27 Facts About Supergirl


Supergirl is the name of several fictional superheroines appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

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Supergirl plays a supporting role in various DC Comics publications, including Action Comics, Superman, and several comic book series unrelated to Superman.

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In 1969, Supergirl's adventures became the lead feature in Adventure Comics, and she later starred in an eponymous comic book series which debuted in 1972 and ran until 1974, followed by a second monthly comic book series, The Daring New Adventures of Supergirl, which ran from 1982 to 1984.

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The 2016 miniseries Supergirl: Being Super written by Mariko Tamaki and pencilled by Joelle Jones is a coming-of-age take on Supergirl's origins.

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In May 2011, Supergirl placed 94th on IGN's list of the Top 100 Comic Book Heroes of All Time.

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Unlike the traditional Supergirl, Kara is born before Superman; she is a teenager when he is a baby.

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Supergirl is sent in a rocket in suspended animation to look after the infant Kal-El; however, her rocket is caught in the explosion of Krypton and becomes encased in a Kryptonite asteroid.

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Supergirl arrives on Earth years after Kal-El, who has grown and become known as Superman.

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New Supergirl series, written by Jeph Loeb, began publication in August 2005.

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The storyline in the first arc of Supergirl depicts a darker, evil version of Kara emerging when Lex Luthor exposes her to Black Kryptonite.

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The evil Supergirl implies that Kara's family sent her to Earth to kill Kal-El as revenge for a family grudge.

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Supergirl's debut was delayed by her powers being stolen by a Kandorian villainess; during this period, she is adopted by Fred and Edna Danvers.

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Supergirl's secret identity is a closely held secret known only to Superman, her foster parents, and the Legion of Super-Heroes, of which she is a member for a time.

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Streaky the Supercat, her orange cat, acquires temporary superpowers as a result of its exposure to "X-kryptonite, " a form of kryptonite Supergirl accidentally created in an unsuccessful attempt to neutralize the effects of green kryptonite.

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Post-Crisis Supergirl appears in Supergirl and the Legion of Super-Heroes, in which she is transported to the 31st century and, as a result of her disorientation, for a time believes she is dreaming her surroundings into existence until finally convinced otherwise.

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Supergirl tries to make good on her promise, following different avenues searching for a cure for his cancer.

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Supergirl is captured and restrained by the Cyborg Superman, but after a struggle, she manages to escape.

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Supergirl later helps Gardner against Atrocitus and his Red Lantern splinter group.

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Supergirl wears a miniskirted version of Superman's costume, but does not have Superman's exact powers.

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Matrix's Supergirl form resembles the Pre-Crisis Supergirl and new to Earth, Matrix begins a romance with the DC Universe's Lex Luthor, until she realizes Luthor's villainous nature in replicating her for an army.

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Supergirl then began serving for a time as a member of the Teen Titans and central hero in her own right, participating in events such as Panic in the Sky, and Death and Return of Superman.

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Angelic aspect of Supergirl eventually falls from grace, and Linda and the Matrix are separated into two beings.

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However, finding no assurance that Ariella survived the restoration of Post-Crisis history, a dejected Linda relinquishes the role of Supergirl, sends a farewell note to Superman, and leaves for points unknown.

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Supergirl possesses the ability to fire blasts of red solar energy.

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Supergirl is later found to be a human girl who was altered by Brainiac on a genetic level to appear Kryptonian; she dies thwarting a plot involving Brainiac 13.

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Supergirl appeared in Lego Dimensions as a playable character voiced by Kari Wahlgren who alongside Green Arrow were only available during the Lego convention BrickLive.

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Supergirl shares most of her abilities with Superman, but unlike in previous Lego games, she can turn into a Red Lantern, which is a reference to the comic “Red Daughter of Krypton”.

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