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Power Girl Cosplay
Power Girl Cosplay event. Here are a few shots we gathered. More information can be read for more details below.
Power Girl was introduced in All Star Comics #58 in 1976, and was a member of the superhero team the Justice Society of America through the remainder of the 1970s and 1980s period known as the Bronze Age of Comics. Marvel Comics’ then-publisher Stan Lee said in 1978 that when DC Comics created Power Girl after Marvel had introduced Power Man, “I’m pretty annoyed about that. …I’ve got to ask the Marvel lawyer – she’s supposed to be starting a lawsuit about that and I haven’t heard anything. I don’t like the idea. … You know, years ago we brought out Wonder Man, and [DC Comics] sued us because they had Wonder Woman, and … I said okay, I’ll discontinue Wonder Man. And all of a sudden they’ve got Power Girl. Oh, boy. How unfair.”
After All Star Comics was canceled as a part of the DC Implosion, the character would continue to appear along with the rest of the JSA in Adventure Comics for a six-issue run. She appeared in a story arc that expanded on her pre-Crisis origin in Showcase issues 97–99. During this time, she was a regularly featured character in the annual Justice Society crossovers in the original Justice League of America series. She was a founding member of Infinity Inc., appearing in each of the first 12 issues and making later guest appearances.
After DC’s continuity-altering Crisis on Infinite Earths inter-company crossover, her origin was retconned in Secret Origins vol. 2, #11 and she became a magic-based character with ties to ancient Atlantis, leading to appearances in The Warlord. The character did not receive her own self-titled series until the Power Girl miniseries of 1988. The character became a featured member of Justice League Europe (a spin off from Justice League International) for the run of the series. After the cancellation of JLI, the character joined Chris Claremont’s creator-ownedseries Sovereign Seven and appeared in several issues of Birds of Prey. She eventually rejoined the Justice Society in JSA #31 and became a regular part of that series and its follow-up,Justice Society of America vol. 3.
Power Girl played a significant role in the continuity-changing events of Infinite Crisis (2005), which tied into her starring role in the first JSA Classified story arc “Power Trip” in 2005 (issues #1–4 of the series). These stories heavily featured the revelation that Power Girl was in fact the Earth-Two Power Girl and a Kryptonian, who survived Crisis, and that her Atlantean backstory had been a lie. Starting in July 2009, Power Girl received her first ongoing series, simply titled Power Girl (volume 2), with the first twelve issues written by Jimmy Palmiotti andJustin Gray, drawn by Amanda Conner, and colored by Paul Mounts. According to Comic Book Resources, the series has been “wildly praised for its fresh and fun approach.”
When Palmiotti, Grey and Conner left the series after issue #12, Palmiotti said, “Amanda always said she could just commit to the book for a year, and as we got into the series we realized that we just couldn’t do the same type of book with another artist at this point and decided it was a good idea to leave with her and give another team a shot.” Judd Winick took over as writer with artist Sami Basri beginning with issue #13. Winick stated that the tone of the book will continue, and the premise of the character in New York.
The trade paperback Power Girl (ISBN 978-1401209681) collects Showcase issues #97–99, Secret Origins volume 2 issue #11, JSA issues 32 and 39, and JSA Classified issues #1–4.Power Girl: A New Beginning (ISBN 978-1401226183) collects the first six issues of the 2009 series. Power Girl: Aliens & Apes (ISBN 978-1401229108) collects issues 7 through 12, andPower Girl: Bomb Squad (ISBN 978-1401231620) covers 13 to 18, and Power Girl: Old Friends collecting issues 19-27. The entirety of the Palmiotti/Grey/Conner run is contained in Power Girl: Power Trip, which collects JSA Classified #1–4 and Power Girl #1–12.