This team is notably lacking a Batman type. They try and get somewhere with the case, with developments from last episode, and in a few different relationships in “Frenemies: Chapter Four: The Evidence.”
Add in tension within the JSA over Cindy joining, Sylvester trying to settle in and come to grips with his resurrection, and a few loose ends from last season, and the new JSA and their allies are going to have their hands full. After the murder comes “The Suspects.”
Now, the new JSA has different challenges to face, dissension in the ranks, and a new theme for the season. The new season kicks off with “Frenemies: Chapter One: The Murder.”
The first season was a girl trying to become a hero. The second has been about a pervasive, brooding evil, at times more like a horror movie than a superhero action series. Now, Stargirl and her allies band together to try and end the malevolence of Eclipso as the Summer School series comes to an end with “Chapter 13.”
Eclipso’s rampage in Blue Valley continues. Stargirl’s new JSA has been pretty much taken apart, and now there’s a lot of strain among the members who remain. We see family tension, a few different ideas of ways to help, and an unexpected visit among other things in this episode.
Last season, Stargirl and her new JSA fought the Injustice Society, a collection of skilled, experienced supervillains. That, as it turns out, was the easy part.
Now there are loose ends to deal with after the events of last time, and yet more of poor Pat trying to ride herd on neophyte heroes who are lacking in everything except guts.
Stargirl, the newest show on both DC Universe and the CW, runs with the idea of legacy heroes.
With the new show set to debut in May (unless something else changes, always possible these days), I thought this was a good time to do a profile on Stargirl. As with any character that’s been around a while (she debuted in 1999), her history has gone through a lot of changes and can be…