"Supergirl: "The Face of the Dragon"": Nasthalthia Luthor hires detective Jonny Double to trail Linda Danvers, telling him Linda wants to kill her, but secretly hoping he will discover her Supergirl id
- Why don't you ask the masses for their opinion before you start getting trigger-happy?
- -- Supergirl
Appearing in Supergirl: "The Face of the Dragon"
- Chin (Single appearance)
Synopsis for Supergirl: "The Face of the Dragon"
He catches up with Linda in Chinatown, where a radical group, the Dragon Tong, has killed one of their own for betrayal and attempts to kill the mayor of Chinatown. Supergirl intervenes and captures the Tong men. Later, Linda and Johnny run across a Chinese boy who is in the employ of Batman's enemy Dr. Tzin-Tzin. They stop the youth from committing suicide over his failure to help his fellow Tong men, and trail him back to Tzin-Tzin's hideout.
Double tries to slip in the warehouse but is soon captured and brought before Tzin-Tzin at gunpoint. He's trying to fight Tzin-Tzin's goons off when Supergirl crashes into the place. Tzin-Tzin sets a dragon on her, but Supergirl quickly realizes the dragon is one of Tzin-Tzin's illusions, and dispels it with heat-vision. Tzin-Tzin escapes by jumping into the bay.
Later, Johnny tells Nasthalia that he knows she intended to frame Linda for attempted murder and he won't take her case. After she storms out, he wonders if Linda really could be Supergirl, but doubts it.
Appearing in Phantom Stranger: "Death's Strange Deputy!"
- Adam Horton (Single appearance)
- Velie (Single appearance)
- Caldwell (Single appearance)
Synopsis for Phantom Stranger: "Death's Strange Deputy!"
This story is reprinted from Phantom Stranger #2.
A man becomes convinced he has been created by a magician to kill an evil sorcerer, but the Phantom Stranger unmasks his deceiver's plot.
Appearing in Black Canary: "Circle of Doom"
- Bertha Kane (First appearance)
- Timothy (First appearance)
Synopsis for Black Canary: "Circle of Doom"
Black Canary, looking for a job, finds one teaching martial arts to members of the Women's Resistance League, a feminist group. Later, she sees the group being held at gunpoint by masked terrorists. She defeats the crooks easily, only to be blackjacked unconscious by one of her own students. The WRL head, Bertha, tells one of the group to shoot Black Canary to death.
Appearing in Dr. Mid-Nite: "The Sight Stealers!"
- Murvis (Single appearance)
- Coyne (Single appearance)
- Mr. Lacey (Single appearance)
Synopsis for Dr. Mid-Nite: "The Sight Stealers!"
McNider has built an echo-flashlight to help the blind. On his way to his friend Lacey's fund-raising show he is accosted by several crooks on Lacey's secretary Murvis' payroll, set to steal his especial flashlight.
McNider pretends to skedaddle and swiftly changes into Dr. Mid-Nite. Mid-Nite is easily overpowering the mobsters when Murvis' sudden appearance knocks him out. The gang tie Mid-Nite up to Murvis' bike and push him downhill, but he manages to guide the bike to a safe spot.
Later Murvis' gang attempts to steal the fund-raising but they are stopped by Mid-Nite for good.
- This book was first published on February 29, 1972.
- "The Sight-Stealers!" was a unfinished (not inked) 1948 story that was finished in 1972 and published here.
- "Death's Strange Deputy!" is reprinted from Phantom Stranger #2.
- "Circle of Doom" is reprinted in Adventure Comics #491 and The Black Canary Archives Vol. 1.
- "The Sight-Stealers!" is reprinted in Justice Society of America 100-Page Super Spectacular #1.
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- Supergirl Recommended Reading
- Action Comics (Volume 1)
- Adventure Comics (Volume 1)
- All-Star Comics (Volume 1)
- Supergirl (Volume 1)
- Superman Family (Volume 1)
- Supergirl (Volume 2)
- Infinity Inc. (Volume 1)
- Power Girl (Volume 1)
- Supergirl (Volume 3)
- Supergirl (Volume 4)
- Supergirl (Volume 5)
- Supergirl and the Legion of Super-Heroes (Volume 1)
- Power Girl (Volume 2)
- Supergirl (Volume 6)
- Worlds' Finest (Volume 1)
- Supergirl (Volume 7)
Links and References
- Supergirl at Wikipedia.org
- Supergirl at DC Comics
- Supergirl at TV Tropes
- Supergirl at Supermanica
- Supergirl Comic-Book Chronology
- Power Girl at Wikipedia.org
- Power Girl at TV Tropes
- Power Girl at Supermanica