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Review: In ‘Black Super Hero Magic Mama,’ a grief-stricken mom gets comic book counseling

“Black Super Hero Magic Mama” improves in the second half as it ventures into the comic-book realm as a form of grief counseling. Sabrina’s labyrinthine adventures as the Maasai Angel are admittedly a little fuzzy. In charting new territory, Craig-Galván’s imagination outstrips her (and O’Hara’s) execution. But the connection between fantasy and grievous reality resonates, and Gregory, with her bottomless stare and furious silence, never loses hold of the emotional realism of her character’s mournful situation.