Category: Comics

Supergirl Biography: Silver and Bronze Age

Publication History Supergirl made her comic book debut in the 1959 story “The Supergirl From Krypton!”, published in Action Comics #252. [Read it online here!] Superman’s teenage cousin...

Supergirl Biography: Post-Crisis: Linda Danvers

Publication History Characters Powers Costumes Silver Age Nods The 1996 Supergirl series saw Matrix merge with a human girl named Linda Danvers. This gave Supergirl a human identity...

Powers (1996 Series)

The second Supergirl’s powers evolved over the 1996-2003 series, some disappearing when Matrix merged with Linda (invisibility and morphing), and new ones developing when she became the Earth-born...

Silver Age Nods

The 1996 SUPERGIRL series is full of nods to the Silver Age Supergirl comics, which help bring Supergirl back to her roots as girl-next-door Linda Danvers, secret identity...

Costumes (1996 Series)

The Supergirl uniform most firmly imprinted in the public imagination is the one developed for the Supergirl Movie. Kara Zor-El never wore this exact costume in the comics,...

Characters (1996 Series)

Supergirl/Linda Danvers Occupations: Superhero/Sculptor Status: Single, Two-in-One Being First appearance: SUPERGIRL #1 Linda Danvers was born in Leesburg, Virginia. She is naturally brunette with brown eyes, but after...