On The Shelf: DC SuperHero Girls

As a father of a young girl who likes all things geek it is hard to find that all age material that she can enjoy.  If you have looked at the comics in the 10-15 years most female characters in comics are too sexy and not appropriate for younger readers.


This is why the announcement from DC Entertainment about the new DC SuperHero Girls is so big.  It is great to see DC stepping up and branching off from the typical Male audience.


DC Super Hero Girls original graphic novel, including the official title – DC SUPER HERO GIRLS: FINALS CRISIS. Joining the book’s writer Shea Fontana, artist Yancey Labat has been tapped to illustrate the story. For the full creative team line-up and on-sale details, see below:


Writer: Shea Fontana

Artist: Yancey Labat

Colorist: Monica Kubina

Letterer: Janice Chiang

Tied into the new graphic novel is the animated short which, recently debuted on the DC Super Hero Girls website. This week’s episode, Poison Ivy is named ‘Hero of the Month’ for her heroic good deeds.

At Super Hero High, iconic Super Heroes like Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Bumblebee, Poison Ivy, and Katana navigate all the twists and turns of high school. United by friendship, the DC SuperHero Girls empower kids to shine with confidence and courage, especially while they combat those overwhelming, exciting, and awesomely awkward moments of growing up.

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DC SuperHero Girls goes on sale July 6, 2016

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