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PREVIEW: 'Nuclear Family' #1 by Stephanie Phillips, Tony Shasteen, and JD Mettler

 America, 1957. Elvis dominates the airwaves and apple pie is served after every meal. But, with the dark cloud of nuclear holocaust looming, Korean War vet Tim McClean’s major concern is taking care of his family in the atomic age. When the first bomb does drop on an unexpecting Midwest city, Tim and his family find themselves plunged into a strange new world, where what’s left of the United States has gone underground while continuing to wage war on Russia with unthinkable tactics. Based on Philip K. Dick’s short story Breakfast at Twilight , NUCLEAR FAMILY is written by  Stephanie Phillips ( Butcher of Paris, Heavy Metal , ARTEMIS AND THE ASSASSIN, RED ATLANTIS) and illustrated by Tony Shasteen ( Star Trek ). It’s Cold War-era science fiction at its most timely and terrifying. As Phillips explained when interviewed about the series by The Hollywood Reporter at the end of last year, “[it’s] about a family that seems like the ideal nuclear family in the 1950s. But, when an unexpected

Master Jailer is on a Rampage in New 'Supergirl' Promo

Cat hires a second assistant, Siobhan Smythe (Italia Ricci, right), who immediately tries to one-up Kara (Melissa Benoist, left)

After a week off for the Grammys, 'Supergirl' is back on Monday with an exciting new episode. Entitled 'Truth, Justice, and the American Way,' it'll feature the addition of new assistant Siobhan Smythe (Italia Ricci), aka the comic book villain Silver Banshee.There's also the return of Non and the debut of the episode's villain, Master Jailer (Jeff Branson), who'll be on a murderous rampage executing escapees from Fort Rozz in National City. 

The episode was written by Yahlin Chang and Caitlin Parrish. Lexi Alexander (Green Street Hooligans, Punisher War Zone) directed who's also directed episodes of Arrow and Limitless

Supergirl airs Mondays at 8 PM ET on CBS.


Supergirl does battle with the deadly Master Jailer (Jeff Branson), who is hunting and executing escaped Fort Rozz prisoners. Also, Cat hires a second assistant, Siobhan Smythe (Italia Ricci), who immediately tries to one-up Kara, and Kara and James disagree over the DEO’s methods, on Supergirl, Monday, Feb. 22 at 8/7c. Only CBS

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