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Power Girl


Power Girl, from Justice Society of America #9 (2007), Art by Alex Ross. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Nelson Alexander Alex Ross (born January 22, 1970) is an American comic book painter, illustrator and plotter, acclaimed for the photorealism of his work. ...

Publisher DC Comics
First appearance All Star Comics # 58 (January/February 1976)
Created by Gerry Conway
Characteristics
Alter ego Kara Zor-L
Homeworld Krypton-Two
Team
affiliations
Justice Society of America
Justice League
Infinity, Inc.
Birds of Prey
Suicide Squad
Notable aliases Karen Starr, Kara of Atlantis, Nightwing
Abilities Super strength, speed & stamina, multiple extra sensory and vision powers, invulnerability, flight.

Power Girl (real name Kara Zor-L, also known as Karen Starr) is a DC Comics superhero, making her first appearance in All Star Comics #58 (January/February 1976). DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... In comic books, first appearance refers to first comic book to feature a character. ... This article is about the 1940s comic book series. ... Gerard F. Gerry Conway (September 10, 1952 - ) is an American writer of comic books and television shows. ... Lara, Jor-El, and Superman on Krypton. ... The Justice Society of America, or JSA, is a DC Comics superhero group, the first team of superheroes in comic book history. ... For the animated television series, see Justice League (TV series) or Justice League Unlimited. ... Infinity Inc. ... Birds of Prey is a comic book published by DC Comics that features the adventures of a group of female superheroes who are based in Gotham City (and later Metropolis). ... Suicide Squad is a name for a number of fictional organizations created for and owned by DC Comics. ... Nightwing is a name used by at least six fictional characters in the DC Comics Universe. ... The powers of the DC Comics character Superman have changed a great deal since his introduction in the 1930s. ... DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... For the upcoming parody of superhero films, see Superhero!. Batman and Superman, two of the most recognizable and iconic superheroes. ... This article is about the 1940s comic book series. ...


Power Girl is the Earth-Two counterpart of Supergirl and the first cousin of the Earth-Two Superman. The infant Power Girl's parents enabled her to escape the destruction of Krypton. Although she left the planet at the same time that Superman did, her ship took much longer to reach Earth-Two. First appearance of Earth-Two For other uses, see Earth 2. ... For other uses, see Supergirl (disambiguation). ... Kal-L is the Kryptonian birth name of the Earth-Two Superman, a comic book superhero in the DC Comics Universe. ...


Possessing superhuman strength and the ability to fly, she is a member of the Justice Society of America and the team's first chairwoman. Power Girl sports a bob of blond hair, wears a distinctive white, red and blue costume, and has an aggressive fighting style. Throughout her early appearances in All Star Comics, Power Girl was frequently at odds with Wildcat, who had a penchant for uttering sexist comments that she found offensive. The Justice Society of America, or JSA, is a DC Comics superhero group, the first team of superheroes in comic book history. ... Wildcat is the name of four DC Comics characters, three of them superheroes. ...


The 1985 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths eliminated Earth-Two and rewrote Power Girl’s origin; she became a granddaughter of the Atlantean sorcerer Arion. However, story events culminating in the 2006 crossover Infinite Crisis restored her status as a refugee from the Krypton of the Earth-Two universe. The limited series is a term referring to a comic book series with a set finite number of issues. ... Crisis on Infinite Earths was a 12-issue comic book limited series (identified as a 12-part maxi-series) and crossover event, produced by DC Comics in 1985 in order to simplify their fifty-year-old continuity. ... Atlantis is a fictional location in the DC Comics Universe and the Marvel Comics Universe. ... Not to be confused with Magic (illusion). ... Arion is a fictional character from DC Comics universe. ... Infinite Crisis was a seven-issue limited series of comic books published by DC Comics, beginning in October of 2005. ...

Contents

Fictional character biography

Journey from Krypton-Two

Kara's father Zor-L discovers that Krypton is about to explode, and places her in a spacecraft directed towards the Earth. Although this occurs at the same time that Kal-L's ship is launched, Kara's ship travels more slowly, and she arrives on Earth decades after her cousin has landed. Kara’s Symbioship is designed to keep her in stasis during the journey and provide her with life experiences and education in the form of a virtual reality. The Symbioship allows her to interact with virtual copies of her parents and fellow Kryptonians within her home city of Kandor. By the time she arrives on Earth Kara is in her early 20's (as referenced in JSA Classified, her age at arrival has been revised to about eighteen). This article is about the simulation technology. ... Superman and the modern Kandor. ...


