The Legion of Super-Heroes assembled on tonight's midseason premiere of Supergirl - and one team member has sparked quite a reaction.
Spoilers for tonight's episode of Supergirl, "Legion of Super-Heroes", below!
Tonight's episode saw the arrival of Querl Dox/Brainiac 5 (Jesse Rath), who was tasked with helping rescue Kara Danvers/Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) from her coma. The appearance of Brainy, alongside his fellow Legion teammates, was anticipated by Supergirl fans for quite some time. And judging by the response online, the reaction has been all over the map.
Those who weren't familiar with the earlier looks at Brainy - and the sort of backlash surrounding his makeup - voiced their opinions accordingly. Other fans were pretty excited about Brainy's role in the episode, and at the chemistry he seems to have with Kara.
Here's a round-up of some of the reactions to Supergirl's Brainiac 5.
Just realized what Brainiac 5 reminds me of. pic.twitter.com/XQIeFSlXSh— Lena Luthor (@CEOLCorp) January 6, 2018
BRAINY IS BEING REALLY ADORABLE AND HE MADE HIMSELF TALLER TO GET KARA TO LIKE HIM MORE AND SHE TOTALLY MADE INTERESTED EYES AT HIM AS HE WALKED AWAY!!!!#Supergirl #SupergirlCW #Karadox #Brainiac5 @jesserath— Commander Alex The Helicopter Emoji???❤️?✈️ (@anexz6) January 16, 2018
I've seen a total of a minute of you as brainiac5 but @jesserath you are brilliant and you capture brainy's essence completely thank you for doing the character justice.— OPAL | #IDONTMIND (@melgustwood) January 15, 2018
i would die for brainiac 5 and jesse rath— ?saimi loves nico? (@saimisosa) January 15, 2018
Brainiac 5 looks like Andy Warhol! Where's the Campbell's soup? #Supergirl— Christopher White Comics (@ChWhite73) January 16, 2018