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     Terra III 

Aka Atlee

The third character to go by the moniker of Terra. Atlee hails from the subterranean world of Strata and possesses control over earth and earthly substances. Her people's culture is intrinsically tied to the sanctity of the Earth, and they occasionally take measures to insure that the ecosystem is protected. To this end, Atlee was given geokinetic powers based upon the genetic template of her predecessor, Tara Markov. Taking human form, she rose to the surface world and began adventuring as a superhero.

  • Action Girl: As expected of a female superhero.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She is not to be trifled with and has on occasion threatened lethal force.
  • The Bus Came Back: After being missing for a while since the end of the Connor/Palmiotti run, Atlee returned in Starfire's solo book.
  • The Champion: To the people of Strata.
  • Characterization Marches On: Originally she was an Aloof Dark-Haired Girl who who actually threatened Power Girl just because she put her hand on her. When she became a character in Karen's book she was depicted as a cheery, peppy, and nonsensical adolescent, completely innocent about surface life, and hailing from a society who apparently banished malice and human greed from their lifestyles.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Like the previous Terras, she can control earth and earthly materials and substances.
    • Gemstone Assault: She's shown the ability to manipulate any form of mineral like when she made a crystalline sphere to confine some mystical mind-controlling goo.
    • Magma Man: She can also control lava and can survive falling into it.
  • Friend to All Living Things
  • Good Is Not Soft: When Satanna placed a Gravity Will in Power Girl's chest to kill her, Atlee threatened to torture and kill Satanna if she did not save Power Girl's life. Her mini-series also shows her being willing to use lethal force.
  • Grand Theft Me: Became a victim of this at the hands of the Ultra-Humanite.
  • Hates Being Touched: As mentioned above, she threatened to hurt Power Girl for touching her and dealt a harsh blow to Silver Banshee for putting her hands on her. In fairness, she was also naked when Karen touched her as well as angry at having her blood taken by Dr. Mid-Nite while she was in a coma and Silver Banshee did threaten to kill her.
  • Healing Factor: She also can heal herself to some degree. After being burned by the lava, she went into a temporary self-induced coma. She woke up, healed, after a period of some hours.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: Ultra-Humanite showed just how scary Atlee's powers can be in the hands of someone who doesn't care for civilian casualties or collateral damage. While residing in her body, Ultra-Humanite was able to shift nearby tectonic plates with ease or cause volcanoes to erupt at his will. He surmises that Atlee has always had this amazing amount of power, but willingly chose to limit herself in fear of the damage she could cause.
  • Redeeming Replacement: To Tara Markov, the original Terra. While Tara was a sarcastic, cynical sociopath who was evil for the hell of it, Atlee is kind and is a superhero dedicated to protecting people.
  • Super Strength: She's strong enough to kill an underground creature she was fighting with her bare hands.
  • Super Toughness: Survived getting smacked a distance away by a demigod and then got right back up with no injuries. She also survived a dip in lava.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: Is basically a superhero for no other reasons than because it is the right thing to do.


    Nicholas "Nicco" Cho 

A brilliant computer and nanotechnology expert, Nicco once used his talents to used his computer hacking skills to steal millions of dollars through identity theft, but reformed and spent several years working for the FBI in exchange for a clean criminal record. Karen Starr, his employer at Starrware Labs, uses his criminal past to blackmail him into accessing secret military databases to discover a weakness in the villain Crash. Cho later confronted her and forced her into admitting that she is Power Girl.

Although Cho resented being used as a tool by Power Girl, he accepted her apology and begins working as her support staff.

  • Asian and Nerdy: He's a Korean-American man and expert in computers and nanotechnology.
  • The Atoner: He was a criminal hacker once but reformed.
    I did my time. I helped the government stop idiots like me for six years. And then...when they gave me a life back, I wanted to help. To serve. To make this a better world.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Has been MIA since the end of the Winnick run.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Cho invented a pair of nanotech devices disguised as earrings that allow him to communicate directly with Power Girl while she is in the field and see what she sees. They have also been used to actively scan her opponents for weaknesses.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: He did not appreciate Karen using his past to manipulate him.

     Stinky the Cat 
Power Girl's orange furred cat.


     Satanna the Tiger Girl 

AKA Sara Descarl

Satanna started her scientific career as a lab assistant to the brilliant but physically weakening Gerard Shugel. After Shugel's experiments on organ transplants on animals were shut down by the university authorities, Satanna left with Shugel and they eventually came to the Congo where they successfully transplanted Shugel's brain into the body of a massive white gorilla. While initially admiring Shugel's intellect and bravery, Satanna was now sexually attracted to the new Shugel's ferocity and raw power. They parted since, with Satanna perfecting what she had learned from Shugel.

