Graphic Novel Review: Supergirl Vol. 5: Red Daughter of Krypton by Michael Alan Nelson

May 6, 2019

About:

Supergirl Vol. 5: Red Daughter of Krypton by Michael Alan Nelson (illustrated by Chad Hardin, Diogenes Neves, Various, and Paulo Siqueira) is a graphic novel featuring it’s title heroine who joined the Red Lantern Corps. This graphic novel collects Supergirl #21-25, and Action Comics #23.

  • 256 pages
  • Publisher : DC Comics
  • Language : English
  • ISBN-10 : 9781401250515

Graphic Novel Review: Supergirl Vol. 5: Red Daughter of Krypton by Michael Alan Nelson
My rating for Supergirl Vol. 5: Red Daughter of Krypton5
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Thoughts:

I didn’t read the previous Supergirl books, so I have no idea why Kara Zor-El is so angry. Frankly though, I don’t care since it’s not really necessary to know all the details, which, in true comic book form, I’m sure are convoluted and contrived.
All I know is that she is in full rage mode until she finally snaps and becomes a Red Lantern, and it seems like that’s all I needed to know.

The writers introduce Lobo into the graphic novel Supergirl Vol. 5: Red Daughter of Krypton by Michael Alan Nelson (illustrated by Chad Hardin, Diogenes Neves, and Paulo Siqueira), a fascinating story which really moves the story forward and not just a cheap trick to use a popular character. The Lobo story line helps the narrative smoothly transition from a Supergirl, to a Red Lantern Supergirl.

I enjoyed the art, it was consistent, expressive and move the story along without distractions or getting in the way. This was a really fun comic, but for all its length and great story telling… we don’t get the ending!

Synopsis:

The New 52 Supergirl hates everyone. It is no wonder that the Red Lantern ring finally found her, creating one of the most powerful beings in the DC Universe.

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