- Categories:Gender, Female, Mythical, Comic Book,Character
- First Appearance: Superman vol. 2, #16 (April 1988)
- (c) DC Comics
Note: Supergirl/Matrix is not to be confused with Pre-Crisis Kara
Zor-El and Post-Crisis Kara Zor-El, or Cir-El, all who also were
Supergirl/Matrix is an artificially created protoplasmic being
created in an alternate reality "Pocket Universe", who was
originally designed by that world's Lex Luthor to take on the form
of a red-headed woman (after his deceased wife, that universe's
Matrix later took on a default form of a tall, blonde female in her
She has become different men and women on several occasions. For
awhile, she had everyone thinking she was Clark Kent, including
She also possessed the power to turn herself invisible.
Her morphing power was limited when she fused with Linda Danvers
(Supergirl, Vol. 4 #1 (1996)) and was completely lost when Matrix
and Linda Separated (Supergirl, Vol. 4 #50 (2000)).
During the Supergirl Vol. 4 series, this version of Supergirl
(before issue 50) also had the ability to form large fire wings as
she was an earth born angel.
DC recently gave the name Matrix out to an unrelated character. The
Linda version of Supergirl has made appearances in comics, but no
longer uses any of her unique morphing powers.
originally posted by anonymous on 2000-01-01, 3 edits, entryid=6710