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PHOTO: Supergirl to the Rescue! See Melissa Benoist in Costume

First Supergirl Photo Revealed! See Melissa Benoist in Costume for CBS Superhero Series

Originally posted 03/06/2015 07:10PM

Melissa Benoist is looking fierce and fashionable in the first photo released from Supergirl.

The new Warner Bros. pilot features Benoist (Glee), 26, as Kara Zor-El. She survived the destruction of Krypton and came to earth, but she has hidden the superpowers that she shares with her famous cousin from earthlings.

But now, with her over-the-knee oxblood boots that look as though they could have walked the runway at fashion week, Supergirl is poised to stop some crime and save some lives.

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11-Year-Old Girl's Letter to DC Comics Starts Movement for More Female Superheroes

Originally posted 02/20/2015 12:40PM

Rowan Hansen of Champaign, Illinois, has adored reading about superheroes from a young age. But as she started to grow older, the 11-year-old noticed something was missing from the pages of her comic books: women.

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Who Is the New Supergirl on CBS?

Who Is the New Supergirl on CBS?

Originally posted 01/22/2015 01:45PM

CBS has found its Supergirl.

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DC Comics Amanda Conner Talks About Her Work, Fantasy-Casting Power Girl, and Being a 'Woman in Comics'

DC Comics Amanda Conner Talks About Her Work, Fantasy-Casting Power Girl, and Being a 'Woman in Comics'

Originally posted 10/21/2014 10:00AM

Amanda Conner has had a long and fruitful career working in comics. She's been a part of titles ranging from Archie to Power Girl, and has tackled iconic characters like Watchmen's Silk Spectre (for the prequel series Before Watchmen) and Batman villain Harley Quinn along the way. Conner's latest, Harley Quinn Annual #1, will be hitting shelves October 29. PEOPLE sat down with Conner to talk about her career, who she'd want to play Power Girl in a film adaptation, and what it's like to constantly be a "woman in comics."

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PHOTO: Get a Closer Look at Ben Affleck as Batman

See Ben Affleck as Batman at Comic-Con

Originally posted 07/24/2014 09:00PM

Batman's back – and broodier than ever.

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