The CW is certainly no stranger to the whole superhero show thing, and recently that "thing" has represented a changing of the guard. All or most of the big-name supes we know and love in both the DC and Marvel universes have been stepping down, or at the very least are preparing to, in order to make room for new blood. Yes, many creators of superheroes and their stories have been seizing this moment as an opportunity for increased inclusion and an ever-improving state of representation, but if one puts those things aside the question becomes, "Do these new heroes even hold a candle to their predecessors?" I'll answer that question using The CW's newest, most diverse hero on the block, Naomi, whose primary superpower right now seems to be having the estimable Ava DuVernay as an executive producer.
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