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Nicole Maines, who played the superhero character Dreamer on The CW's Supergirl TV series, has written a number of Dreamer short stories for DC Comics, She is now writing a new Dreamer graphic novel with artist Rye Hickman of Lonely Receiver for a full-length graphic novel called Bad Dream: A Dreamer Story and will tell Dreamer's[...]
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Earlier this month, we learned some more intel on Nicole Maines' return as Nia Nal, aka Dreamer, for the March 29th episode of The CW's Grant Gustin, Candice Patton & Danielle Panabaker-starring The Flash In the episode overview for S09E07 "Wildest Dreams" (written by Kristen Kim & Jeff Hersh Carson),  Nia checks in with Team Flash, in[...]
Alan Scott Green Lantern Gets DC Comics Pride 2023 Special
Cannon and Saber by Rex Ogle and Stephen Sadowski Jon Kent and John Constantine by Christopher Cantwell and Skylar Patridge Natasha Irons and Nubia by Mildred Louis Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, and Crush by Leah Williams and Paulina Ganucheau Multiversity by Grant Morrison and Hayden Sherman Five-page preview of an upcoming Dreamer story by Nicole Maines and Rye Hickman[...]
GLAAD 2023 Comics Award Nominations Name More Than Just The Writer
Willow Wilson, Marcio Takara, Atagun Ilhan, Brian Level, Stefano Gaudiano, Jay Leisten, Arif Prianto, Ivan Plascencia, Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou (DC Comics) Sins of the Black Flamingo, by Andrew Wheeler, Travis Moore, Tamra Bonvillain, Aditya Bidikar (Image Comics) Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, by Alyssa Wong, Minkyu Jung, Natacha Bustos, Rachelle Rosenberg, Joe Caramagna (Marvel Comics) Superman: Son of Kal-El, by Tom Taylor,[...]
The Flash Season 9: Nicole Maines Set to Reprise Nia Nal/Dreamer
Now, thanks to an exclusive TV Insider report, Supergirl fans will get a chance to see more of what's been going on with Nicole Maines's Nia Nal/Dreamer "As Supergirl fans ourselves, all of us here on 'The Flash' are super-excited to have Nicole join Team Flash for a one-off adventure as we put together our final[...]
DC's Lazarus Planet Is Their Magical Crisis
Spinning out of his Batman V Robin series, the event showrunner Mark Waid teams up with Riccardo Federici, Gene Luen Yang, Billy Tan, Nicole Maines, Skylar Patridge, Francis Manapul, Dan Watters, Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Josie Campbell, and more, to transform DC's Super Heroes and Supervillains beginning in January 2023. "Following the events of Mark Waid and[...]
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Dreamer is a character originated for the Supergirl TV show played by actress Nicole Maines Maines will also be writing a Dreamer story in the upcoming DC Pride Special But after that, journalist Nia Nal and her superhero alter-ego Dreamer will make her first DCU appearance in July, in Superman: Son of Kal-El #13, also[...]
Todd McFarlame, Donald Mustard and JJ Abrams at DC Fandome
They've got Scott Snyder, but no mention of Josh Williamson, Tom King, James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez, Sean Gordon Murphy or Greg Capullo this time around… they just make the place look untidy after all. Fewer Comic Creators, More TV/Film/Gaming/Toy Stars At DC Fandome So here's the full list: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, JJ Abrams, Steve Agee, Melissa Benoist,[...]
Supergirl Season 6: Nicole Maines Shares Anime-Influenced Wrap Gift
This time around, Nicole Maines (Nia Nal/Dreamer) shared a look at the anime-inspired graphic that she designed and had it put on t-shirts for the team And yes, you're probably going to want one. Photo: The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC All Rights Reserved. Here's a look at Maines' tweet where she shares the[...]
And at some point, Nicole Maines (Nia Nal / Dreamer) and Benoist will have to determine who the overall Game Night champ is Just like in Highlander, there can be only one: can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Supergirl | Game Night | The CW ( With the return of The CW's Supergirl for the[...]
Supergirl Cast's Series Wrap Posts Shove Kryptonite into Fans' Hearts
For this go-around, David Harewood (Hank Henshaw/J'onn J'onzz), Nicole Maines (Nia Nal/Dreamer), and Julie Gonzalo (Andrea Rojas) take to social media to offer thanks and begin processing. Supergirl (Photo: The CW — © 2021 The CW Network, LLC All Rights Reserved) First up, Harewood shared a video (screencap below) of himself literally hanging up his costume to[...]
