New York Comic Con Returns! Day One at the Con


It’s that time of year, my favorite time in New York City. The weather gets a bit cooler, post-season baseball is getting into full swing, and hockey and college football both have returned.  Oh and it’s time for my yearly nerd pilgrimage to the far west side of Manhattan, to New York Comic Con.  As a bonus, the city has finally completed the 7 train extension, and now you can take the subway all the way to 34th and 11th, just a stone’s throw from the Jacob Javits Center (and the new station is is quite the site) Thursdays used … Continue reading



CBS had their 2015 season up fronts yesterday, where they introduce their new shows and schedule to ad buyers for the coming fall television season, and the Maid of Might was upfront and center. The Tiffany Network announced that the DC comicbook adaption will be on the schedule, and will be airing on Mondays, at 8pm (opposite DC’s Batman prequel, Gotham, on Fox) beginning November this fall.  They also released our first look at the series, with a trailer that is one part super hero origin, and one part network dram-edy. The series looks to be in it’s own corner … Continue reading

Supergirl – First Look


The first pictures of Melissa Benoist (Glee) in her costume for the Supergirl pilot being made for CBS are out, and here’s the place to see them.  The pilot, written by executive producers Greg Berlanti (Arrow, Flash) and Amy Adler (Chuck, No Ordinary Family) began shooting this week. The shot of the serious looking Kara Zor-el which went out officially today was also joined by a more playfully looking Benoist on DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns’ Instagram feed (below)   #Supergirl!!! A photo posted by Geoff Johns (@geoffjohns0) on Mar 6, 2015 at 1:56pm PST   The classically inspired … Continue reading

CBS Finds Their Girl.


And she is Super. Warner Brothers has cast Glee actress Melissa Benoist as the Maid of Might, Supergirl.  The latest DC character to held to the small screen received a series commitment from CBS, which doesn’t guarantee it a series pick up up, but shows the Tiffany Network is strongly interested in the show.  Supergirl will tell the story of Kara Zor-el, the cousin of Kal-el, who is better known as Superman.  The show will feature known Superman characters like Jimmy Olsen. Like her cousin, Kara came to Earth after the planet Krypton’s destruction.  She was also raised by a … Continue reading

Will Supergirl Fly to TV?


It looks like another DC comic character may turn up on the small screen soon. Deadline reports that Supergirl will be  the next comicbook adaptedby Arrow and Flash producer Greg Berlanti. If the show makes it to the air, The Maid of Might will be the highest profile female superhero character to headline a TV show or a movie.  Berlanti  is working with Ali Adler, to develop the show.  Adler is no stranger to genre TV.  She was a writer and producer of Berlanti’s No Ordinary Family, as well as on shows like (Geekville favorite) Chuck. Berlanti tapped Adler  to … Continue reading