In Showcase #97, Kara is reclaimed by the sentient Symbioship and re-immersed into Kandorian society for a time. Several years of virtual time elapse, in which Kara is married and has a child. She is freed with the assistance of newspaper reporter Andrew Vinson, at which point she dis-ables the ship. Showcase has been the title of several anthology series published by DC Comics. ...


Debut of Power Girl

Power Girl's first appearance in All Star Comics #58, layout by Ric Estrada, inks by Wally Wood.

Power Girl's existence is not revealed to the general public until much later; her cousin Clark and his wife Lois Lane provide her a family environment to assist her transition towards real life relationships. In her first recorded adventure, Kara assists Justice Society members Flash and Wildcat contain an artificially induced volcanic eruption in China. She then joins Robin and Star-Spangled Kid to form a Super Squad to assist the Justice Society in defeating Brainwave and Per Degaton. Later, she becomes a full member of the Society when Superman retires from active membership. Image File history File links PowerGirl1st. ... Wallace Wally Wood (born June 17, 1927, Menahga, Minnesota, United States; died November 2, 1981), was an American writer-artist best known for his work in EC Comics and Mad. ... For other uses, see Clark Kent (disambiguation). ... For the Dutch girl group, see Loïs Lane. ... Jay Garrick is a fictional character in the DC Comics Universe and the first Flash. ... Wildcat is the name of four DC Comics characters, three of them superheroes. ... Robin is a fictional character, a superhero in the DC Comics universe. ... Star-Spangled Kid is the name of several fictional superheroes in the DC Comics universe. ... Brainwave or Brain Wave is a name shared by two characters in the DC Comics Universe, who are father and son. ... Per Degaton is a fictional character, a DC Comics supervillain who can travel through time. ...


Having been raised by the Symbioship with artificial Kryptonian life experiences, Power Girl finds it difficult to adapt to life on Earth. However, with the help of reporter Andrew Vinson, she adopts the secret identity of computer programmer Karen Starr. (She obtains her knowledge in this field from exposure to Wonder Woman's Purple Ray on Paradise Island.) On Earth-Two, Power Girl's closest friend is Helena Wayne (the Huntress), the daughter of the Earth-Two Batman and Catwoman. For other uses of this term, please see Secret identity (disambiguation). ... A programmer or software developer is someone who programs computers, that is, one who writes computer software. ... Wonder Woman is a fictional DC Comics superheroine created by William Moulton Marston. ... The Purple Ray is a fictional healing device created in early Golden Age Wonder Woman comics by a German scientist and (former) spy, the Baroness Paula von Gunther. ... Themyscirian Amazons Art by Phil Jimenez Themyscira is a fictional island nation in the DC Comics universe. ... The Huntress is a superheroine from DC Comics. ... Batman (originally referred to as the Bat-Man and still referred to at times as the Batman) is a DC Comics fictional superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. ... Catwoman is a fictional character associated with DC Comics Batman franchise and created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane. ...


Atlantean

The 1985 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths erased the existence of the Earth-Two Superman, and Power Girl's continuity was thus substantially disrupted.[1] Initially she believed herself to be Superman's cousin, as she had been before the reboot. However, her background was retconned; she was told that she was the descendant of the Atlantean sorcerer Arion, and was frozen in suspended animation for millennia until the present day.[2] The limited series is a term referring to a comic book series with a set finite number of issues. ... Crisis on Infinite Earths was a 12-issue comic book limited series (identified as a 12-part maxi-series) and crossover event, produced by DC Comics in 1985 in order to simplify their fifty-year-old continuity. ... In fiction, continuity is consistency of the characteristics of persons, plot, objects, places and events seen by the reader or viewer. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Atlantis is a fictional location in the DC Comics Universe and the Marvel Comics Universe. ... Arion is a fictional character from DC Comics universe. ... Suspended animation is the slowing of life processes by external means without termination. ...


After the Justice Society disbands, Power Girl would join the Justice League. Later, while a member of Justice League Europe, she suffers a near fatal injury while battling a mystical being. Superman must assist in her medical treatment, using his heat-vision to perform surgery on her otherwise-invulnerable tissues. Although she recovers, Power Girl is significantly weaker, as she lost her vision powers and could not fly for a time. Justice League Europe was a DC Comics book run that was a spin-off of Justice League International (which was renamed Justice League America at the time). ...


