Questions tagged [supergirl]

For questions specifically about the character "Supergirl" in the DC Comics franchise or any film/animated works. Always use in conjunction with the [dc] tag and any relevant work tags e.g. [arrowverse]. For questions about the TV show use [supergirl-2015].

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Did Superman ever regain his memories of his Legion adventures with Supergirl?

I recently picked up a number of issues of Adventure Comics from the 1960s which depict the adventures of the Legion of Super-Heroes. In some of them, both Superboy and Supergirl are members ...
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Was this a callback or reference?

In Supergirl: Crisis on Earth X, Kara gets into a fight with During this fight, she gains the advantage by bashing her fists together, creating a shockwave that stunned The camera seemed to focus on ...
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Roughly how many Martians are there?

In Supergirl, there are White Martians and Green Martians. The majority of White Martians perpetrated a genocide of all but a handful of Green Martians. The only remaining Green Martians, of course, ...
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Why didn't Rhea use silver kryptonite on Supergirl?

In the Season 2 finale of Supergirl, Rhea reveals that she used silver kryptonite to turn Superman to her side, making him think that Supergirl was General Zod. Why didn't Rhea just use the silver ...
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Can Olivia Marsdin legally be president?

In the TV series Supergirl, it is revealed that Now, is there anything legal about that? Don't you have to be born in the United States, or at least be born a U.S. citizen, to be president? Did the ...
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Why does Supergirl live in National City?

I was trying to work out why different superheroes live in real cities (like Washington) or fake cities like Central City and Starling City. New York might not be the capital city, but it seems to ...
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Comic where multiple Supergirls flew in a line

A few years ago, I read a DC comic that had a multiverse in it and there was a scene that had a whole bunch (four or five) of Supergirls flying in a line formation like the jets at the beginning of ...
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What's the deal with Music Meister?

In The Flash, there is a musical episode that serves as a crossover with Supergirl and a way to further the romance of the characters of the Flash and Iris West. I thought that the Music Meister was ...
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Why is Xenon always trying to kill Supergirl?

Why is Xenon always trying to kill Supergirl in the comics ? I mean, I know he's a villain, that's what he's supposed to do, but why does he hate Supergirl specifically ?
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Has Supergirl ever been in a Superman movie?

I have no idea if she has and I really want to know. Please tell me.
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Did we see when The Flash learned about Superman?

Some spoilers about the latest episode of The Flash (Duet - season 3 episode 17). I believe it was during the last song that Barry made a clear reference to Superman. Has Kara ever mentioned her ...
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How did Master Jailer attack Supergirl in Episode 14?

In Season 1 Episode 14, when the detective reveals himself as the Master Jailer, he shoots Alex and then he points some kind of light at Supergirl. Then we see Supergirl waking up in that jail. How ...
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Why doesn't Supergirl make a time-paradox to save Krypton?

This is a follow-on to this: Why doesn't Superman make his own Flashpoint paradox to save Krypton? That question asks why doesn't superman go back in time and do something to save Krypton or at ...
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Why does Lillian need Lena to open the vault?

In the Supergirl episode Luthors (S02E12), it is revealed that Lena is a Luthor by blood. Lillian brings Lena to Lex's vault which requires Luthor DNA to unlock. Lena discerns that Lillian needs her ...
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Any comics or other media where Kara got to raise Kal-El as she was supposed to do?

Almost every source on Supergirl states that Kara was supposed to look after Kal-El on Earth. It would be really interesting to see how a young teenager with superpowers manages to look after a baby ...
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Is it possible for Supergirl to have sex or offspring?

Can Supergirl have sex and have children? Strange question but worth asking.
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Can Supergirl’s kisses erase your memory?

If Supergirl kisses someone can she erase their memory of things like Superman can?
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Why in the last episode did no one question Hank Henshaw's being able to protect his own mind?

In the last episode, Hank Henshaw appears to be in a room with Cat Grant and Maxwell Lord when they were giving a message of hope. He had not had on any protection around his head or ears which would ...
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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 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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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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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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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 it ...
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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 ...