Empowering Female Superheroes - Movies In Focus
DC Comics has been enjoying tremendous success over the last few years, thanks in part to recent box office hits and critically acclaimed TV shows that have put some of its most iconic female superheroes at the forefront of mainstream entertainment. With the imminent DVD and Blu-Ray releases of Supergirl: The Complete Third Season, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and the mammoth four-part crossover Crisis on Earth X, we take a look at the top Empowering Female Superheroes of the DC Universe! Supergirl Supergirl leads the pack of DC TV female superheroes, with the upcoming release of her own show’s third season and the recent confirmation of a fourth series set to premiere in October. One of the last surviving Kryptonians, Supergirl (or Kara Zor-El) is in fact Superman’s cousin, sent to Earth by her parents in the midst of Krypton’s imminent destruction, though arriving many years after Kal-El after having her spacecraft knocked off course. She eventually embraces her superpowers to become National City’s protector. She is portrayed in the hit TV series by actress Melissa Benoist. Wonder Woman Wonder Woman is one of the most iconic superheroes of all time and quite possibly the most iconic female superhero ever. [...]