DC Comics Unveils the First Look at the All New POWER GIRL! | FanboysInc

DC Comics Unveils the First Look at the All New POWER GIRL!

By Josh Epstein

newpowergirlToday Big 2 publisher DC Comics unveiled the first look at their completely redesigned version of their new Power Girl, in a move which is already causing quite a lot of discussion on forums across the internet.

The character description states that with “a genius-level intellect, a bright future and more money than she knows what to do with, at just 16 years of age, Tanya Spears has it all – even superpowers.”

The change in direction from the classic Power Girl, Kara Zor-El or Karen Starr, is sure to draw ire from long-time DC purists. That version of the character starred in the relaunched World’s Finest series alongside Earth-2’s Helena “Huntress” Wayne, but that series never saw the sales success the publisher hoped it would and the pair was eventually replaced by their male counterparts.

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The new Power Girl Tanya Spears will apparently owe her newfound abilities and wealth to her predecessor in an origin story which sounds like it borrowed at least a couple of beats from the silver-age origin of Carol “Captain Marvel” Danvers.

The new Power Girl will make her first appearance in February’s Teen Titans #7.