Have you guys checked out the new SUPERGIRL show in CBS this fall? Too much fun. It almost makes up for Constantine being cancelled.
Still…if you’re unfamiliar with the MAID OF MIGHT, I’m here to help.
In my spare time this last month, I’ve been re-reading the Supergirl stories from the Fifties and Sixties in my collection (I have nearly all of ’em). Wow, what a bizarre ride of sexism and patriarchy it all was back then…just like the prevailing culture.
Thank Rao we’ve moved past all that.
Ty the Guy
Supergirl has a doppelgänger named “Power Girl”, who is from a parallel universe where the inhabitants all have much larger boobs.
Strangely enough, the parallel world version of Kara is quite popular as a cosplay outfit.
Speaking of strange, the following two panels, from an issue in 1959, still sort of freaks people out…
Then there’s THIS moment.
It’s worth noting, that Supergirl is also a doppelgänger for Lois Lane, Lana Lang and a woman named Lesla-Lar from Kandor….all of whom can seamlessly disguise themselves as Kara Z0r-el without make-up or preparation.
Superman has the hots for ALL of ’em at one point or another.
Apparently women were interchangable in the Fifties.