Heartwarming / Supergirl
Action Comics vol 2 #52: "It means there's a huge responsibility I need you to consider taking over for me."
- In Action Comics 252, Supergirl and Superman hug each other after discovering they are cousins. After all, they aren't alone.
- A lot of Streaky the Supercat's adventures are just plain adorable. A splash panel showed him saving baby chicks from an eagle, and another outing had him rescue ordinary cats from a dog.
- Action Comics #270: In the first story, Superman dreams he is stuck in the future world, in which Supergirl -now Superwoman- is the world's greatest hero and he is a decrepit, powerless has-been. Although he feels frustrated about being forgotten or treated as a silly old glory, he is happy about her cousin having acclaim and praise. In the Supergirl chapter, Linda turns sixteen, and Superman, Batman, Robin and several more friends throw a surprise party◊. And her cousin bakes a giant birthday cake!
- In Action Comics #308, Kara takes care of a missing little girl for a while she seeks her parents out. The little kid -named Candy- called her mommy, too.
Candy: Nice lady give Candy horsie-ride just like my mommy! Me call you "Mommy", too!
- In Action Comics #310, Zor-El and Alura In-Ze have returned and Kara fears she'll have to choose between her biological parents and her foster ones... and then Zor and Alura reveal that they don't want to force her to choose. They will be her Kandorian parents and the Danvers her Earth parents. Feeling moved, Kara hugs her mother.
- In Action Comics 360 Superman finally reveals his cousin's existence to the world and announces that she's his partner from that day on. Kara is overjoyed. And to top it all off, her foster mother thinks of how much Linda means to her and her husband:
Edna Danvers: (thinking) To others, she's the world's greatest heroine, but she's more than that to us! She's the daughter we dearly love!
- Pre-Crisis Supergirl died during the Crisis and her existence was forgotten when the universe rebooted itself. Post-Crisis Superman didn't even know he had a cousin until a new Kara Zor-El was introduced in Superman/Batman, almost twenty years later. However, after the events of Convergence, post-Crisis Superman knows of his pre-Crisis cousin and he helped to avert her death.
- In Convergence: Adventures of Superman #1, Earth-1 Superman goes on about how highly he thinks of his cousin and how much Kara means to him:
Superman: It's why I'm always in awe of you.
Supergirl: Me? You're joking.
Superman:No. Really. I act as a deterrent to those who do bad. I react to events after they happen and try to fix them. But you don't wait. You're always thinking of ways to use your powers to help others before they even know they need help. And you bring caring and wamrth everywhere you go. I've never quite said this before, but for most of my life, I thought I was alone in the universe. You came to Earth and your optimism and cheer helped me through the times when it looked like the bad guys could win. You've not only touched my life, but everyone else's. And we're all so much better because you're here.
Supergirl: I don't know what to say —
- After the Downer Ending of issue 23, issue 24 ends on a happy note. Supergirl's body is restored, her kryptonite poisoning is removed, the entire collective of I'noxia is safe from Brainiac, and they escape Cyborg Superman's grasp. The collective thanks Supergirl for sharing her memories with them and remind her that her familiy's love is why she's alive. Before they part ways, they tell her to find happiness, because the search for it will truly lead her home.
- Issue 33 is a big one. After almost sacrificing herself to stop the World Killer (she's come a long way from the girl who thought Earth was just "a ball of sweat and mud") and finally getting off the Red Lantern ring, Kara's mind is finally clear of all the rage and angst that's plagued her since the New 52 started. She realizes that there may be a place for her on Earth after all, and she goes back to start over.
- Power Girl, her adult self from an Alternate Universe, saving her life and then bonding with her. Usually, when two superheroes meet, there's a slugfest, but Kara and Kara touch and are immediately assaulted with each others' memories. There's a bit of teasing ("You don't think that outfit is a little too revealing?"/"I got it out of your closet!"), but they end up liking and admiring each other so much. It's especially sweet because Power Girl was earlier shown going out of her way to avoid Supergirl, not wanting to cause some kind of paradoxical explosion.