“Episode 21″ from The Battle for Earth

by HM

TBFE 21 1 175x98 Episode 21 from The Battle for EarthEpisode 21 from The Battle for Earth picks up right where Episode 20 left off—with the continuing adventures of Superianna and her efforts to thwart the evil Spawn.  If you enjoyed the previous episode with Superianna, you’ll most likely enjoy this one as well.

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As the episode begins, we’re introduced to some political dealings between Spawn and Lor’cal.  Lor’cal, like most extremely powerful villains, wants to be called “master” and wants Spawn to join him on the dark side (or something like that).  Spawn refuses and instead challenges Lor’cal to a dual.  While awaiting Lor’cal’s answer, Spawn joins his captured superheroine in his dungeon/garage and offers her a deal—if she will help him defeat Lor’cal, Spawn will give up his life of crime (though judging from his evil smirk, we have reason to believe he won’t honor his end of the deal).

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Lor’cal arrives and inhabits the body of Spawn’s henchman, Kaid.  Lor’cal easily disables Spawn and then sets his sites on Superianna, starting a sequence of peril and beat-downs that occupies the remaining 15 or so minutes of the episode.  Superianna puts of a good fight at times, but for the most part, she’s continuously beaten down and humiliated by Lor’cal.

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Eventually, Kaid/Lor’cal is semi-defeated, but then Spawn decides to take matters into his own hands and beat the weakened and defenseless Superianna (what a jerk).  Our superheroine is subjected to a variety of punches, kicks, moves, etc.  The ending is surprisingly dark (if things are as they appear), and the episode ends with a dramatic line reading that can only be challenged by William Shatner’s “Khaaaaaan!”

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So, fans who appreciated Episode 20 should find a lot to like here, particularly the extended beat-down of Superianna, while those who found the costume lacking or weren’t thrilled with the actress or character will probably not care for this episode either.  Personally, I enjoyed it and think it’s worth checking out.  What do you think?

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{ 18 comments }

1 KKR June 1, 2011 at 1:11 pm

Who plays Superianna?

2 thebattleforearth June 1, 2011 at 4:11 pm

The girl who plays Superianna is a model from an LA agency named Britney.

Allen

3 Charles June 1, 2011 at 4:35 pm

any low blows?

4 Michael June 1, 2011 at 4:58 pm

I really enjoyed episode 20 and also this one. Britney makes a good Supergirl and i enjoyed the level of peril, i hope to see more of her as Superianna and hopefully some prolonged kryptonite weakening scenes, preferably a krypto necklace bringing her to her knees :)!!!

5 wid June 1, 2011 at 10:13 pm

I enjoy her as Superianna as well. 20 was good and this looks good as well. Peril, upskirts, weakening, and my favorite costume. The actress does a good job of playing cocky, expressing fear, and the moaning and screaming etc. sound good too. I’ve seen many vids in the past where the actress can’t act her way out of a hat. This actress makes it out of the hat.

6 Killorson June 1, 2011 at 10:37 pm

In other news, bleedingcoolnews is reporting that DC has plans to reduce the sex appeal of female characters by forcing them all into “trousers.” Apparently, at the same time they are airing commercials about how Green Lantern looks shirtless, DC believes a woman’s leg is pornographic. Definite double standard.

I hope all annoyed by this keep spreading the message, drop their DC books and let store owners know why, and raise a ruckus on the DC message boards. We aren’t getting heroines who are allowed to be as sexy as the males back otherwise.

A big thanks to all the producers of movies like the one reviewed here. Otherwise, where the hell would we go for this sort of stuff?

7 RJ123 June 2, 2011 at 12:41 am

Yeah a big thanks from me also as i love this stuff and the mainstream stuff is pretty tame to say the least!!!

I also agree with Michael and Wid, i loved this actress as Superianna and enjoyed both episodes, great peril and her acting was sound with good moaning and facial expressions when in pain, i am a massive kryptonite peril fan so agree with Michael there too, i would love to see this girl sucumb to a long kryptonite weakening scene in the future, i would certaining be first in the queue for a vid like that :)!!!!

Keep up the good work!

