Meet Every Actress Who Has Played Supergirl

Ed Gross at has published an excellent article in which he explores the many interpretations of Supergirl on film, in animation, and in video games.

Supergirl was created in 1959 by writer Otto Binder and artist Al Plastino. Journalist Louis Black, who knew Otto well, comments to us, “One would be hard-pressed to argue that Otto was a feminist, but that having more to do with the times than his outlook. He was proud of creating her. He clearly knew what he was doing and was conscious of the importance of women superheroes.”

From Helen Slater to Melissa Benoist, check out the complete article at

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July 11, 2018 6:48 am

A very good article, once you get past the politics in the opening paragraph. And as far as the last entry about Izabela Vidovic, that episode, “Midvale” was my favorite one of the past season. “That episode, it should be pointed out, was so effective that it felt like it could have been the pilot for a spin-off series, and the resemblance between Izabela and Melissa Benoist was amazing.” I could not be in more total agreement. In fact, I watched the episode again on demand. And when I get the DVD set, that will be the one episode I… Read more »

July 14, 2018 2:15 pm

Great article…just wanted to add an actor that is all but forgotten as Supergirl…MS Carol Burnett back in 1962….this was a skit from the Gary Moore Show.
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