For use when referring to the character *Supergirl* in the DC Comics Franchise or the 2015 television series focusing on the Supergirl's career.

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Have Superman or Supergirl ever tried to change history?

Superboy once ventured into the past and tried to make some changes to history, but found that compensating effects seemed to be at play and history was put back on track. Have Superman or Supergirl ...
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Where do all the skin cells go, that Superman and Supergirl lose every day?

As by this article a normal human being loses about 3.6 kilograms (8 pounds) of skin cells every year. They are usually eaten by dust mites. But certainly this does not apply to Kryptonian skin ...
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Who's the President of the USA (in Supergirl)?

It has been referenced several times throughout Supergirl that the President is a woman. I'm wondering who is the President of the US is, and whether there's a particular reason for this aspect being ...
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Is the Supergirl tv show part of the DCEU? [duplicate]

Is the Supergirl TV show part of the DCEU? I saw Batman vs. Superman DOJ, and was wondering about this.
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Is the Arrowverse watching order a bit jumbled? [duplicate]

So I've been looking at plenty of watching orders for Arrow season 4, The Flash season 2, Legends of Tomorrow season 1 and Supergirl season 1. As most of you know, there are crossovers but the airing ...
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How did Superman know Supergirl was his cousin?

In episode 1 of the TV show, Supergirl, Superman meets Kara when her pod finally reaches Earth. However Superman was just a baby when they left Krypton, so he would have no memory of Krypton. I ...
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Why did James say he didn't drink?

James told Lucy's father he didn't drink, yet he has had drinks with Winn and Cat Grant. He also brought a bottle with him to Karas apartment in episode 13. Did I miss something?
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Can Supergirl get sick?

Has Supergirl ever gotten sick before? According to this question, Superman has gotten sick before, but has this happened to Supergirl, and what are the effects?
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Where is National City located?

Kara Danvers/Supergirl lives in National City, which appears to be at least a moderately large city, though smaller than Metropolis. We know from various episodes that it is relatively near a ...
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Are there conditions to Superman's appearances in Supergirl?

Related: In the 2015 Supergirl pilot, why do they avoid saying "Superman"? Superman's appearances in Supergirl so far have been fleeting. As far as I can tell, his face hasn't been shown. ...
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Why doesn't Astra, a Kryptonian, know what Kryptonite is?

Near the end of Episode 2 of Supergirl, Astra (a Kryptonian) says to Henshaw that humans have no weapons that can harm her, and then Henshaw surprises her by stabbing her with a blade of Kryptonite. ...
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How does Supergirl get her ears pierced?

I watched the first episode of Supergirl last night, and one thing leapt out at me during the final battle: Supergirl has her ears pierced, and I can't figure out how this could have happened on Earth....
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Is it canon in DC universe that it is widely known that Superman is an alien?

In the Supergirl pilot episode, Supergirl herself argues with a coworker about whether or not aliens exist. But that wouldn't make sense if Superman is widely known to be an alien in the DC universe.
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What are the Aerodynamic Advantages for a Superhero Flying with a Cape? [closed]

In the new Supergirl trailer for the CBS TV Show there is a quick line about how she needs a cape because it would help with the aerodynamics. As far as I can tell its just a piece of material that ...
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In the 2015 Supergirl pilot, why do they avoid saying “Superman”?

They call him "the other guy", "the guy in blue", "my cousin", "him", "the male", etc. but they are clearly avoiding referring to him as "Superman". Is it a production choice to keep focus on this ...
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How many Kryptonians survived the destruction of Krypton?

Superman is often touted as the "Last Son of Krypton," but that's just all the way not true. (Unless they mean "Final Son of Krypton," as in the last child to be born on the planet, which is an ...
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What is the difference between DC Comics' Supergirl and Power Girl?

I don't understand the difference between Supergirl and Powergirl. Are they the same person but one is older? Are they from different universes? Is one a clone of the other? Or are they two ...
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What's the reading order for “Red daughter of krypton” (2014)?

I've looked around the net, but can't find anything concrete. Any ideas? Thanks a lot.
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Death of Superman: what is Supergirl?

I recently borrowed the collected Death of Superman from a friend. When Doomsday punches Supergirl in the face, she sort of melts (in the panel with the punch) and then takes on a wholly non-human ...
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Superman/Supergirl in ancient Rome/Germany?

I recently found this image online, and I would LOVE to know what comic it is from. I am a huge ancient Rome fan, and this looks like a very intriguing scene. Especially because, at least the way I'...
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Is Supergirl younger than Superman or older?

Today, I have been debating with my girlfriend for this. She says, Supergirl is younger than Superman. And, I say, Nope. According to her, Supergirl wasn't born when Krypton was destroyed. She was ...
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Why did Superman & Supergirl start to suffocate instantly when Luthor made our yellow Sun red?

Spoiler Alert: If you haven't read all comics series & story arc of New Krypton Saga viz. New Krypton, World of New Krypton, Last Stand of New Krypton, Superman: War of Supermen etc, drop this ...
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Why would Supergirl be stronger than Superman?

For this question Why is Supergirl so weak? I answered that it wasn't definitive that Supergirl was possibly stronger than Superman. However in Supergirl #6 a Worldkiller says this about her: And ...
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Why is Supergirl so weak?

In Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, it's shown that Supergirl's cellular structure is much more dense than Superman and that Supergirl is supposed to be much more powerful. Why is it then that she gets ...