World's Finest, a fine disappointment.

#1 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio

Is anyone else really disappointed with this series. I was a big fan of the previous Power Girl series and this one seems just painfully boring.

#2 Posted by Ravager4 (1627 posts) - - Show Bio

you're not alone

#3 Posted by AweSam (7376 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm telling you, it's the lack of cleavage.

#4 Posted by Ravager4 (1627 posts) - - Show Bio

@AweSam: lol, that's the least of the problems. You can have a good story, artwork, sense of direction and pacing, all without cleavage. Unfortunately, I haven't seen a whole lot of that so far.

#5 Posted by Smart_Dork_Dude (2684 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes, it's boring. I was willing to look past the costume, and even the fact that they made Karen look like a generic super heroine in terms of her body(What was wrong with making her different? Nothing.), but it IS painfully dull. I'm dropping the book for now, at least until they get a different creative team for it.

#6 Edited by daredevil21134 (12611 posts) - - Show Bio

Good, I hope it gets cancelled and they bring back Helena Bertinelli.

#7 Posted by jrock85 (2850 posts) - - Show Bio

@daredevil21134 said:

Good, I hope it gets cancelled and they bring back Helena Bertinelli.

Same here.

#8 Posted by RyuHayabusa (2019 posts) - - Show Bio

@daredevil21134 said:

Good, I hope it gets cancelled and they bring back Helena Bertinelli.

@jrock85 said:

@daredevil21134 said:

Good, I hope it gets cancelled and they bring back Helena Bertinelli.

Same here.

#9 Posted by sunhawk (550 posts) - - Show Bio

it really seems that PG needs a woman either drawing or writing her to be any good

#10 Posted by achilles100 (240 posts) - - Show Bio

@sunhawk said:

it really seems that PG needs a woman either drawing or writing her to be any good

No, just less editorial interference.

#11 Posted by JohnnyGat (1578 posts) - - Show Bio

I haven't seen it, is the art still the same from when new 52 powergirl was first shown?

#12 Posted by ReVamp (22798 posts) - - Show Bio

@daredevil21134 said:

Good, I hope it gets cancelled and they bring back Helena Bertinelli.

Doubtful.

@TheCrowbar said:

Is anyone else really disappointed with this series. I was a big fan of the previous Power Girl series and this one seems just painfully boring.

Same.

#13 Posted by KainScion (2969 posts) - - Show Bio

@AweSam: exactly. if we have a bad story, at least we have something good to stare at.

#14 Edited by Ravager4 (1627 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm giving it one more issue, though the outlook isn't very good. If it doesn't get radically better in #3 (which doesn't seem likely), then I'll be dropping it until it hopefully gets a new/better creative team. If it doesn't get cancelled before that.

#15 Posted by LoganRogue24 (1184 posts) - - Show Bio

it was eh to me it dose not feel like pg to me heck at first i could not tell if it was pg or supergirl kara kent cause there is not much to stand out between the two. i think they need Amanda Conner back to save PG Amandas PG is the real PG in my opion.

#16 Posted by FrankenKong (234 posts) - - Show Bio

The story is bland. The art is substandard. The pacing is getting old. Over all I think Worlds Finest needs either to be cancelled or a new creative team pronto. On top of that maybe they should focus Worlds Finest on both Superman and Batman families. Like have one issue about Superboy/Red Robin for a while, then have Steel and Batgirl or something. Batman/Superman was a great series. However if they would extend the title to more members of both families it would be much better than its predecessor.

#17 Posted by azza04 (1492 posts) - - Show Bio

I still think they should have merged Supergirl and Power Girl into one character (SUPERWOMAN!), don't need them both.

#18 Edited by sunhawk (550 posts) - - Show Bio
#19 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (7989 posts) - - Show Bio
@AweSam said:

I'm telling you, it's the lack of cleavage.

Agreed.
#20 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (7989 posts) - - Show Bio

I read the first isse and it bored the hell out of me. I read the 2nd also, couldn't even finish through half of the book.

#21 Posted by MTHarman (725 posts) - - Show Bio

@Ravager4 said:

@AweSam: lol, that's the least of the problems. You can have a good story, artwork, sense of direction and pacing, all without cleavage. Unfortunately, I haven't seen a whole lot of that so far.

Even though it disgust me, but I do believe it's the lack of cleavage.

#22 Posted by Primmaster64 (21073 posts) - - Show Bio

No boobs..

#23 Posted by Dernman (15680 posts) - - Show Bio

Not a fan of Worlds Finest so far. I may be biased though. I hate how they changed her to Helena Wayne and although I don't mind them changing Power Girls costume I do not like the one they chose.  

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#24 Posted by Video_Martian (5562 posts) - - Show Bio

Despite my love for PG, I'm still not reading this series.

@AweSam said:

I'm telling you, it's the lack of cleavage.

Sadly, I agree with you on this. Although I don't HATE her new costume, it's her lack of *ahem* assets (as well as the horrible artwork) that's really getting to me... :(

#25 Posted by HarleysPuddin (10 posts) - - Show Bio

@jrock85 said:

@daredevil21134 said:

Good, I hope it gets cancelled and they bring back Helena Bertinelli.

Same here.

ditto squared

#26 Posted by Video_Martian (5562 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm also not much of a Huntress fan... Can you just give PG her own solo series again, DC?!? I really miss it...

#27 Posted by The Stegman (25973 posts) - - Show Bio

The story is....ok, could use a lot of work, but the art, my god the art is dreadful, I disdain George Perez/

#28 Posted by BlackArmor (6138 posts) - - Show Bio

@mr.obvious said:

Despite my love for PG, I'm still not reading this series.

