I'd say it is well worth the money especially since it isn't very expensive to start. I shot the gun and liked how it felt. I wasn't crazy about how loose the forestock is but it was fast to pump and they may be connected.
The advantage of the supernova over the standard nova is the ability to change out stock configs, which allowed Benelli to put comfort-tech on the supernova. The recoil reduction of comfort-tech is worth the price of the supernova if you intend to shoot a lot of 3.5" shells.
A friend of mine has a nova he thinks is the best thing since sliced bread. Anyway, he and one of his friends went duck hunting this past winter. His friend had an 870. Well his friends 870 ended up freezeing tight. He couldn't shoot a thing. My buddy kept shooting till he had his limit then handed it to his friend so he could his limit.
My biggest discomfort when it comes to hunting is my feet and when they get cold or wet my hunting fun slowly turns to a job trying to keep comfortable.
In my opinion wool socks are the only socks you should be using while hunting. Any other socks do not provide the proper insulation and if they get wet all they are good for is giving you blisters. A common myth people share is that cotton socks will keep you cooler than wool because of the lighter fabric but I have noticed that wool socks in...