8 Brit June 2, 2011 at 12:24 pm

@Killorson

Are you serious? Thats the most ignorant thing they could do. A lot of appeal of the female super heroes is their sexiness and not just for men. When I read comic books, I want to be the superhero or heroine. I want to be sexy and strong and wear attractive outfits. Not covered up or made uglier. They need to be positive female role models and they can be sexy. In fact, we need more female role models who can be sexy withlout being a slut like Paris Hilton and the like. Boo on DC. And Boo on pants. I never wear pants, skirts are way more feminine. Lame.

xo
Brit

9 Sym June 2, 2011 at 1:08 pm

@ Brit So far, the ‘cover up’ at DC is only rumour. It’s most likely born out of the fact that the shot of Wonder Woman already released from the upcoming (and pointless) relaunching of ALL of DC’s titles in September still shows her wearing the pants that the current alternate version is wearing. However, costumes for the likes of Power Girl and Supergirl have yet to be unveiled.

10 decendingskulls June 7, 2011 at 8:18 pm

I’m very curious what the reviewer means by the ending being “surprisingly dark”

11 Thebattleforearth June 11, 2011 at 1:59 pm

Thanks for the comments guys – Yeah – I heard that DC rumour too – interesting… to say the least. Surprisingly dark? – I don’t know:) Spawn yells:) Could be that! Cool enough – well – have a great weekend!

Allen
TBFE

12 sugarcoater June 11, 2011 at 7:49 pm

Not sure if this is what DC has in mind as far as reducing their superheroine sex appeal. Here is what I came across for the new Supergirl outfit:
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2011/06/09/dc-relaunch-a-brand-new-look-for-superman-supergirl-and-superboy/

13 Stagger Lee June 12, 2011 at 8:22 am

Personally, I think that new costume DC has drawn up for supergirl is sexier than before!

14 Jose June 12, 2011 at 8:29 am

It’s an ok looking costume, but come on? How the hell are you going to change Supergirl’s iconic outfit? It kills all nostalgia for me. Fuck you DC and your damn relaunch. I have cancelled all my DC titles.

15 ranger87 June 12, 2011 at 10:07 am

Jose, you can’t really be upset if Supergirl, of all characters, changes costumes.. Afterall, Supergirl’s had more costumes than pretty much any character I can remember.

http://metropolisplus.com/Supergirl/Index.htm

Just saying. And that doesn’t even include alternate reality costumes.

16 Jose June 12, 2011 at 10:37 am

Did you not read the term I used? Nostalgia!

The skirted costume is what I grew up with and I am really sad to see it go. Both versions though I loved the Helen Slater/Matrix one the best.

Don’t tell me what I can’t and can be upset about. Fuck Didio, Jim Lee, Johns, and everone else at DC comics.

Sorry for the anger but its just the fanboy in me.

17 sugarcoater June 12, 2011 at 12:19 pm

Jose, thank you for bringing it up. Damn right about DC. Another freaking re-launch? Costume changes and re-launches are, in my opinion, the two most obvious signs that DC is out of creativity and ideas. If DC was to use some smart marketing, they would cut back their titles–do fans really buy every single Superman and Batman title?–and focus more of their efforts on the titles they do continue. DC jerked fans around by allowing some of the crappiest writing of a pointless storyline with the whole Jim Lee/All-Star Batman series (which was a tragic waste of Lee’s talents).
Fewer titles would help readers all keep track of the DC universe. Fewer artists would mean each title would have a good artist (and not some of the junk I’ve seen thrown together). Fewer writers would mean more unity in the larger scope and more quality within the individual titles. Granted, these are generalities, but on the whole the quality of the titles published would undoubtedly improve as DC would let go of the bottom-end talent and hold onto the most talented artists and writers.
DC might also publish one or two new titles a year (but keep the number low) and focus their efforts on creating a legitimate 12 issue run for the year. Should the title sell well and garner interest, they would then extend the title into an ongoing series (like the Punisher title of the 80s after its four issue run).
The shear volume and glut of comics these days smacks of what happened to the baseball card industry in the 90s. Prices went up, cards in a pack went down, and every brand was putting out five different types of cards. The short term impact may have been a financial boon, but the card business went bust long-term. I just hope the comic book industry isn’t so short-sighted and lacking in guidance as to follow in the steps of the baseball card industry.
Apologies for this tirade. Guess the fanboy in me had to let it out. To return to Jose’s point, DC should go back to the classic Supergirl look (the one-piece with the mini-skirt, not the mid riff, which makes Supergirl look like a 14 year old girl) and never change the classic George Perez Wonder Woman look (can’t believe how lame the current Wonder Woman outfit looks).

-SC

18 Yo July 6, 2011 at 2:26 am

Are there any good low blows in ep 20 or 21?!! Can anyone who purchases faithful advise which recently release videos ( from anyone) have great low blows?!

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