Supergirl #48

Writer: Sterling Gates Artist: Fernando Dagnino Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 16, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
7.6Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

Uh-oh! The Silver Banshee is back in Metropolis! This time she's after an artifact that could finally break her family's eternal curse. When Inspector Mike Henderson gets involved, Supergirl is pulled into the conflict! Meanwhile, Lana Lang's mysterious condition takes a turn for the worse. Will the Girl of Steel be able to save her only two human friends? Join fan-favorite writer Sterling Gates and guest artist Matt Camp (SUPERMAN: SECRET FILES 2009, Zero Killer) to find out!

  • 10
    Supergirl Comic Box Commentary - Anj Dec 18, 2009

    In the past, Hendeson was involved in a case where an odd coin was found in the murder victim's hand. The police officer who was in charge of the case, Captain Tanner, was a friend of Henderson's. Tanner was scarred by the case and ended up commiting suicide. Henderson vowed to find out the significance of the coin and solve the case. Unfortunately, he found out the significance the hard way. It is indeed one of Banshee's heirlooms. And she hasn't been able to find it because the coin hides within the people who have them.Henderson removes a glove and shows the coin embedded in his palm, the rest of his hand covered in the same glyphs the earlier victim had on her body. The Banshee was able to recover the coin from that murder victim and now she wants the Inspector's. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Dec 16, 2009

    Gates looks to be having a little fun with this new arc, particularly given the way this issue wraps up. I say that's just what the book needs right now. The battle with Silver Banshee may not have lasting ramifications for the Superman line, but it certainly allows readers a bit of breathing room. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Bin - Andy Frisk Jan 5, 2010

    Supergirl, like all the Superman Family titles, is still a very well done book that I look forward to reading every month. The shift in storyline just has me off track this month. Lets get back to the New Krypton plot threads Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Ryan Schrodt Dec 17, 2009

    The biggest problem with this issue is that Read Full Review

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