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Nick Spencer and Bernard Chang will become the creative team on Supergirl with January’s Issue 60, replacing Sterling Gates and Jamal Igle, DC Comics announced this morning at New York Comic Con.
Perhaps best known for creator-owned work like Existence 3.0 and Morning Glories, Spencer has made a name for himself at DC with T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents and the Jimmy Olsen co-feature in Action Comics. Chang most recently worked on Wonder Woman, Superman and on this month’s Supergirl #57.
“How do you follow a character-defining run like Sterling and Jamal had on Supergirl?” Assistant Editor Wil Moss tells DC’s The Source. “Beats me – that’s Nick and Bernard’s problem! But if anyone can do it, it’s these two guys. Get ready for a deadly new version of an old threat (one with ties to Geoff Johns and Francis Manapul’s run on Adventure Comics), and a laundry list of guest stars – the promo piece doesn’t even show half of ‘em! So while Supergirl the character has never been in more trouble, rest assured that Supergirl the title has never been stronger!”