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Martin Rowson Apologises as Guardian Cartoon Labelled Anti-Semitic
Yesterday, the Guardian ran a cartoon by its regular and longstanding cartoonist and graphic novelist Martin Rowson after the recent story that the Chairman of the BBC Richard Sharp had resigned after details had emerged over an $800,000 loan to former Prime Minister Boris Johnson he had helped arrange from unknown parties, but did not[...]
Taking matters into her own hands, Kelly embraces her role as Guardian and helps bring a sense of hope, resilience & empowerment to the community Now more than a month after the series finale, Tesfai stopped by Michael Rosenbaum's (Smallville, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) Inside of You podcast to discuss a wide range of[...]
CW's Supergirl: Azie Tesfai Reflects on the Final Season
Tesfai, the first Eritrean/Ethiopian actress to play a superhero, shares her feelings on filming the final episode and her thoughts on wearing her Guardian costume for the last time.  Supergirl — "Blind Spots" — Image Number: SPG612b_0194r — Pictured: Azie Tesfai as Kelly Olsen — Photo: Bettina Strauss /The CW — © 2021 The CW Network,[...]
Supergirl: Azie Tesfai on Becoming Guardian, Co-Writing S06E12 & More
With Arrow's David Ramsey directing this episode, Tesfai makes Arrowverse history as the first actor in any Greg Berlanti-produced series to write an episode. Known for roles on Jane The Virgin, and The Kominsky Method, Tesfai is becoming one of Hollywood's must-watch actresses as her character Kelly Olsen, an ex-military psychologist & BIPOC in the DC[...]
Supergirl Season 6 E12 Preview: Kelly Embraces Her Guardian Destiny
First, they get a chance to see Azie Tesfai's Kelly embrace her power as the new Guardian (and sporting a sweet costume, too) As if that wasn't enough, they'll also be checking out an episode co-written by Tesfai and directed by David Ramsey (whose John Diggle will be making an appearance) Now here's a chance[...]
Supergirl S06: Azie Tesfai on Co-Writing Episode 12, Guardian & More
As if watching Azie Tesfai's Kelly embrace her role as the new Guardian wasn't good enough, we're also looking at an episode co-written by Tesfai and directed by David Ramsey (whose John Diggle will be making an appearance) Now, and are getting a chance to hear how Tesfai is processing the career-changing experience- but first? Some[...]
Supergirl: Mehcad Brooks Set for Finale; Melissa Benoist Talks Returns
Thanks to social media and the cast, fans already know that Jeremy Jordan (Winn Schott) and Chris Wood (Mon-El) are set to return for the series' wrap-up but now EW has confirmed that Mehcad Brooks will return as James Olsen aka the original Guardian (that has to mean a team-up with his sister Kelly (Azie Tesfai)[...]
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Just before March turned to April, The CW's Supergirl co-showrunners Jessica Queller and Robert Rovner made it official: series star Azie Tesfai's Kelly Olsen would be taking on the role of Guardian- the position once held by Kelly's brother James (Mehcad Brooks) before he passed it on to Kelly before moving away "That [has] been our[...]
Alan Moore Asks London to Take to the Streets - Extinction Rebellion
Today, the Guardian has labelled as "exclusive" the news that Alan Moore has signed a deal for a five-volume fantasy epic, Long London as well as a short story collection This may be a definition of the word "exclusive" I was previously unaware of We just forgot to say that it was an exclusive when[...]
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Thanks to co-showrunners Jessica Queller and Robert Rovner and EW, we're learning what the actor meant: Kelly will be taking on the role of Guardian, the position once held by Kelly's brother James (Mehcad Brooks) before he passed it on to Kelly before moving away "That [has] been our plan since the beginning of creating that[...]
Paul B Rainey Wins Observer Jonathan Cape Prize About Meeting Madonna
In 2013, Paul B Rainey wrote in response to a Guardian newspaper feature profiling a number of cartoonists, saying "There are British cartoonists, you know." Seven years later, its sister Sunday newspaper The Observer seems to have noticed, as he has won this year's 13th Observer Jonathan Cape Comica Graphic Short Story Prize, retelling a[...]
