DC’s Stargirl left with the younger heroes of the Justice Society of America victorious over the Injustice Society of America, however whereas the season finale noticed the defeat of a number of villains, issues had been left a bit extra ambiguous for Solomon Grundy. Past that, there was a fairly large tease of one other villain that will give Courtney Whitmore and her associates actual bother going ahead and now, sequence creator Geoff Johns is teasing what followers can count on in Season 2 — extra Grundy, Eclipso, and maybe even some new heroes as effectively.
In the course of the present’s panel as a part of Saturday’s DC FanDome occasion, Johns teased that regardless of the season finale displaying Hourman (Cameron Gellman) sparing Grundy’s life and telling him to go away and by no means come again, Grundy is not gone simply but.
“I am excited for folks to see extra of Grundy,” Johns mentioned. “He isn’t gone simply but. [There’s a] cool story concept for Grundy developing.”
Johns additionally teased that Eclipso could be “crucial” in Season 2 — one thing followers bought a style of when, on the finish of Season 1, Shiv (Meg DeLacy) sought out a Coronary heart of Darkness diamond from inside ISA storage and gleefully mentioned “I see you, Eclipso” — however he additionally gave followers a little bit of a tease about two of the opposite characters which have been a scorching matter of dialog: the potential of Jakeem Thunder and Physician Mid-Nite’s owl, Hootie. Johns mentioned that “there’s all the time an opportunity” for Beth (Anjelika Washington) to get to staff up with the owl as Physician Mid-Nite does within the comics and reassured that he was a part of the dialog going ahead.
“We will certainly be speaking about Hootie sooner or later,” Johns mentioned.
And what concerning the potential for Jakeem Thunder — or at the very least the way to cope with that pink pen? Johns defined that whereas there are a variety of different characters and issues to introduce together with working with the established characters on the sequence, that pen is a one thing followers will get extra of in Season 2.
“We do have so many different issues to discover with these characters, and different avenues and different characters to fulfill and introduce, we’ll do it the perfect we are able to, and we’ll do it at our personal tempo,” Johns mentioned. “However we’ll positively be enjoying with issues just like the pink pen in Season 2.”
Johns has beforehand informed throughout Season 1 that the varied nods to the JSA within the sequence all simply “pathways to new tales”.
“We go deep into the lore as a result of we love the lore,” Johns mentioned. “Individuals wish to say, ‘Oh look, an Easter egg of the pink pen or the inexperienced lantern’ however these aren’t Easter eggs. These are pathways to new tales. And what these tales are, my hope is we get to proceed to inform these tales with extra seasons of the present. We’ll see. However all the things leads someplace. And so, there is no throwaway. There’s nothing that is a throwaway point out, there’s nothing that is a throwaway prop, there’s nothing that is a throwaway something. It may not be one thing we get to right away, however it’s one thing now we have plans for.”
DC’s Stargirl Season 2 is anticipated to reach on The CW someday in 2021.