Continued from SUPERGIRL #29. Superman's shocking revelation to Supergirl sends her racing to hospital with a desperate plan in mind: inject Tommy with Resurrection Man's blood! But will her plan save the boy or create something terrible instead?
I imagine that Puckett really didn't know where this story would take him. Maybe he just created the character of Tommy as a tiny part in the original tale that kicked off the philosophical debate. He may not of even had cancer in the first draft. He may have simply been a fan of the Girl of Steel, but then Puckett added this nuance. Maybe he originally intended for this to be a lesson in humility for the Maid of Might, but he recognized that it didn't fit the characterization he was trying to forge for her. Then he had the epiphany. What if Supergirl actually refused to give up? What if she tried to find the cure for cancer? Part of being a writer is letting the pieces fall into place. Next issue, we conclude this philosophical debate, and I find myself rapt. Read Full Review
Just the same, this book is special. It tackles issues that are rarely tackled in mainstream comics-- and does the job well. The less mature readers out there may complain about the lack of action and the 'cliffhanger' ending. And maybe this kind of story can't really be done too often in comic books which rely so much on spectacle. But this issue is a nice change of pace. Read Full Review
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