Stargirl – Season 2 Episode 4

“Summer School: Chapter Four”

Stargirl goes further into its dark side focus as a villain recruitment drive gets underway and some previous antagonists search for some closure, while secrets of an emerging danger begin to be revealed.

Stargirl – Season 2 Episode 2

“Summer School: Chapter Two”

Stargirl continues slowly moving forwards with the arrival in Blue Valley of new faces with ties to the past, and suspicion runs rife as to their true reasons for coming to the small town.

Stargirl – Season 2 Episode 1

“Summer School: Chapter One”

Stargirl returns strong with an episode light on action but heavy on character. Checking back in with the new JSA we get a strong sense of where everyone now is following the ISA’s defeat, and get a glimpse of the new dangers the young superteam will face this time around.

Stargirl – Season 1 Episode 13

“Stars & S.T.R.I.P.E. (Part 2)” Stargirl comes to the end of its inaugural season with a suitably exciting climax. Showdowns are had, lessons are learned, emotions are addressed, and the fate of millions of people is decided. It’s been a fast first ride for Stargirl, but it has more than made an impact with its…

Stargirl – Season 1 Episode 12

“Stars & S.T.R.I.P.E. (Part 1)” Stargirl approaches the end of its first season, mirroring its two part opening with a two part finale crammed with even greater intensity than the opening action. It seems like Stargirl has barely got going before it’s already gearing up for the climax. Part of that is down to the…

Stargirl – Season 1 Episode 11

“Shining Knight” The pace of Stargirl slows a little, giving everyone time to take stock before things ramp up for the finale, while a tangential figure from Courtney’s past re-appears and one from her present begins to remember who he is. I’ve been looking forward to this episode, mostly so I can stop being deliberately…

Stargirl – Season 1 Episode 10

“Brainwave Jr” Stargirl continues its theme of villain stories, and comes around to one of the series’ most loathsome characters, and interestingly also attempts to infuse him with the most moral ambiguity seen to date. If you’ve been reading these reviews, you’ll be well aware I’ve made no secret of how much I utterly despise…

Stargirl – Season 1 Episode 9

“Brainwave” Stargirl continues its focus on the villainous characters, revealing what turned Brainwave into a psychotic killer and teasing whether that legacy will be inherited by his son. Origin stories are certainly nothing new in comic book TV series, but most often they are that of a protagonist whose growth from nobody to hero forms…

Stargirl – Season 1 Episode 8

“Shiv (Part 2)” Stargirl continues spending too much time looking at Cindy, the psychotic assassin Shiv. The last episode was something of a disappointment, mainly on account of the attempts to make us empathise with her and put an alternative spin on her hateful personality falling flat. This follow up puts things slightly back on…