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 2

“S.T.R.I.P.E.” Stargirl concludes its two-part opening, seeing our nascent heroine Courtney begin to find her place in her new town, face her first challenge, and decides for herself what it means to be a hero. The pilot episode of Stargirl cut things off mid-scene, right as Pat appeared to Courtney in his S.T.R.I.P.E. armour, and…

Stargirl – Season 1 Episode 1

“Pilot” The first new Arrowverse show post-“Crisis On Infinite Earths“ technically isn’t yet a part of it as it takes place on Earth-2, one planet in the rebuilt multiverse that the residents of the newly minted Earth-Prime mistakenly believe no longer exists, but things will probably get linked back up sooner or later. We follow…