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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[...]
DC Comics Takes The Knee For Juneteenth
Art from DC. The artwork showed a number of Black DC Comics characters taking the knee or posing with the Black Power salute, including Green Lantern, Rocket, Amanda Waller, Hardware, Bumblebee, Aqualad, Icon, The Signal, Black Manta, Mister Terrific, Black Lightning, Superman Of Earth 23, Static, Guardian, Doctor Mid-Nite, Lucius Fox, Bronze Tiger, Vixen, Tyroc, Steel,[...]