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“Supergirl” To Bring Us Superman’s Fortress Of Solitude

fortressofsolitudesupergirl-169462Comicbook.com is reporting on an official still and synopsis released by CBS regarding an upcoming episode of Supergirl entitled “Solitude.”

Kara travels to Superman’s Fortress of Solitude in hopes of learning how to defeat Indigo (Laura Vandervoort), a dangerous being who can transport via the Internet and who has a connection to Kara’s past. Also, James’s relationship with Lucy reaches a crossroads.

The episode was directed by Dermott Downs and written by Anna Musky-Goldwyn and James DeWille.

The earliest iteration of the Palace of Solemnity Fortress of Solitude was actually called the “Secret Citadel” and appeared in Superman #17 in 1942. Carved into a mountain outside of Metropolis, the Citadel made a few appearances before the first Fortress, which was located in the “polar wastes,” took over. These locations were both later understood to have been on Earth-2.

The first Earth-1 Fortress, then, appeared in 1958’s Action Comics #241. There, it was a massive structure carved into the inside of a mountain and located in a remote mountain range in the Arctic. Typically, the Fortress of Solitude is located in the Arctic, though more over the years, the comics have placed the Fortress in other locations, including the Antarctic, the Andes, and the Amazon rainforest.

Ever since the Fortress appeared in the 1978 Superman it has always taken on the appearance of sort of crystalline building, and all subsequent appearances in live productions (except for Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman) give it a similar depiction.

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Solitude

“Solitude” episode of Supergirl will air Monday, February 29 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

More positive universe building, or is the network painting the show into a corner by continuing to show aspects of Superman’s life without showing Superman at all?

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