Character » Reign appears in 15 issues.

    Reign is a Worldkiller created by a group of Kryptonian scientists. She and her fellow Worldkillers became enemies of Supergirl when they attempted to conquer Earth.

    Short summary describing this character.

    Reign last edited by Thor_Ul on 12/06/22 08:00AM View full history


    Reign and four other aliens were taken as infants to a space station research facility by a team of Kryptonian scientists. Here Reign and her fellow aliens were improved and bestowed great power through Kryptonian science to make them like the Worldkillers of old. Reign and three other new Worldkillers awoke to find the space station severely damaged with no one alive and the fifth Worldkiller missing. They made it their quest to find their homeworlds and, using data from the space station, they found the trail led to Earth.


    Reign was created by Michael Green and Mahmud Asrar to be among Supergirl's first villains after the New 52 reboot. In the original solicitation she was identified as Maxima, but that changed when the issue was publishied:

    Supergirl #5


    Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR

    On sale JANUARY 18 • RATED T

    Supergirl’s nightmare is finally over – she has left Earth and has somehow made it back to Argo City! But it’s not the home she remembers, and a deadly new adversary stands in her way. Enter: Maxima!

    It has been speculated that as a worldkiller, she is akin to Doomsday and that it was Doomsday who was the fifth, missing worldkiller. After Rebirth , her canonicity is uncertain.

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    Odette Annable as Reign in Supergirl
    Odette Annable as Reign in Supergirl

    Reign will be part of the main cast as the primary antagonist in the third season. She will be portrayed by Odette Annable. In the show she has the human identity of Samantha Aries.

    At the end of season 2, a flashback shows a third pod being sent from Krypton to Earth, after Kara´s and Kal´s pods, with Reign on it.


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