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Kara Of Rokyn by Dark Mark
  • Recommended by: Ariachus
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: In an alternate universe where she didn't die during the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Kara has given up her superheroic identity to live as a normal woman among her own kind on Rokyn, the world settled by Kryptonian survivors from Kandor. However, she finds that heroism is a hard habit to break, that danger and adventure can be found even on her new homeworld, and that the Supergirl identity isn't that easy to relinquish…
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

Hellsister Trilogy by Dark Mark

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: In an alternate universe where she didn't die during the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Supergirl returns to the future to team with the Legion of Super-Heroes in an adventure which pits her against her evil doppleganger in a battle to the death, while Rokyn and Daxam face destruction and the Legion's mightiest foe threatens to command all the evil of the universe.
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

A Very Kara Christmas by Dark Mark (alternate link)

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: One-shot
  • Synopsis: The story of Supergirl's first Christmas, and how she came to learn what this holiday meant to Earth people, and to herself. Set during her orphanage days and guest-starring Superman. Earth-One universe.
  • Tags: Drama, Family.

In A Strange Land series by Moirae (TigerDragon) and TiaNadiezja

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Earth isn't what Kara Zor-El expected. Dirty, primitive, messy. She came expecting to raise her infant cousin and found him a grown man. She came expecting to raise him, and finds him trying to parent her. This is the story of a lost girl who only ever wanted to be a scientist, and about the world she's about to change.
  • Pairings: Kara Zor-El/Barbara Gordon, Kara Zor-El/Dick Grayson
  • Tags: Drama, Comfort.

Superman of 2499: The Great Confrontation by DarkMark

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Part I completed. Part II dead.
  • Synopsis: Why did the Legion of Super-Heroes have to go 1,000 years into the past to recruit Superboy for their team? The answer lies in a tragedy that took place 500 years before their time, 500 years after Superman I's, which the world, and possibly the universe, would never forget...
  • Tags: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Apokalypsis: An Unremembered Death by TesubCalle

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Barbara Gordon receives some cryptic messages that lead her to rediscover memories of a long-forgotten friendship.
  • Tags: Angst, Supernatural

Hanging the Drapes by Persephone Kore

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Supergirl counters Mr. Mxyzptlk's latest 'prank': the attempt to make Earth as Krypton... or is he really trying?
  • Tags: Adventure, Drama

The Road to Happiness, The Long One by Destiny'sPathlayer

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: AU. Callum Orson, along with his best friend/confidant Mason, go through their lives as best buds, but after Cal saves Kara Danvers, the adopted daughter of one Mr. and Mrs. Kent of Kent Corporations, Cal needs to figure out whether or not to tell Kara his secret, a secret very few even know.
  • Pairing(s): Superman/Lois Lane
  • Tags: Romance, Adventure

"Maybe this is the Real World" by Kara_Querl

  • Recommended by: Ariachus
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: "He was thinking of the shape of her laugh when he smelled what he had done. Another experiment over baked. 1 of 62 he was currently conducting. No matter. It was worth it. She was always worth it even if it was just a fleeting memory."
  • Pairing: Brainiac 5/Supergirl
  • Tags: Romance, Drama.

    Alternate Universe Fics 
Course Corrections by several authors (Round-Robin)
  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Eobard Thawne runs back in time to the Age of the Heroes, accidentally creating a ripple in the fabric of history and creating a new timeline where among other changes Kara Zor-El's ship isn't delayed and she raises Kal-El on Earth after being taken in by the Kents.
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

The Return by The Laughing Vulcan

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Supergirl is brought back after her death in the Crisis.
  • Tags: Adventure, Family

World of the Lost by Philip S

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: A world that has never known about the existence of super beings becomes a new home to some forgotten heroes. Only some people are not happy about these newcomers and plan to do something about it.
  • Tags: Adventure, Sci-Fi

Red, White, & Blonde Part I: RED by KryptoKin (FF.Net link)

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Supergirl is dead. The world is in mourning. The lives of all who loved her have been changed forever. This series follows various DC characters who were close to Supergirl. Follow them as they mourn the loss of someone they loved and how they face the challenges ahead of them. Sequel to The Other Side of the Story. Red, White, & Blonde Part II: WHITE sequel ongoing.
  • Pairing(s): Several
  • Tags: Angst, Tragedy

Girl of Steel by Megamatt09 (FF.Net link)

