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Toyman Arrives with a Bang in New “Supergirl” Teaser

by  in Comic News, TV News Comment

Not only is CBS‘s “Supergirl” digging deep into DC Entertainment’s bench of supervillains to pit against its titular protagonist, the series is making a point of paying homage to the characters’ comic book roots.

This new teaser for next week’s Toyman-centric episode not only finds the villainous Winslow Schott utilizing his trademark playthings of doom, the doll he uses to send a message to his son, Kara’s best friend Winn, is the spitting image of the character’s ’70s incarnation, though his name was Jack Nimball.

“Childish Things” – Kara does her best to support Winn when his father, the supervillain Toyman, breaks out of prison and seeks out his son for unknown reasons. Also, Cat offers Lucy a job at CatCo and Alex asks Hank to use his powers to help uncover Maxwell Lord’s plans, on SUPERGIRL, Monday, Jan. 18 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Henry Czerny guest stars as Winslow Schott, Sr., aka Toyman

“Supergirl” airs Mondays at 8 pm EST on CBS.