Supergirl S06E02 "A Few Good Women" Puts Lex Luthor on Trial: Review
All Rights Reserved. It's the trial of the century! Catco is already planning for Lex's downfall and dispatches both Nia (Nicole Maines) and William (Staz Nair) to cover the trial In what is obviously a COVID-restriction production choice that they also try to make work for the story, the trial is restricted to only Lex, the[...]
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Dreamer (Nicole Maines) confronts Brainy (Jesse Rath) and consoles him in his depression over all the wrong choices he's made Maines as an actress is so empathetic and giving, and it's reflected in the pathos between these two characters with a complicated history We see you, Nicole And you're one of the reasons to keep[...]
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If Kara (Benoist) and Lena (Katie McGrath) have any chance of defeating the double-threat of Gamenmae (Cara Buono) and Leviathan, and … of course… Lex Luthor (Jon Cryer), they're going to need to get the band back together: Brainiac (Jesse Rath), Alex (Chyler Leigh), J'onn (David Harewood), Dreamer (Nicole Maines), and Kelly (Azie Tesfair)[...]
Supergirl: Your Fighters Have Something Sadly in Common; Martian Chill
First up, we have Nicole Maines (Nia Nal aka Dreamer) posting a really cool fighting video game character selection screen Here's a look at your choices- along with their strengths and weaknesses: Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers (Strength: Loyalty / Weakness: Family Trauma) David Harewood as J'onn J'onzz (Strength: Telepathy / Weakness: Family Trauma) Nicole Maines as Dreamer (Strength:[...]
Supergirl -- Image Number: SPG_Masked_8x12_Supergirl_300dpi.jpg -- Pictured: Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl -- Photo: The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved
All Rights Reserved) Here's a look at Nicole Maines (Nia Nal aka Dreamer) showing off the "super" models look with Sharon Leal (M'gann aka Ms Martian), both rocking "COVID coutre." Following that, David Harewood ( J'onn J'onzz aka Martian Manhunter) hits us with a little "Blue Steel Martian" with Maines, Leal, and Jesse Rath ( Querl[...]
A look at The CW's new DC Fandome-related promo art (Image: The CW)
To drive that point home, the network released two key art images (one focusing on Supergirl star Nicole Maines aka Nia Nal aka Dreamer, and the other on The Flash star Candice Patton aka Iris West-Allen) that offer fans a little light at the end of the COVID-19-delayed production tunnel We also dig the way[...]
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Give Dreamer More To Do Nia Nal (Nicole Maines) is potentially the show's secret weapon One of the better episodes and best moments of the season belong to her in "Reality Bytes" where Dreamer struggles with the ethics of vigilante justice against someone stalking the trans community. Again, Supergirl is best as a show when it's proving[...]
J.K. Rowling attends the premiere "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them" at Alice Tully Hall on November 10, 2016, in New York City. Editorial credit: JStone /
One person who still loves Harry Potter despite Rowling's views is actor Nicole Maines, who plays transgender superhero Dreamer/Nia Nall on The CW's Supergirl In a column to Variety, Maines wrote about her own personal experience as a transgender person as it relates to the author's comments When it comes to Rowling's opinion on bathrooms/changing[...]
Supergirl -- "Event Horizon" -- Image Number: SPG501a_0261b.jpg -- Pictured: Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer -- Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW -- © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Having officially wrapped a COVID-19-impacted fifth season and with the sixth season not slated until later in 2021, Supergirl star Nicole Maines has a little downtime to rest and relax, right? Standing still isn't really something the trans rights activist and actor is known for, out promoting her vampire film Bit when Maines was asked[...]
Supergirl -- "Immortal Kombat" -- Image Number: SPG519A_0299r.jpg -- Pictured: Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl -- Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.
Regardless, the scenes fighting Leviathan are fun, especially as Alex (Chyler Leigh) debuts some of her new abilities as she becomes more proficient using her Martian weapon.  Dreamer (Nicole Maines) is no slouch, either But even more importantly, she keeps having visions of Brainy (Jesse Rath) in peril, which breaks her concentration at key moments. But[...]
"Supergirl" Season 5 "Reality Bytes": For Dreamer, It's Deadly Personal [PREVIEW]
Nicole Maines' Nia aka Dreamer takes center stage as Kara aka Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) looks to take a night off – only to find herself facing off against a deadly threat targeting the transgender community that wants her to quit being a hero. Supergirl — "Reality Bytes" — Image Number: SPG515B_0097b.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Nicole Maines[...]
'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 4, Episode 15 "O Brother, Where Art Thou?": Cryer's Lex Is the Serum the Series Needed [SPOILER REVIEW]
Carl Seaton directed the episode written by Dana Horgan & Eric Carrasco. 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, and Sarah Schecter serve as executive producers. [...]