We are excited to share the first look of Nicole Maines as the DC character Dreamer. On the January 27th episode of “Supergirl,” entitled “Blood Memory,” we will learn about Nia’s (Nicole Maines) backstory and how she came to get her powers and what troubles come with them. By the end of the episode we will get a glimpse at the costume but we will see Nicole fully suited up in episode 412, entitled “Menagerie,” which airs February 17.
Please note that Nicole Maines as Dreamer is the first transgender superhero on TV.
SUPERGIRL returns this Sunday, Jan 20 at 8pm ET.
Here is the listing for the Jan 27 episode:
“SUPERGIRL” — (8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET)
“Blood Memory” (TV- TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
KATE BURTON GUEST STARS; NIA AND KARA VISIT NIA’S HOMETOWN — Kara (Melissa Benoist) joins Nia (Nicole Maines) on a trip to Nia’s hometown to visit her family during the town’s annual Harvest Festival. While home, Nia’s mother (guest star Kate Burton) encourages her daughter to embrace her destiny. Meanwhile, Alex (Chyler Leigh) deals with a street drug that is turning people violent and giving them temporary superpowers. Shannon Kohli directed the episode written by Jessica Queller & Dana Horgan (#411). Original airdate 1/27/2019.