@AweSam said:

I'm telling you, it's the lack of cleavage.

Sadly, I agree with you on this. Although I don't HATE her new costume, it's her lack of *ahem* assets (as well as the horrible artwork) that's really getting to me... :(

this

#29 Edited by PowerGirlFan (253 posts) - - Show Bio

@azza04: Then we could merge Superwoman into Superman. Power Girl and Supergirl are not identical just because they are the same sex..

#30 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio

@PowerGirlFan said:

@azza04: Then we could merge Superwoman into Superman. Power Girl and Supergirl are not identical just because they are the same sex..

They're written pretty much the same in the DCnU

#31 Posted by azza04 (1492 posts) - - Show Bio

@PowerGirlFan: Why would you merge Superwoman and Superman together??

I quite like Power Girl but apart from a few story arcs they just don't seem to know what to do with her, I say combined Supergirl and Power Girl into a new character.

#32 Posted by sunhawk (550 posts) - - Show Bio

keep Power girl, get new artists and writers for her. then send super girl to earth 2

#33 Posted by StarKiller809 (1213 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not enjoying it much either. I think that there are some good ideas but they have a pretty dumb plot and villain so far. 

#34 Edited by PowerGirlFan (253 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheCrowbar said:

@PowerGirlFan said:

@azza04: Then we could merge Superwoman into Superman. Power Girl and Supergirl are not identical just because they are the same sex..

They're written pretty much the same in the DCnU

Then that is the problem. However, it is too early to see how PG is written (except poorly) two issues in.

@azza04: Merging Superwoman and Superman makes as much sense as merging PG and SG. Being same sex (and both Kryptonian) doesn't make them identical characters. DC can do the same things with PG that they do with any other character: Write some good stories for her.That's what they employ writers for. You are throwing out the baby with the bathwater. There is nothing wrong with having two female Kryptonians You just need twice as much writing. If they can write three books for a single character (Batman) they can write a book each for two different Kryptonian characters. PG doesn't even have her own book; she is sharing a book with another character.

#35 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio

@PowerGirlFan:

Yeah I won't be finding out, they ruined PG for me.

#36 Posted by daredevil21134 (12611 posts) - - Show Bio

Helena Wayne sucks

#37 Posted by ExtraLarge (243 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't need cleavage to enjoy a Power Girl story, but at this point, it could only help. Apparently, Power Girl's powers are different on Earth 1 (I call it Earth 1; some people call it Earth Prime), but it's not said how they are different. Apparently, she is weaker because Huntress's crossbow seemed to hurt the villain more than Power Girl's strength. However, she is still strong enough to haul large chunks of rare earth metal from the ocean's floor. And why are they keeping themselves seperate from the Justice League? If they are stuck on Earth 1 due to apocalyptian technology, wouldn't it make sense to contact the people who have had experience with it?

#38 Edited by htb106 (1641 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not impressed with it so far but I'll give it a few more issues until I stop reading it.

Also; The title for this series is Worlds' Finest, as in, plural of world's.

#39 Posted by sunhawk (550 posts) - - Show Bio

@ExtraLarge said:

I don't need cleavage to enjoy a Power Girl story, but at this point, it could only help. Apparently, Power Girl's powers are different on Earth 1 (I call it Earth 1; some people call it Earth Prime), but it's not said how they are different. Apparently, she is weaker because Huntress's crossbow seemed to hurt the villain more than Power Girl's strength. However, she is still strong enough to haul large chunks of rare earth metal from the ocean's floor. And why are they keeping themselves seperate from the Justice League? If they are stuck on Earth 1 due to apocalyptian technology, wouldn't it make sense to contact the people who have had experience with it?

oh ffs they do not need to be doing this again with PG. just make her identical power wise to the other kryptonians. DC please get the Conner trio back to fix PG and get her heading the right direction.

#40 Edited by jrock85 (2850 posts) - - Show Bio

Need...more...cleavage

#41 Posted by COBRAMORPH (1637 posts) - - Show Bio

@azza04 said:

I still think they should have merged Supergirl and Power Girl into one character (SUPERWOMAN!), don't need them both.

I agree. Two versions of Kara Zor-El is just pointless. Now, if one was Linda, the other Kara, or even Cir-El, or ANY other super female, it would be fine. Looking on wikipedia, an alien Queen Lucy with powers (Daximite).

#42 Edited by azza04 (1492 posts) - - Show Bio

@COBRAMORPH: I like Power Girl, I thought Amanda Connors run on her series was entertaining.... but I can't help but feel PG is held back by her origin, if she was a seperate character not connected to the Superman family I feel she would shine more. She's like an old relic from the universe before infinite crisis.

#43 Posted by Ravager4 (1627 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, I gave it 3 issues, and nothing changed. Time to drop this thing like a bad habit.

#44 Posted by COBRAMORPH (1637 posts) - - Show Bio

@azza04: Yes, thats the main problem. They are two versions of the same person. Both Kara Zor-El. Its bad enough trying to find some way to make multiple versions of the same hero (the GLs, the Flashes/Speedsters) but not only do SG & PG have the same powers, they are the same person as well.

I'd just retcon Power Girl as being Linda Danvers after she quit being SuperGirl. Or again, any of the other supergirl versions.

#45 Posted by The Stegman (25973 posts) - - Show Bio

I will give this series one more shot...then I'm dropping it, the art is poor, the story is mediocre and the writing is meh, seriously, so much potential executed badly.

#46 Posted by krspaceT (1509 posts) - - Show Bio

It isn't perfect, but its not that bad.......not every series is written by Geoff Johns or Scott Synder

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