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Stargirl,” which is now streaming on HBO Max, is an exciting teen drama show that fans love. If you enjoy superheroes, this could be your new favorite series. The show has been renewed for a second season, which will start in 2021, so now is the time to get caught up on episodes! Here is some information about Stargirl’s abilities and powers, so you have background before you start binging!
Who is Stargirl?
Executive produced by Geoff Johns, “Stargirl” tells the story of Courtney Whitmore, a typical American high school student who loves sports. After a move from California to Nebraska when her mother remarries, Courtney finds herself struggling to adjust to a new family situation and being away from her friends in LA. She finds the Cosmic Staff of Starman in her family’s basement and discovers that her stepfather, Pat, was the sidekick of Starman, a superhero who was killed by the evil Injustice Society of America. With the help of the Cosmic Staff and a new group of fellow superheroes, Courtney becomes Stargirl and forms the new Justice Society of America (JSA).
What is the Justice Society of America?
The Justice Society of America was a group made up of superheroes who were killed fighting the Injustice Society of America. The original members included Starman, Hourman, Wildcat, The Flash, Green Lantern and Hawkman. In the present day, Stargirl becomes the leader of a current iteration of the JSA made up of herself and new versions of Wildcat, Doctor Mid-Nite and Hourman.
What is the Injustice Society of America?
The ISA is a group of supervillains working together to bring about a project called “New America.” They hope to manipulate the United States using telepathic powers broadcast by satellite and bring the country into alignment with their own values. Original members include Icicle, Brainwave, The Fiddler and The Wizard. The present-day version of ISA includes The Gambler, Sportsmaster and Tigress.
What is the Cosmic Staff?
The Cosmic Staff of Starman is a crime-fighting device powered by stellar energy. The staff is self-aware and chooses a new user after the previous one is killed or loses their self-confidence. It has anti-gravity powers which give the person who wields it gymnastic abilities. It bonds closely with the person who uses it and is able to sense their needs and intentions. The staff uses energy to fight off and block attackers in combat situations.