  • Animal Motifs: Tigers.
  • Badass Normal: Doesn't have any superpowers and relies solely on her intellect.
  • Beast Master: She discovered how to transplant human brains into the bodies of tigers, which then followed her every command, both in her stage act as “Satana the Tiger Girl” and in her extortion-murder plots.
  • Bestiality Is Depraved: It's implied Satanna had sex with the Ultra-Humanite when his brain was first implanted into his gorilla body. Not to mention the fact he was covered with the blood of the men who later attacked him. She told him not to wash off before the sex.
  • Bullying a Dragon: When Karen confronts Satanna demanding to know where Atlee's brain is, Satanna responds with mockery. Karen blasts her arm off to show she means business.
  • Mad Scientist: Given her mentor and crush was the Ultra-Humanite, it isn't too surprising.
  • Rogues-Gallery Transplant: She was originally a Hawkman villain.


AKA Randall Mikavic

Randall Mikavic was an arms dealer whose human body was destroyed by a Cybernetic Re-Adaptive Simulant Humanoid (C.R.A.S.H.) which needed to absorb his neural pathways to complete its programming. A copy of his personality is now housed inside the android alongside its programming. Crash's resting state is a thin 9' purple humanoid. His fully-powered state was unlocked once his full programming came on-line, causing him to bulk up significantly, with a corresponding increase in strength and stamina.

  • Achilles' Heel: Crash's fully-powered mode was initially only active for a 4 hour period. His programming automatically powered down at the end of this period, incapacitating him. He has since been seen in the fully-powered mode, although it is unknown whether or not he is still subject to the 4 hour time limit.
  • Arms Dealer: What he was before his accident.
  • Barbie Doll Anatomy: Much to his dismay.
    Randall: I'm like a Ken Doll down south. This is no way for a man to have to live!
  • The Brute
  • Dark and Troubled Past: He was an immigrant from the Soviet Union who was bullied because of his accent and weight. He stole electronics and sold them to a pawn shop for money which he used to pay other kids for protection since he wasn't a fighter himself. This taught him that certain types of commerce could dictate power and he would eventually become the third richest arms dealer in the world.
  • Formerly Fat
  • Fun with Acronyms: C.R.A.S.H. (Cybernetic Re-Adaptive Simulant Humanoid).
  • Purple Is Powerful: His new body is purple.
  • Size Shifter: Can grow bigger and stronger.
  • Super Strength: Was able to hold his own against Power Girl.



A clone of Power Girl created by Dr. Sivana at the behest of Maxwell Lord.

  • Amazonian Beauty: Her top gets destroyed during her fight with Karen revealing that is every bit as muscular and buxom as Karen.
  • Black Bra and Panties: Her top gets destroyed during her fight showing that she wears a black bra. Her pants are kept on
  • Boobs of Steel: Given who her progenitor is, this shouldn't be surprising.
  • Dark Action Girl
  • Dark Is Evil: If the black clothing isn't enough of a clue, she has black hair in contrast to Karen's blonde hair.
  • Evil Brunette Twin: She physically resembles Karen in every way except hair color. Lampshaded by her.
    I think my boss wanted to put his own spin on it. But I'm you in every way that counts.
  • Evil Wears Black: Even a black bra.
  • Exposed to the Elements: Continued to fight Karen in the snow while only wearing a bra, gloves and black pants. Justified given her physiology.
  • Expy: of Galatea from Justice League Unlimited. Both of them are clones created from a version of Superman's cousin (Galatea from her continuity's Supergirl, Divine from Power Girl). Ironically enough, Galatea is an expy of Power Girl.
  • Malevolent Masked Woman: She first attacks Karen wearing a mask.
  • Superpower Lottery: She has all of Karen's abilities.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Was last seen teleporting away from the Antarctic base with Crash and Max Lord.


A native of the planet Areta, Rana grew up under the tyranny of the war lords of of Azaar for over a century. She managed to steal a spaceship belonging to the Azaar and fled Arenta to Earth, a planet populated by superheroes. Rana was convinced that her people could have defeated the Azaar if her planet had a large population of heroes just like Earth. Rana spent the next few years on Earth, researching the planet's heroes and came to the conclusion that Power Girl was the strongest one.

  • Empowered Badass Normal: While an alien, she had no super powers and was simply a smart and trained resistance fighter. Then she built a machine that granted her Karen's powers.
  • Expy: With her long purple hair, reliance on technology and gadgets, and intense jealousy of a super-strong heroine, Rana has a lot in common with Biko Daitokuji.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Her home planet was invaded and she spent her life under oppression. The feelings of weakness and anger as an oppressed citizen made her crave power.
  • I Just Want to Be Badass: Deconstructed. Rana wants the power that comes with being a superhero but none of the responsibility of protecting others.
  • Smug Super: After gaining Karen's powers she declares herself to be better than Power Girl. Karen proves her wrong with the help of some of her fans.

     Zoraida, the Elf Queen 
Diane Dorst
A zealous environmentalist who came into possession of a spell book that transformed her into an elf and granted her magical abilities.

  • Anti-Villain: She truly fears for the environment and is trying to stop its destruction. Tellingly, she accepts an internship at an eco-friendly firm where her passion could be put to good use.
  • Spell Book: The source of her power.
  • Summon Magic: Her spell book allows her to call forth magical creatures to fight for her.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: She only wants to save the environment from further destruction and Karen was able to convince her to do it through more legal and less dangerous means.

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