Supergirl was the last Argoan and Superman's foster cousin. Kara In-Ze was the only survivor from Krypton's sister planet, Argo. While exploring the sector of space once occupied by Krypton, Superman discovered a hidden cryogenic facility which had sustained heavy damage. Only one chamber was intact, containing the last survivor of Argo: Kara. Taking the young woman back to Earth, Superman introduced Kara to his adoptive parents. The Kents took her in under the guise of Jonathan Kent's teenaged niece.
Inspired by her "cousin" Clark, Kara made a costume similar to Superman's and occasionally joined on missions as Supergirl. Kara frequently visited Clark in Metropolis and, as Supergirl, she had full access to Superman's Fortress of Solitude. In Supergirl, Superman found a living link to his alien heritage, and someone he could talk to about his dual lives as Superman and Clark Kent. She became a frequent friendly ally who could be trusted with Superman's secret. (Read more...)
Did You Know…
The DC Animated Universe Wiki currently features 3,082images. Ranging from screenshots, artwork, promos, and DVD covers, you'll find various images from Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures, Batman Beyond, The Zeta Project, Static Shock, Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, Gotham Girls, and Lobo: Webseries.
This particular image has been randomly selected from our database. Every time you visit us, you will see a new image here. For more information about it, click directly on the image.
If you wish to see a different one, click here. Enjoy!
… that Cheetah was supposed to die off-screen in "Injustice For All," and only due to an animation error that she was able to return?
… that Rene Auberjonois reprised the role of Desaad in "Twilight" almost twenty years after playing it in SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show and The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians?
Advertising on Wikia is sold by Wikia Inc., and is not an endorsement of the products by Warner Bros., DC Comics, the DCAU Wiki or its volunteers. To report an inappropriate advertisement, please contact Wikia Inc. directly using the contact form.