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.
Kara Danvers isn't any different than any other teenager in her hometown. Problems with school. Problems with boys. Problems with friends. But while growing pains shake up Kara's world, a series of earth-shaking events hits her hometown, leaving her with with the choice of blending in with the crowd, or being different. Being an outcast. Being super.
This reimagining of Supergirl will appeal to fans of all ages and readers new and old, as the Girl of Steel flies face-first into the struggles that every teenager faces. Collects SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER #1-4.
““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”