Girl of Steel
Mistress of Might
Kara Karerr "Karen" Starr
|Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
Note: Kara Zor-L's Krypton existed in the same dimension as the pre-crisis Earth-2.
|Base of Operations|
Solar enhanced biologically typical Kryptonian possessing super-strength, speed, agility, stamina, invulnerability, super-sonic flight, laser vision, x-ray vision, macroscopic and microscopic vision, acute senses, hurricane force and super-cooled breath, ability to live without nutrition, liquid, air or rest for long periods of time and an extremely long life expectancy.
Above average intelligence.
Note: Power Girl is unable to see through the element Lead.
Only known weaknesses are to Kryptonite radiation and magic.
|Brain Wave I|
All-Star Comics Vol. 2
Birds of Prey Vol. 1
Infinity Inc. Vol. 1
JSA Vol. 1
Justice League Europe Vol. 1
Justice League International Vol. 1
Power Girl Vol. 1 & 2
|All-Star Comics Vol. 2 #58 (Jan-Feb, 1976)|
|Gerry Conway & Ric Estrada|
Kara was the only daughter of Zor-L, a Kryptonian expert in sciences of the mind. Heeding his brother Jor-L's prediction of the impending destruction of Krypton, Zor-L hastily constructed a spaceship to carry his daughter to Earth.
While Jor-L's son, Kal-L (Superman) was rocketed directly to Earth, Kara's ship to a less direct route. Conserving fuel and concentration on the mental development of Kara the so-called symbioship kept her alive in suspended animation and crafted an artificial reality educating her in the ways of Krypton.
Arriving on Earth, Kara's ship was discovered by a now adult Superman, who helped his cousin adjust to human society. Shortly thereafter she joined the Justice Society of America as Power Girl.
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