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Supergirl is the name of several fictional superheroine characters appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The original and most well known Supergirl is Kara Zor-El, also known as the cousin of the superhero Superman.

The character made her first appearance in Action Comics #252 (May 1959) and was created by Otto Binder and Al Plastino. More Supergirl comic books were made in 2016 as part of the DC Rebirth.[1][2]

In 2015, the live action Arrowverse series Supergirl debuted on CBS and then moved to The CW after the first season and is played by Melissa Benoist. Sasha Calle will appear as Supergirl in the upcoming DC Extended Universe movie The Flash (2022).

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  1. Marston, George (March 26, 2016). "DC Comics REBIRTH Recap – Creative Teams, Schedule & a Few New Details". Newsarama. Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  2. Yehl, Joshua (March 26, 2015). "First details on DC Rebirth's lineup, including Batman, Justice League, Harley Quinn and more". IGN. Retrieved March 26, 2016.