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Supergirl: J'onn J'onzz Is Tested in New Photo Set

As Supergirl prepares to return for its fifth season, a set of newly released official stills from an upcoming episode tease rough times ahead for the Martian Manhunter J'onn J'onzz.

Released by The CW to showcase the season's second episode, titled "Stranger Beside Me," the photos show J'onn meditating in a traditional Martian ritual while other images show his friends finding him weakened before having him checked out by James Olsen's sister Kelly. Meanwhile, Lena Luthor meets with a new character, Andrea Rojas, portrayed by Julie Gonzalo. The photos and official episode description from the network are below:

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TECHNOLOGY BECOMES THE NEW THREAT- Supergirl (Melissa Benoist), Alex (Chyler Leigh), and Brainiac (Jesse Rath) thwart an alien attack while William (Staz Nair) investigates Kara (Melissa Benoist). J'onn J'onzz (David Harewood) and Kelly (Azie Tesfai) use Obsidian tech to solve a problem. David McWhirter directed the episode written by Dana Horgan & Katie Rose Rogers (#502). Original airdate 10/13/2019.

Gonzalo's character, loosely based on the comic character Acrata, will become the new head of CatCo during Season 5, with her own agenda regarding Supergirl as she employs her assistant William to investigate the Girl of Steel.

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Returning Sunday, Oct. 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on The CW, Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers, David Harewood as Martian Manhunter, Mehcad Brooks as Jimmy Olsen and Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers.

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