Steve Bell, Under Fire, for Latest Guardian Cartoon
Earlier this year, a Labour MP posted in disgust that Steve Bell was being dropped by the Guardian newspaper over accusations of racism and anti-Semitism in his cartoons Which was news to Steve Bell, who has been regular cartoonist at the Guardian since I was a toddler Instead, Bell cited already announced staff cuts at[...]
Steve Bell On Maybe Continuing At The Guardian Newspaper
Steve Bell, 2016 Labour Party Conference Last week, Bleeding Cool reported on former Labour MP Chris Williamson's claims that longstanding political cartoonist Steve Bell had been sacked from the Guardian newspaper because his views were too out of kilter for the newspaper This was picked up by a number of political websites who proceeded to claim[...]
Guardian Newspaper Drops Cartoonist Steve Bell After 40 Years
His cartoon strip in The Guardian newspaper 'If…' was what I turned to first in the paper my parents bought twice a week Collections at birthdays helped me catch up with what I missed His Margaret Thatcher was my Margaret Thatcher, eventually, his John Major was my John Major, until I started to work out[...]
'Supergirl' Season 4, Episode 16 "The House of L": Too Rushed, "Comp-Lex" for Own Good [SPOILER REVIEW]
Ben Bray directed the episode with story by Gabriel Llanas and teleplay by Katie Rose Rogers & Brooke Pohl. CW's Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen/Guardian, David Harewood as Hank Henshaw/J'onn J'onzz, Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor, Jesse Rath as Brainiac-5, Sam Witwer as Ben Lockwood/Agent Liberty, Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer, and April Parker Jones as Colonel Lauren Haley. Greg Berlanti, Jessica Queller, Robert Rovner,[...]
'Supergirl' Season 7, Episode 15 "O Brother, Where Art Thou?": Return of the Lex! Oh My God! [PREVIEW]
All Rights Reserved. Supergirl — "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" — Image Number: SPG415a_0425b.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen/Guardian and Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl — Photo: Sergei Bachlakov/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC All Rights Reserved. Supergirl — "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" — Image Number: SPG415a_0390b.jpg — Pictured (L-R): David[...]
Supergirl Season 3: 15 Photos and a Synopsis for the Season Finale
All Rights Reserved. Supergirl — "Battles Lost And Won" — Image Number: SPG323a_0074.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Mehcad Brooks as Guardian, Amy Jackson as Imra Ardeen/Saturn Girl,Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl, Chris Wood as Mon-El, Erica Durance as Alura Zor-El and Chyler Leigh as Alex — Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC[...]
Supergirl Season 3, Episode 21 Recap: Not Kansas
Guardian steps in and saves a cop from a shooter during a potential bank robbery only to find out the weapon used is from a DEO design James and J'onn visit the manufacturer and they learn that they make a non-military hunting version that might have been modified by a bump stock to act like[...]
Supergirl Season 3: The DEO is Having Gun Control Issues
The episode is called 'Not Kansas', and while the end of the previous episode showed Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) about to fight Reign (Odette Annable), all the promotional material coming out focuses on Kara deciding on going to Argo City and what the DEO and Guardian (Mehcad Brooks) has to do while she is gone… or[...]
Supergirl Season 3, Episode 19 Recap: The Fanatical
James follows in the private elevator where it turns out he keeps his Guardian suit in a special compartment that opens with his thumbprint and voice command of "Coltrane" He goes after the car they're using to get away and forces them to stop with a neat gadget that clamps onto a tire He chases[...]
Supergirl Season 3: 16 New Images from 'The Fanatical'
There are quite a bit of story spoilers in the images, so don't go any further if you don't want to know. . . . Here is the synopsis for 'The Fanatical': JAMES CONSIDERS UNMASKING AS GUARDIAN — When Tanya (guest star Nesta Cooper), a disciple of Coville's, escapes from what's left of his cult, she gives Kara (Melissa Benoist)[...]
Supergirl Season 3: New Synopsis Suggests Guardian-Focused Episode
Looking through the official photos I have of Mehcad Brooks for Supergirl season 3, I noticed that there are more of him on the phone than in his Guardian suit I think James Olsen is a good character on the show and I like what Brooks does with the role, but he just doesn't seem to[...]
James Olsen Must Find His Path
This article contains spoilers for the Supergirl episode – City of Lost Children . . . . . Tonight's episode focused a lot on James Olsen / Guardian and just what his putting on the armor has come to mean He jumps in to save a woman who was being attacked And though he took out the attackers, she was scared[...]