Stargirl – Season 2 Episode 11

“Summer School: Chapter Eleven”

Stargirl delivers another emotional episode that pushes many characters to the brink, forcing them to face who they truly are and reveal the extent to which they’ll go to maintain the illusion of what they’re capable of.

Stargirl – Season 2 Episode 6

“Summer School: Chapter Six”

Stargirl takes a huge leap forwards as the current plotline comes to a head, revealing to the heroes what they’re up against, while every one of the new villains demonstrates exactly what they’re capable of.

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 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 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…

Stargirl – Season 1 Episode 7

“Shiv (Part 1)” Stargirl shifts its focus from young superheroes to their teenage criminal-in-waiting counterparts by spotlighting the first of several second-generation villains, someone who is already evil enough on her own. Heroes and villains are more interesting when they function as a mirror of one another, or at least operate on a comparable level….

Stargirl – Season 1 Episode 5

“Hourman and Dr Mid-Nite” Stargirl continues the rolling out of teenage superheroes with a double dose of introductions, completing, for now, the new generation of the Justice Society. Much of the focus of Stargirl so far has been the motivations of why its growing ensemble of characters turned to either heroism or villainy, with each…