Supergirl Dates Bad Boys

#1 Posted by bloggerboy (611 posts) - - Show Bio

So recently I read an issue or two of H'el on Earth where the main bad guy fools Supergirl into working for him of sorts. The two even kiss. To me this felt like bad writing but it got me thinking back on earlier versions, earlier stories with Supergirl. Kara Zor-El has always seemed to have a weakness for bad boys. Her dating history isn't that flattering. Here's what I remember/found out about Supergirl (version may vary) either dating and/or working with supervillains of some caliber:

1. Lex Luthor

2. Buzz, Demon of Chaos

3. Darkseid

4. Faux Kal-El

5. Owen Mercer a.k.a. Owen Harkness a.k.a. Captain Boomerang's son

6. Powerboy

7. H'el

SPECIAL MENTION: Comet the Super-Horse. Because the interaction was just so weird!

If there's more examples or you disagree with the list please let me know. I would just like to point out that I still like the character of Supergirl but wanted to illustrate something. Things like this do tip the scales and make me like characters like Power Girl a bit more though.

#3 Posted by KnightRise (4785 posts) - - Show Bio

Half of those don't apply to current/pre-Crisis Kara. A couple are Linda Lee and Matrix, but I get your point.

#4 Posted by bloggerboy (611 posts) - - Show Bio

@knightrise: Yeah, the idea was to point out a norm in the recent versions of Supergirl. Despite the different characters they all seem to make similar mistakes or are used in similar plotlines.

#5 Posted by Raktus (34 posts) - - Show Bio

I was confused by Sanctuary talking to Kara about H'el. It claimed she was betrayed by the only man she loved. I don't recall him betraying her. He didn't even lie really... if his plan worked then everything he said would have come true. Really, she betrayed him...

#6 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13411 posts) - - Show Bio

she never actually dated Boomer or Darkseid. She worked for Darkseid and hung out (is that right) with Boomer

#7 Posted by Teerack (7069 posts) - - Show Bio

Half of those don't apply to current/pre-Crisis Kara. A couple are Linda Lee and Matrix, but I get your point.

Idk I kinda thinks she still would have dated them considering New 52 Supergirl seems to be their very own Superbimbo(because she's kinda dumb)

#8 Edited by PCN24454 (454 posts) - - Show Bio

@teerack: in the DCnU, Supergirl has only recently come to Earth, and H'el taught her English through telepathy. They just reset her character development and trust.

@bloggerboy: The Matrix was created to be a super effigy of Lana Lang. by the Alternate universe version of Lex Luthor who was actually a good guy. Then she came over to the main universe.

P.S. Matrix may explain the Lexana/Prometheus story-line that Smallville had.

#9 Posted by Teerack (7069 posts) - - Show Bio

@pcn24454: Doesn't change that she's done nothing but act like an idiot sense the reboot.

#10 Posted by lifeofvibe (3509 posts) - - Show Bio

what about LOBO! geez loweez does anyone remember brave and the bold i do and

#11 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13411 posts) - - Show Bio

what about LOBO! geez loweez does anyone remember brave and the bold i do and

they weren't dating. that was a team up.

#12 Edited by lifeofvibe (3509 posts) - - Show Bio

@avenging_x_bolt: it got close to that until lobos was done and he started acting like himself without a job

#13 Posted by bloggerboy (611 posts) - - Show Bio

what about LOBO! geez loweez does anyone remember brave and the bold i do and

Can you list issue numbers etc.?

#14 Posted by lifeofvibe (3509 posts) - - Show Bio

@bloggerboy: brave and the bold issues 1 to 6 or 7 there was a lot of interesting chemistry going on between them 2

#15 Posted by jointron33 (1902 posts) - - Show Bio

She is just a sweet girl who gets taken advantage of. It's not like she's a whore, like She-Hulk

#16 Edited by Primebonnick (2522 posts) - - Show Bio

@jointron33: or black cat lolol I still love em though.

#17 Edited by shonen3 (476 posts) - - Show Bio

@bloggerboy said:

So recently I read an issue or two of H'el on Earth where the main bad guy fools Supergirl into working for him of sorts. The two even kiss. To me this felt like bad writing but it got me thinking back on earlier versions, earlier stories with Supergirl. Kara Zor-El has always seemed to have a weakness for bad boys. Her dating history isn't that flattering. Here's what I remember/found out about Supergirl (version may vary) either dating and/or working with supervillains of some caliber:

1. Lex Luthor

2. Buzz, Demon of Chaos

3. Darkseid

4. Faux Kal-El

5. Owen Mercer a.k.a. Owen Harkness a.k.a. Captain Boomerang's son

6. Powerboy

7. H'el

SPECIAL MENTION: Comet the Super-Horse. Because the interaction was just so weird!

If there's more examples or you disagree with the list please let me know. I would just like to point out that I still like the character of Supergirl but wanted to illustrate something. Things like this do tip the scales and make me like characters like Power Girl a bit more though.

Supergirl does not date bad boys. She dates (Just as with women in real life), men she sees as the alpha males. Most women would forget all the red flags (womanizer, total jerk, player) of a guy once she sees that he is an alpha male. This is why beta men like Jimmy Olsen don't have a snow ball chance in hell with her.

#18 Posted by AmazingWebHead (3475 posts) - - Show Bio

When did she date Darkseid?

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