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  • Published: 5 June 2018
  • ISBN: 9781401268947
  • Imprint: DC Comics Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $29.99

Supergirl Being Super



It's the Girl of Steel as you've never seen her before, when Caldecott Honor-winning writer Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer) teams with Eisner Award-nominated artist Joëlle Jones (Lady Killer) for a coming-of-age tale in SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER.

A Newsweek Best Graphic Novel of the Year

She's super-strong. She can fly. She crash-landed on Earth in a rocket ship. But for Kara Danvers, winning the next track meet, celebrating her 16th birthday and surviving her latest mega-zit are her top concerns. And with the help of her best friends and her kinda-infuriating-but-totally-loving adoptive parents, she just might be able to put her troubling dreams--shattered glimpses of another world--behind her.

Until an earthquake shatters her small town of Midvale... and uncovers secrets about her past she thought would always stay buried.

Now Kara's incredible powers are kicking into high gear, and people she trusted are revealing creepy ulterior motives. The time has come for her to choose between the world where she was born and the only world she's ever known. Will she find a way to save her town and be super, or will she crash and burn?

Caldecott Honor and Eisner Award-winning writer Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer) and Eisner Award-nominated artist Joëlle Jones (Lady Killer) combine forces for this incredible coming-of-age tale! This is the Girl of Steel as you've never seen her before.

Collects the limited series Supergirl: Being Super #1-4.

  • Published: 5 June 2018
  • ISBN: 9781401268947
  • Imprint: DC Comics Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $29.99

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Praise for Supergirl Being Super

“Gorgeously rendered.” —Nerdist   “A gateway for new readers.” —Hollywood Reporter   “This is the most grounded, authentic Supergirl I’ve ever read.” —The Mary Sue   “Resonates as the perfect coming of age story because it reminds us that in many ways, all teenagers feel like aliens.” —Newsarama   “Supergirl: Being Super is a comic book that was long overdue. “ —SYFYWIRE "The best kind of origin story...outstanding."--A.V. Club/The Onion "A pretty perfect balance between what one might expect in a more realistic, 'literature'-style comic book and a superhero comic."--School Library Journal, Good Comics for Kids

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