Comics Review : Supergirl Volume One: Reign of the Cyborg Supermen Trade Paperback : DC Comics (2017)

Up Up and Away Super Friends and DC Comics Fans , Here is my review of  Supergirl Volume One: Reign of the Cyborg Supermen Trade Paperback from DC Comics. 1st a description of this 1st volume of Supergirl from DC Rebirth : Supergirl moves to National City! As Kara Danvers, average American teenager and high school student, Supergirl must balance her life as a superhero with her new life on Earth. But some demons from her Kryptonian past are coming back to haunt her, and Kara will find herself face-to-face with her father: the sinister Cyborg Superman! Now on to my review of this 1st volume of Supergirl from DC Rebirth , Supergirl Volume One: Reign of the Cyborg Supermen is written by Steve Orlando with Artwork by Emanuela Lupacchino in The Rebirth One Shot and Brian Ching in issues #1-6. Supergirl from DC Rebirth is a bit of a mix bag in Volume One Reign of the Cyborg Supermen it has some really good ideas but overall it fails to execute them fully in this 1st volume. Lets start with the good Emanuela Lupacchino’s artwork in Supergirl Rebirth #1 is really good and feels like how a Supergirl Book artwork wise should be with bright colors and lots of detail plus Steve Orlando’s writing captures the tone of Supergirl in the one shot of hoe Kara Danvers / Supergirl should be. Then in issues #1-6 and that is where the series runs into it’s issues. The best issues from this series is #1 , and #5 and #6 with issues #2-#4 not being it’s strongest issues. And it’s not the fault of Steve Orlando I think he has good ideas for Supertgirl in DC Rebirth the main problem with this 1st volume though is the artwork by Brian Ching it just does not feel like how a Supergirl book should be drawn with the colors and detail being damp to dark and times and the triangle faces are just hard to look at too at times. But the artwork does have it’s moments of good too especially when Supergirl does save the day. However this books main problem and issues is it’s trying to be too many things at once trying to be the comics version of Supergirl while also trying to fit for those fans like myself of The Supergirl CW TV Series. If the book would just figure out what it wants to be this would be one of the best Supergirl series not just of DC Rebirth but of all time instead we have a book with a lot of issues and Supergirl acting at times out of character and her supporting cast not being built up that does not help either. Their are great action moments though in this 1st volume the fight between Supergirl vs Cyborg Superman Zor-El is good. But when the story is just a rehash of what went on during The New 52 most readers not going to be too thrilled picking up this book they want Something new and sadly  Supergirl Volume One: Reign of the Cyborg Supermen does not give them that. Thankfully the series does get a bit better after this arc. Overall I will give Supergirl Volume One: Reign of the Cyborg Supermen a 6/10 for the story and 4/10 for the artwork. A mix bag here for this 1st volume of Supergirl from DC Rebirth but the series does get better from here. 

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