During the 1994 event, Zero Hour, Power Girl experiences a mystical pregnancy and gives birth to a son, Equinox, who ages rapidly. He disappears, and has never been mentioned again. Zero Hour: Crisis in Time was a 1994 comic book miniseries and crossover storyline that ran in DC Comics. ...


Power Girl appeared in later issues of the Sovereign Seven, Chris Claremont's creator-owned comicbook for DC. However, the final issue revealed that the entire series had been a story appearing in a comic book, and events in the book have had no bearing upon DC continuity. Sovereign Seven was an American comic book, published by DC Comics. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Power Girl was one of Oracle’s first agents. Their short-lived partnership ended after a disastrous mission which resulted in a large loss of life. Power Girl believes that Oracle's poor leadership was responsible for the tragedy. Although she has worked with her again on a few occasions when needed, the relationship between the two is tense. (In Birds of Prey #35, Power Girl admitted that she is primarily to blame for the tension, but is unable to overcome the memories of the deaths.) Barbara Babs Gordon is a fictional character appearing in DC Comics and related media, created by Gardner Fox and Carmine Infantino. ... If you are looking for other meanings of the term, refer to Bird of prey (disambiguation). ...


Power Girl was later portrayed as having a highly athletic but slender physique. Artist Alex Ross restored Power Girl's extremely busty shape in the limited series Kingdom Come, rendering her as a heavily muscled Power Woman (as if an ardent bodybuilder). This approach has been carried forward by most other artists. However, Power Girl's voluptuous figure has been made light of in several appearances.[3] Nelson Alexander Alex Ross (born January 22, 1970) is an American comic book painter, illustrator and plotter, acclaimed for the photorealism of his work. ... The limited series is a term referring to a comic book series with a set finite number of issues. ... Kingdom Come was a four-issue comic book limited series published in 1996 by DC Comics. ... Professional Bodybuilder Gustavo Badell posing Bodybuilding is the process of maximizing muscle hypertrophy through the combination of weight training, sufficient caloric intake, and rest. ...


Power Girl is a key member of the Justice Society, which she joined when it was re-formed in the late 1990s. During an adventure with the JSA, she meets Arion who reveals her Atlantean heritage to be a lie he concocted at the behest of Power Girl's "mother".[4]


Infinite Crisis

Main article: Infinite Crisis

Infinite Crisis was a seven-issue limited series of comic books published by DC Comics, beginning in October of 2005. ...

JSA Classified: Power Trip

Artwork for the variant cover to Infinite Crisis #2. Art by Jim Lee and Sandra Hope.

The Psycho-Pirate shows Kara multiple origins in an effort to drive her insane. He reveals that the Kryptonian origin is her true origin: Power Girl is not only a survivor of Krypton, she is the only other person from Earth-Two to have survived the Crisis on Infinite Earths (aside from Psycho-Pirate himself). How she survived and retained her pre-Crisis origin is unclear, since other Earth-Two figures, such as the Huntress and Robin, did not. Power Girl's survival is possibly connected to the fact that Kal-L, the surviving relative from her Earth-Two existence remained alive in the Alexander Luthor-created "paradise" dimension until the 2006 series Infinite Crisis.[5] Image File history File links Cover to Infinite Crisis #2. ... Image File history File links Cover to Infinite Crisis #2. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Psycho-Pirate was the name of two DC comics supervillains. ... Alexander Luthor, Jr. ...


The other survivors

In the pages of Infinite Crisis, Kal-L himself returns to the post-Crisis DC Universe after breaking down the walls of the paradise dimension[6] in which he, Lois Lane Kent, Alexander Luthor, Jr., and Superboy-Prime had been living since the end of Crisis on Infinite Earths.[7] Appalled by the rapidly-deteriorating state of affairs on the contemporary Earth, their goal is to replace the post-Crisis planet with a recreated Earth-Two. Kal-L’s first order of business is to track down Power Girl and explain the events of the original Crisis to her. He also reiterates her pre-Crisis history as his cousin. A touch from the ailing Lois of Earth-Two inexplicably restores Power Girl's memories of Earth-Two.[8] Alexander Luthor, Jr. ... Superboy-Prime is a fictional superhero turned supervillain in the DC Universe. ...


