Well it’s nice to see someone mention the female audience.
Much of DC’s reasoning behind the relaunch is to appeal to people who aren’t traditional male fanboys, and Green feels Supergirl appeals to a broader audience simply because she is a real girl in a real predicament.
“We’re really excited about the opportunity to hand this book to a female reader who is into things like The Hunger Games. This is a strong character with her own point of view,” says Johnson, whose new IDW Star Trek series also debuts Wednesday.
The creators also wanted Supergirl to look appropriate to a teenage reader. There’s a reason behind her new tights, which is teased in the first issue, and gone are older versions of the character wearing midriff-baring tops and short skirts.
I wish they’d tried that with Stephanie Brown’s Batgirl run.
Anyway here is a preview: