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The Supergirl from Krypton

Supergirl appears and introduces herself.

The Supergirl from Krypton is a silver age comic book story, which features the first appearance of the kryptonian version of Supergirl.

Story

Superman discovers a rocket ship which has landed near Metropolis. However, when he arrives, he discovers a Kryptonian girl inside, who's already dressed in a costume similar to his! She tells her story, revealing that she is the daughter of Zor-El and Alura, from Argo City, which survived the initial destruction of Krypton but which later succumbed to Kryptonite poisoning, forcing her parents to send her to Earth.

Remake

Main Article: The Supergirl from Krypton (Post-Crisis)

A post-crisis adaptation of this story appeared in the pages of Superman/Batman. In this updated story, Kara's ship lands in Gotham Harbor, and is instead found by Batman. The two heroes try to determine if she's telling the truth, or if she's a threat. Meanwhile, Darkseid wants her, and will stop at nothing. This reintroduced the Kryptonian supergirl to the modern age.

Continuity

  • This story was the second time Superman met a Supergirl, the first one being Super-Girl, a being wished into existence by Jimmy Olsen in The Girl of Steel.
  • In the Modern Age continuity, Superman would meet several different Supergirls, including Matrix/Linda Danvers, Cir-El, and the pre-crisis version of the character, before finally meeting Kara Zor-El in the modern age version of The Supergirl from Krypton.
  • This story marked the beginning of Supergirl as a regular character in the Superman universe. It also launched a series of backup stories in Action Comics about her, which would later become a full comic book, "Supergirl".


Stories featuring Supergirl • (Edit This Template)
Comic Book Stories The Girl of SteelThe Supergirl from Krypton (Pre-Crisis) (First Appearance of Kryptonian Supergirl) • Supergirl (comic book)The Supergirl from Krypton (Post-Crisis)
Regular Comic Series

Supergirl (1972 series1982 series1996 series2005 series2011 series) • Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the 8th GradeWednesday Comics

TV and Movies SupergirlSuperman: The Animated SeriesSmallville, season 7Smallville Legends: Kara and the Chronicles of KryptonSuperman ⁄ Batman: ApocalypseSuperman: UnboundSupergirl

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