Soon after this revelation, Power Girl is confronted by Superboy-Prime, who renders her unconscious.[9] She is attached to a ”tuning fork,” a device controlled by Alex Luthor whose purpose is to bring back the multiple Earths. Alex Luthor and Psycho Pirate coerce Black Adam (who is also attached to the machine) into saying "SHAZAM!," and use the now-raw magical energy to power the tower.[10] After the reappearance of Earth-Two, everyone associated with that Earth is transported onto it. (However, Power Girl remains on Earth-One because of her proximity to the tower.) Day of Vengeance #1; cover by Walter Simonson. ...


After being brought to Earth-Two by Kal-L, Lois Lane Kent collapses and dies. A violent confrontation between the two Supermen ensues, at the end of which Kal-L comes to the realization that Earth-Two had not been a perfect world, since "a perfect earth doesn't need a Superman."[11]


Power Girl is freed by Wonder Girl and Kon-El, and joins them in fighting Superboy-Prime and Alex Luthor. During a savage battle on Mogo, Superboy-Prime beats Kal-L to death and is later subdued by Kal-El. Power Girl is brought to Mogo by the Green Lantern Corps just in time to bid a tearful farewell to her dying cousin.[12] Cassandra Cassie Sandsmark, aka Wonder Girl, is a DC Comics superheroine. ... Superboy, also known by his Kryptonian name Kon-El and his human alias Conner Kent, is a fictional superhero in the DC Comics Universe. ... Mogo is a fictional character in the DC Comics universe, a superhero and member of the Green Lantern Corps. ... The fictional Green Lantern Corps is an intergalactic police force featured in DC Comics, particularly series featuring the superhero Green Lantern, Earth’s member of the group. ...


Following the events of Infinite Crisis, a new multiverse is created. Among them is an Earth-2, from which Power Girl and Superman are both missing.[13] 52 is the title of a comic book limited series published by DC Comics, which debuted on May 10, 2006, one week after the conclusion of the seven-issue Infinite Crisis. ...


One Year Later

Power Girl as Nightwing, the defender of Kandor. Art by Ed Benes.

In a "One Year Later" storyline in Supergirl, Kara takes up the mantle of Nightwing in an attempt to free the natives of Kandor. Ultraman, masquerading as Kal-El and working in concert with the Saturn Queen, has taken control of the bottle city. Kara Zor-El is the city's Flamebird; she prevents Ultraman's forces from executing the captured Power Girl.[14] Power Girl is forced to leave Kandor with Kara (against her better judgement) after Saturn Queen reveals to Supergirl information about Supergirl's past and purpose. This causes another rift to grow between the two women, as Power Girl feels Supergirl left an entire city of people to suffer, all because of her own selfish desires. (This animosity is still on display when she next encounters Supergirl.)[15] Image File history File links NightwingKandor. ... Image File history File links NightwingKandor. ... José Edilbenes Bezerra (born in 1972 in Alto Santo, Ceara Brazil) is a Brazilian comic book artist, better known as his pen name Ed Benes. ... Nightwing is a name used by at least six fictional characters in the DC Comics Universe. ... Ultraman is a supervillain who appears in stories published by DC Comics. ... Kara Zor-El is a fictional DC Comics superheroine and the cousin of Superman. ... Bette Kane as Flamebird and Dick Grayson as Nightwing. ...


Power Girl remains a core member of the Justice Society.[16] The current JSA series concluded with issue #87 and has been relaunched; Power Girl is selected as the chairwoman of the super-team in issue #4.


Power Girl is invited to rejoin Oracle's Birds of Prey, but refuses, stating that she would do so only "when Hell freezes over." Her ill will toward Oracle is the result of a single mission in which she served as one of Oracle's agents, which ended badly.[17] However, Power Girl does come to Oracle's aid against the Spy Smasher in Birds of Prey #108. For other uses, see Hell (disambiguation). ...


Powers and abilities

Main article: Powers and abilities of Superman

Power Girl exhibits all of the classic Kryptonian powers of Superman: super-strength, flight, super-speed, invulnerability, X-ray vision, heat vision, and super-hearing. The powers of the DC Comics character Superman have changed a great deal since his introduction in the 1930s. ... Kryptonians are a fictional extraterrestrial race who hail from the planet Krypton. ...


At one point, Power Girl possessed telekinesis.[18] After sustaining severe injuries during her JLE membership, Power Girl retained only a degree of super-strength, super-speed, and enhanced durability. However, she later recovered her ability to fly, and her panoply of superpowers have gradually been restored.


