Kara Zor-El, Supergirl’s traditional birthday is on September 22. The silver age Supergirl, which we will highlight on this episode, was Kal-El’s cousin from Krypton. She first appeared in ACTION COMICS #252, the May 1959 issue.
If you would like to read some of Supergirl’s original stories before listening to this episode, which will have spoilers, go to the following editions:
SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES VOL. I hardcover,
SUPERMAN IN THE FIFTIES trade paperback,
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN VOL. I trade paperback,
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL VOL. I trade paperback,
SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF TOMORROW ARCHIVES VOL. I hardcover and
THE GREATEST SUPERMAN STORIES EVER TOLD 1987 edition
Also, go to the web site http://www.ordinarypeoplechangetheworld.com to participate in writer Brad Meltzer’s fundraising auction to restore Jerry Siegel’s Cleveland boyhood home. The auction will run through 11:59 p. m. on Tuesday, September 30, 2008.
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