38 Facts About Power Girl


Power Girl is the cousin of the superhero Superman, but from an alternate universe in the fictional multiverse in which DC Comics stories are set.

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Originally hailing from the world of Earth-Two, first envisioned as the home of DC's wartime heroes as published in 1940s comic books, Power Girl becomes stranded in the main universe where DC stories are set, and becomes acquainted with that world's Superman and her own counterpart, Supergirl.

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The infant Power Girl's parents enabled her to escape the destruction of her home planet by placing her in a rocket ship.

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On Earth, as with other Kryptonians, Power Girl discovered she possessed abilities like super strength, flight, and heat vision, using which she became a protector of innocents and a hero for humanity.

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Power Girl's adopts a different secret identity from her counterpart.

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The name Power Girl reflects that she chooses not to be seen as a derivative of Superman, but rather her own hero and this choice is reflected in the strong independent attitude of the character.

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Over various decades, Power Girl has been depicted as a member of superhero teams such as the Justice Society of America, Infinity, Inc, Justice League Europe, and the Birds of Prey.

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Power Girl's origin has gone through revisions, but over time has reverted to her original conception as the Supergirl of Earth-Two.

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Power Girl's returned to her source Earth in the story Earth 2: World's End .

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Power Girl's was a founding member of Infinity Inc, appearing in each of the first 12 issues and making later guest appearances.

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Power Girl played a significant role in the continuity-changing events of Infinite Crisis, which tied into her starring role in the first JSA Classified story arc "Power Trip" in 2005 .

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Power Girl's is freed with the assistance of newspaper reporter Andrew Vinson, at which point she disables the ship.

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Power Girl's existence is not revealed to the general public until much later; her cousin Clark and his wife Lois Lane provide her a family environment to assist her transition towards real life relationships.

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Power Girl's then joins Robin and Star-Spangled Kid to form a Super Squad to assist the Justice Society in defeating Brainwave and Per Degaton, who were causing disasters around the world.

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Power Girl's pushes their base towards the Sun, the heat causing the villains to fall unconscious.

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Power Girl adopts a one-eyed mangy cat, an animal which would affect much of the team.

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Power Girl appeared in later issues of the Sovereign Seven series, Chris Claremont's creator-owned comic book for DC.

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Power Girl is a key member of the Justice Society, which she joined when it was reformed in the late 1990s.

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Kal-L's first order of business is to track down Power Girl and explain the events of the original Crisis to her.

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Power Girl's is attached to a ”tuning fork”, a device controlled by Alex Luthor whose purpose is to bring back the multiple Earths.

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Power Girl is freed by Wonder Girl and Kon-El, and joins them in fighting Superboy-Prime and Alex Luthor.

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Power Girl is brought to Mogo by the Green Lantern Corps just in time to bid a tearful farewell to her dying cousin.

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Power Girl is forced to leave Kandor with Kara after Saturn Queen reveals to Supergirl information about Supergirl's past and purpose.

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Power Girl is selected as the chairwoman of the team after Mr Terrific steps down.

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Power Girl is invited to rejoin Oracle's Birds of Prey, but refuses, stating that she would do so only "when Hell freezes over".

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Power Girl briefly appears in the Final Crisis crossover event, battling the forces of Darkseid after he conquers the Earth using the Anti-Life Equation.

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Power Girl's eventually takes teenaged hero-in-training Terra as her sidekick following the horrific events depicted in the Terror Titans mini-series.

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Power Girl's helps a trio of lost alien princesses and their bodyguard adjust to life on Earth, buying them a home in South America to stay until they can get back to their home planet.

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Power Girl's subsequently helps Booster Gold find proof of Lord's existence.

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Power Girl eventually returned to her source Earth in the Earth-2: World's End weekly mini-series to team up with the new Earth-2 Superman Val-Zod.

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When Power Girl got her memories back and realized that Harley had lied to her, she was less than amused, but forgave her.

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Power Girl's can be seen talking with Blue Beetle on the background alongside Supergirl.

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For example, Power Girl can fly through space, but has to breathe, so before she leaves a planet, she must take a deep breath and hold it for several hours until she needs a new oxygen source.

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Power Girl needs to sleep or she will experience disorientation due to fatigue.

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For some time, Power Girl believed she was an Atlantean.

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At one point, Power Girl possessed telekinesis; at another she was vulnerable to attacks by certain natural elements .

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Power Girl was at one time portrayed as having a highly athletic but slender physique.

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Power Girl's has worn a headband, as had Supergirl prior to her death in Crisis on Infinite Earths.

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