In Infinite Crisis #6 her powers are exactly the same as Kal-L's. When Power Girl and Kara Zor-El (Supergirl) fight briefly in Supergirl #2, it is revealed that they are evenly matched. (Supergirl has strength comparable to that of her cousin Kal-El [Superman], as tested by Batman.)


Although Power Girl has displayed an occasional weakness to kryptonite, Infinite Crisis #3 revealed that the Kryptonite available in the mainstream DCU does not affect Kryptonians from other universes, such as Power Girl, Kal-L, or Superboy-Prime. This article is about the fictional substance. ...


Physical appearance and costumes

Liana K dressed as Power Girl, at Wizard World 2007

Power Girl is consistently depicted as a buxom young woman, and her physique is one of her most recognizable attributes — to the extent that various writers have acknowledged it in both serious and humorous ways. For example, Justice League Europe #37 attempts to explain Power Girl's revealing costume by having Crimson Fox question her about it; she receives the reply that the costume "shows what I am: female, healthy, and strong. If men want to degrade themselves by staring and drooling and tripping over themselves, that's their problem, I'm not going to apologize for it." Conversely, in JSA: Classified #2 (written by Geoff Johns), Power Girl explains her cleavage-window to Superman, revealing that "the first time I made this costume, I wanted to have a symbol, like you. I just… I couldn’t think of anything. I thought eventually, I’d figure it out. And close the hole. But I haven’t." At the same time, however, the issue highlights the humorous element when a man who Power Girl has rescued is so fixated upon her chest that he doesn't even look her in the eye to thank her. A similar treatment of the character can be seen in Superman/Batman #4 (written by Jeph Loeb), in which the heroes need to distract the Toyman while Batman and Superman battle Captain Marvel and Hawkman. Seeking a way to accomplish this task, Batman notes that their opponent is a thirteen-year-old boy, and all attention goes to Power Girl, prompting her response: "What's everyone looking at me for? How am I supposed to distract ... oh." Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 400 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (683 × 1024 pixel, file size: 137 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 400 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (683 × 1024 pixel, file size: 137 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Crimson Fox is a French superhero and what many people dont know about her is that crimson fox isnt just ONE person under the hood. ... Geoff Johns (born 25 January 1973 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American comic book writer, best known for his work for DC Comics. ... Joseph Jeph Loeb III (b. ... The Toyman is a fictional comic book supervillain in the DC Comics universe and an enemy of Superman. ... This article is about the wizard character Shazam. ... For other meanings of the term, see Hawkman (disambiguation) Hawkman is a fictional character in the DC Comics universe. ...


Power Girl's costume design has varied greatly over the years. Her classic costume design from All-Star Comics #58 is that which is in use today - a red cape, blue gloves and boots, and a white bodysuit sporting a cleavage-exposing window on her chest (its variable size determined by the artist depicting her). During her time with Justice League Europe/America it transitioned to a capeless yellow and white bodysuit, followed by a blue and white costume with a short mini-cape, headband, with a diamond shaped opening on her chest. She has also worn a headband, as had Supergirl prior to her death in Crisis on Infinite Earths. In a guest appearance in Green Lantern, Kara is seen in her large wardrobe closet with every costume design she has ever worn in DC continuity, deciding which costume to wear for that mission. Her original costume returned when Geoff Johns had her rejoin the JSA. Adult model Aria Giovanni displaying cleavage Cleavage is the cleft created by the partial exposure of a womans breasts, especially when exposed by low-cut clothing. ... A bodysuit is a leotard-like undergarment, sometimes used to provide support and shaping, sometimes simply as a top that cannot become untucked from ones trousers or skirt. ... For the DJ, see DJ Green Lantern. ... Geoff Johns (born 25 January 1973 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American comic book writer, best known for his work for DC Comics. ... JSA may stand for: Japanese Government Team for Safeguarding Angkor Japanese Standards Association Job Seekers Allowance Justice Society of America JSA (Korean movie) aka Joint Security Area Junior State of America - A student run organization This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that...

Image File history File links Galatea from Justice League Unlimited. ... Image File history File links Galatea from Justice League Unlimited. ... Galatea Galatea (or Tea, for short) is the name of an age-accelerated clone of Supergirl created by Professor Hamilton and Project Cadmus on the animated series Justice League Unlimited. ... Justice League Unlimited (or JLU) was the name of an American animated television series that was produced by and aired on Cartoon Network. ...

