Supergirl Supergirl is a female counterpart to the DC Comics Superman. As his cousin, she shares his super powers and vulnerability to Kryptonite. She was created by writer Otto Binder and designed by artist Al Plastino in 1959. She first appeared in the Action Comics comic book series and later branched out into animation, film, television, and merchandising. In May 2011, Supergirl placed 94th on IGN's list of the Top 100 Comic Book Heroes of All Time.
In their feature spotlighting 10 TV actors to watch, Variety has posted new stills from three upcoming comic book related shows. Come take a look at some snaps of Melissa Benoist (Supergirl), Alycia Debnam-Carey (Fear The Walking Dead) and Ryan Guzman (Heroes Reborn)...
So the pilot episode for 'Supergirl' was leaked online in the early hours of the morning. After spending a fair while trying to get my laptop to actually load, I sat down and watched it. Here are my thoughts-but beware of spoilers!
For those of you too morally upstanding to stream the 'Supergirl' pilot, here is my review. It includes only very minor spoilers and will hopefully reassure fans going into the show feeling nervous.
After watching the leaked pilot, I've got a couple thoughts on CBS' Supergirl. Spoiler-free, so you're safe.
Many weren't expecting to see Melissa Benoist suit up as Kara Zor-El until November, but it looks like a few pirates had something else in mind. According to a variety of sources, the hotly anticipated Supergirl pilot has leaked. Come check it out!
It's not every day you get to play a beloved superhero for the first time! In a recent interview, Melissa Benoist (Glee) opened up about the thrill of wearing the iconic costume while filming scenes for CBS' upcoming Supergirl series. Keep reading to find out what she had to say!
This week's issue of Variety features a profile on DC power producer Greg Berlanti, who currently produces six television series. Come check out the new cover with Berlanti, which also features two very special cameos by The Flash & Supergirl suited up in their glorious costumes! More pics!
Supergirl will debut on CBS this fall but the heroine will be going it alone in the fight against evil. Greg Berlanti, producer on all three shows, has confirmed that Kara Zor-El will not be flying over to The CW anytime soon, check it out...
After the debut of the trailer for CBS' upcoming series Supergirl, the show's lead, Melissa Benoist took part in an interview with Variety where she discussed the character of Kara Zor-El, the casting process, and reveals that Greg Berlanti compared the series to Woody Allen's Annie Hall.
Over the past couple of days we've had the first trailers for two upcoming shows based on DC properties: Supergirl on CBC, and Legends Of Tomorrow on the CW. You've shared your thoughts on both already, but now we want to know which you think looks best. Vote away...
"Earth doesn't have just one hero any more." The first extended look at CBS' Supergirl show was a pretty light-hearted affair, but this second (mercifully shorter) promo strikes a slightly more serious tone as Kara lays the smackdown on a super-powered bad guy. Check it out..
In addition to some new promotional images giving us a look at the cast, the very first extended (it's 6 minutes long to be specific!) trailer for Supergirl has been officially released online. See Melissa Benoist take flight as Superman's little cousin after the jump...
CBS has just announced that Supergirl will air Mondays at 8PM starting in November. They've also released some official images from the show, featuring Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers, Mehcad Brooks as Jimmy Olsen, and our first look at Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant. Click on to take a look...
Earlier this week, Greg Berlanti's Supergirl bagged a series order over on CBS. Playing the role of the villain will be Homeland's David Harewood, who recently expressed his love for comics, and talked about his take on the Cyborg Superman...
Fan made trailer for a potential Supergirl reboot within Warner Bros.' DC Cinematic Universe. Hit the jump and check it out!
Despite recent rumours that Supergirl might fly onto The CW, it has been picked up to series by CBS. Hit the jump for details on the deal, and to find out roughly when we should expect to see Superman's cousin (played by Glee's Melissa Benoist) reach the small screen.
Actress Ana Franchesca Rousseau has joined the cast of Supergirl as the birth mother of Kal-El/Superman. Does this indicate that the Man of Steel himself will appear in the show, hit the jump to find out!
Whilst the blockbuster season might just be beginning, the TV season is wrapping up and all eyes are on the upcoming TV upfronts. It looks like next year could see even more superhero's grace your screens with Supergirl and the CW's The Flash/ Arrow spinoff.
Star of the original Supergirl film, Helen Slater, has taken part in an interview for the yet to be picked up CBS show where she praises Melissa Benoist's take on the character and reveals details of her contract.
In a small piece of Supergirl casting from, Ben Begley (The Hungover Games) has joined the pilot as 'Tobey' an assistant to Cat Grant in the CBS series.
A new behind the scenes image has surfaced which gives us a new look at the Supergirl costumes and the colours it will incorporate. Though it may have looked quite dark and drab in those first official images, the suit is actually quite a bit brighter than originally thought...
The cast and crew of the upcoming, live action Supergirl series have taken to Twitter to share the news that the pilot has wrapped shooting.
According to a new report, an actor has been found to play Vartox, the hyper powered villain who once targeted Power Girl in a bid to get her to help him repopulate his home world. Could he have similar plans for Supergirl? Hit the jump to find out who will play the DC Comics villain...
Get your weekly fix on comic books with related movie, TV, and comic book news, seeing Team DC and Team Marvel duke it out to find out who won the week, and fan suggested brawls. This week on Stan Lee's World of Heroes The Comic Book Show, hosts Jennifer Zhang, Matthew Hiscox, Wes Calimer, Lawrence Young, and Lucas Ackerman discuss Supergirl's new outfit and pit Spider-Man and Krypto together in a death match.
Let's file this as a rumor for now, but we may have just learned the identities of the mystery Supergirl roles Helen Slater & Dean Cain landed late last month. Come check it out! The series, which stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Zor-El, is currently in the midst of shooting its pilot episode.