Kara is trapped in a place where phantoms roam free and you are forced to relive the most disturbing moments of your life.  In this realm time does not move. If you try to resist the phantoms they will drive you insane.  In this place of endless fear and despair, Kara finds an unexpected ally. Her father sent himself to the Phantom Zone to escape the destruction of Krypton and has been evading the phantoms ever since. 

Lex Luthor is on trial for crimes against humanity. He tried to take free will from half the world and kill the rest.   Andrea sends Nia and William to cover the trial. Nia is late for work because she was fighting a vampire!  No, there are not really vampires in National City but there is a blood drinking alien from the planet Transylvania.   His name is Silas and he has gotten in and back out of the Phantom Zone so perhaps he can help our team save Kara. 

When Silas successfully opens a portal Brainy is distressed to find that Crisis has left the landscape fractured. The once solid landscape is now an archipelago of pocket dimensions,  how will they find their Maid of Steel in there. Meanwhile Kara tries to inspire her father and devise a plan of escape. 

Speaking of escape, Lex is avoiding jail time by pinning his crimes on a few good women. A phantom has entered our dimension through the portal Silas created. Our super friends try to outrun despair as their first plan to save Supergirl fails. We will not lose hope in our paragon. This was only the first battle in a war we will win. We are Maid of Steel.



Cougar’s Comic Corner

Supergirl (2016-) Vol. 2: Escape from the Phantom Zone

Written by Vita Ayala and Steve Orlando released on October 31, 2017 Supergirl has her hands full. Not only is she adjusting to life on Earth as a superhero, she’s also leading a double life as high school student Kara Danvers. And she’s working for Cat Grant. And she’s helping the Department of Extranormal Operations keep a handle on her fellow Kryptonian refugees. With so much going on, Kara barely has time to think about her future. But Supergirl’s future is very much on the mind of the Fatal Five. They believe that Kara will do something terrible sometime soon, and they want to destroy her now before it can happen. But when their attack traps Supergirl’s friend in the Phantom Zone, Supergirl won’t have to rescue him alone…because Batgirl is along for the ride! Now, the two heroes are trapped in the Kryptonian prison dimension and at the mercy of the Zone’s ruler, the Phantom King! Can Supergirl and Batgirl hope to escape with Kara’s powers fading by the minute? Or will they end up as permanent subjects of the Phantom King? Red-hot writer Steve Orlando (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA) and artists Brian Ching (GEARS OF WAR) and new comer Matias Bergara (AMERICAN VAMPIRE) take Supergirl into the next dimension of the DC Universe Rebirth! Collecting SUPERGIRL #7-11 and excerpts from BATGIRL ANNUAL #1.    

$9.99 on Comixology!


Next Time On Maid of Steel!

Season 6 – Episode 3: “Phantom Menaces” BATTLE OF WITS – Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) makes a new ally. Lena (Katie McGrath) and Lex (guest star Jon Cryer) battle for control of Luthor Corp. Sudz Sutherland directed the episode written by Dana Horgan & Emilio Ortega Aldrich (#603). Original airdate 4/13/2021.

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