ahead… be warned. The Legion traveled back in time to stop Pestilence (Angela Zhou) from […]

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Supergirl Returns with Legion of Super-Heroes at Her Side

Supergirl has been having a down year so far. The third season of the Melissa Benoist series has been down 25% in the 18-49 demographic, averaging just 0.55 %. This is the same as DC's Legends of Tomorrow and a bit better than Arrow, but both of those shows are in the 9 p.m. time […]


Supergirl Season 3: Brainiac 5 Introduces Himself to Kara

Supergirl returns tonight after its mid-season hiatus, and things pick up in the aftermath of the battle between Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and Reign (Odette Annable). Kara is in a coma, being kept alive by the Legion of Superheroes technology, and Mon-El (Chris Wood) awakens another of the Legion to help her. Querl Dax (Jesse Rath), […]


Supergirl Season 3: Reign Has Left Her Mark on National City

We are now less than a week away from the return of Supergirl from her mid-season hiatus. The show will be returning for four weeks and then giving up its time slot starting February 12th to DC's Legends of Tomorrow, only to return to finish out the season starting on April 16th. The network has […]

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Supergirl Season 3: Jesse Rath Comments on Lukewarm Reactions to Brainiac 5

Late last week an extended trailer for the midseason return of Supergirl was released, and we got our first look at Brainiac 5. The character is part of the Legion of Superheroes, also the title for the episode, and in the comics is a green-skinned, blond-haired native of the planet Colu, and claimed to be […]

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Supergirl Season 3: First Look at Jesse Rath as Brainiac 5

Supergirl fans have to wait until January 15th for the series to return, but that doesn't mean we can't get a glimpse at the next member of the Legion of Superheroes that will be making his debut when the show returns. Jesse Rath (Defiance) joins the cast as Brainiac 5, who in the comics is […]


Supergirl Season 3: Brainiac 5 to Make First Appearance When Series Returns

After getting beaten into unconsciousness, the Girl of Steel looks like she could use some help — and that is exactly what she is going to get when Supergirl returns on January 15th. The mid-season finale showed us Samantha Arias (Odette Annable) fully awaken as Reign, and when she confronts Kara (Melissa Benoist), the battle […]

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Brian Michael Bendis's List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman […]


Supergirl Season 3: Defiance's Jesse Rath Cast As Brainiac 5

Supergirl continues to build up the Legion of Super-Heroes as word from TVLine is that Jesse Rath (Defiance) has been cast as Brainiac 5. The character is the 31st Century version of the Superman villain, but he is half computer and half organic life. He and other members of the Legion of Super-Heroes will travel […]

From The 31st Century Comes The History Of The Man Of Steel

This new tome looks at the history of Superman as compiled through newspaper clippings, photos and stories by the Man of Steel's futuristic friend and Legion of Super-Heroes member Brainiac 5. Writing by the real-life Matthew Manning, this 312 page hard-bound book is crafted as a tribute from a admirer in the 31st century and […]