Other versions

In the final issue of 52, a new Multiverse is formed, consisting of 52 identical realities; among the parallel realities is Earth-2. As a result of Mister Mind "eating" aspects of this reality, it takes on aspects of the pre-Crisis Earth-2. The planet includes a Power Girl and other Justice Society of America characters; a newspaper headline announces that the Superman and Power Girl of this world are missing.[19] 52 is the title of a comic book limited series published by DC Comics, which debuted on May 10, 2006, one week after the conclusion of the seven-issue Infinite Crisis. ... Prominent members of the Monster Society Of Evil. ...


Based on comments by Grant Morrison, this alternate universe is not the pre-Crisis Earth-2.[20] Grant Morrison (born January 31, 1960) is a Scottish comic book writer and artist. ...


In other media

  • In the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Killed By Death", Buffy notes that she fantasized about being Power Girl as a child.
  • In the Justice League Unlimited animated series, scientists from Project Cadmus create Galatea, an evil clone of Supergirl. Although the clone resembles Power Girl and wears a similar costume, her personality is significantly different.
  • Power Girl appears as a member of the Justice League in issues 8 and 16 of the comic book adaptation of Justice League Unlimited.
  • Chris R. Notarile's Blinky Productions has produced three Power Girl fan films, starring Tawnya Manion: Power Girl: The Classifieds, I'm Power Girl Dammit!!! and The World's Finest. These are notable as the first appearance of the character on film.

For other uses, see Buffy the Vampire Slayer (disambiguation). ... Killed by Death is episode 18 of season 2 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... Justice League Unlimited (or JLU) was the name of an American animated television series that was produced by and aired on Cartoon Network. ... An animated series or cartoon series is a television series produced by means of animation. ... Project Cadmus is a fictional government genetic engineering project in the DC Comics Universe. ... Galatea Galatea (or Tea, for short) is the name of an age-accelerated clone of Supergirl created by Professor Hamilton and Project Cadmus on the animated series Justice League Unlimited. ... For other uses, see clone. ... For other uses, see Supergirl (disambiguation). ... A fan film is a film or video inspired by a film, television program, comic book or a similar source, created by fans rather than by the sources copyright holders or creators. ...

Trivia

  • The first use of the name Power Girl was a story in Superman #125. In this story, Lois Lane has a dream where she is a superhero named Power Girl who is constantly coming to the aid of a bumbling Clark Kent who she imagines as a superhero named Power Man.
  • Power Girl's Atlantean origin is similar to that of Powerboy, a one-shot character from Superboy #52 (October 1956). Powerboy is an Atlantean from 15,000 years in the past. When Atlantis was sinking beneath the ocean, Powerboy's parents placed him in a rocket as an infant that launched him into space. Powerboy spent the next 15,000 years in suspended animation before landing on the asteroid Juno, where he was found and adopted by Pa Vorne who named him Zarl. Because Juno has less gravity than the Earth, as a human, Power Boy has relative super powers.

Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Power Boy (or Powerboy) is the name of two fictional superheroes and one fictional supervillain published by DC Comics. ... Juno (IPA: ), designated 3 Juno in the Minor Planet Center catalogue system, was the third asteroid to be discovered and is one of the largest main belt asteroids, being the second heaviest of the stony S-type. ...

References

  1. ^ Crisis on Infinite Earths #11
  2. ^ Secret Origins #11
  3. ^ Superman/Batman, "Public Enemies."
  4. ^ JSA #50
  5. ^ JSA: Classified #1-4
  6. ^ Infinite Crisis #1, 2006
  7. ^ Infinite Crisis Secret Files & Origins 2006
  8. ^ Infinite Crisis #2, JSA #82 (2006)
  9. ^ Infinite Crisis #3, 2006
  10. ^ Infinite Crisis #4, 2006
  11. ^ Infinite Crisis #5, 2006
  12. ^ Infinite Crisis #7, 2006
  13. ^ 52: Week Fifty-Two (2007)
  14. ^ Supergirl #8, 2006
  15. ^ Supergirl #19, 2007
  16. ^ JSA #85, 2006
  17. ^ Birds of Prey #100, January 2007; and Birds of Prey #42
  18. ^ Birds of Prey #42
  19. ^  52,  #52 May 2, 2007  DC Comics (13/3)
  20. ^ Brady, Matt (2007-05-08). "THE 52 EXIT INTERVIEWS: GRANT MORRISON". Newsarama. Retrieved on 2007-05-12.

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