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Kara has to step up to take the mantle of her cousin after the consequences of the final battle with Lex Luthor. Good thing she has friends and a good support network, because she's going to need it.
  • Pairing(s): Supergirl/Batgirl/Wonder Girl
  • Tags: Sci-Fi, Adventure

A Force of Four by Dark Mark

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: After her cousin's death, Kara Zor-L, Power Girl, must protect Earth-2 in Superman's stead. Her job will get considerably harder when an old enemy of Wonder Woman breaks out three Kryptonian criminals imprisoned by her cousin several decades ago.
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

     Shipping Fics  
Sovenance by Shobogan
  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Supergirl dies when she fights the Anti-Monitor. Barbara gives Kara's eulogy. There's a lot she doesn't say. Even if the universe doesn't remember Kara Zor-El, she will do.
  • Pairings: Supergirl/Batgirl
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

Supergirl and the Legion In Future Perfect by TPan202 (AO3 link)

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete. Two sequels written: Legion Lost and Anti-Life
  • Synopsis: When Supergirl life turns into a living hell, she is ready to give up on being a superhero. Suddenly though she is pulled into the 31st century where the Legion has called upon her to fight a new threat; Imperix. Will her dreams mean he will fail?
  • Pairings: Supergirl/Brainiac 5
  • Tags: Adventure, Romance.

Remember Me As A Time Of Day by orphan_account

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete.
  • Synopsis: Pre-Crisis story. She comes home one night to find him sitting in her living room, lab coat gone and hair mussed beyond belief. That’s when she knows.
  • Pairings: Supergirl/Brainiac 5
  • Tags: Drama, Romance.

Silver Girls series by BradyGirl_12

  • Recommended by: Lillolillo
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Drabbles exploring the relationship between Supergirl and Batgirl.
  • Pairings: Supergirl/Batgirl
  • Tags: Romance.

The Girl Who Fell to Earth by NorJC

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Dormant; last updated July 2017
  • Synopsis: What if Kara Zor-El was eighteen years old rather than 'sweet sixteen' when she'd arrived on Earth and Kara and Bruce Wayne found that opposites most certainly do attract? An AU telling of "Superman/Batman: The Supergirl From Krypton"
  • Pairing(s): Supergirl/Batman
  • Tags: Romance, Adventure

A Better Life by Rahhsuper

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Dormant; last updated March 2017
  • Synopsis: Kara Zor-El has had some crazy life, being an alien from an advanced civilization, with superpowers that rival some gods, she has finally managed to blend in with humans. But now a new challenge rises that will change her world forever.
  • Pairing(s): Supergirl/Red Hood
  • Tags: Romance, Adventure

    Crossover Fics 
The Vampire of Steel by Dark Mark
  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Crossover with Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Drawn by a vision of a blood-red moon over the Sears Tower, Buffy Summers comes to Chicago in search of vampires, and meets the city's resident heroine, the Girl of Steel.
    • It has a sequel, "The Vampire of Steel". About a year after Buffy's and Supergirl's first meeting, the two meet again, to deal with the menace of a vampire who may be from Kara's home planet.
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

Superwomen of Eva 2: Lone Heir of Krypton by Mike313

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Crossover with Neon Genesis Evangelion. Due to a minor miscalculation on Jor-El's part, Kal-El's ship crash-lands in Germany, killing him, and STAR Labs takes it for analysis. Several years later Asuka's mother goes to STAR Labs to get an in vitro fertilization and she unknowingly gets one of her eggs fertilized with Kryptonian DNA. Asuka never knew who her biological father was, but she assumed he was someone extraordinary. She had no idea how right she was until her powers begin surfacing. At the beginning she uses them to show off due to be a lonely, affection-starved child, but she slowly realizes having huge powers entails huge responsibility, and everybody expects her being a beacon of morality and courage. Not wanting to get anybody disappointed she starts out the path to become a true hero as she thinks her biological father would have been.
  • Tags: Action, Drama, Romance.

The Last Daughter by Thuktun Flishithy

  • Recommended by Deadman2020, Esseresse, Mach Rider 1985, Unclouded TJ, Tron80
  • Status: Complete, with Mega Crossover sequel CRISIS complete and rewrite The Girl Of Tomorrow in progress.
  • Synopsis: Crossover with Worm. "I always knew there was something strange about me, I guess." An AU in which Taylor Hebert was born Zara Jor-El, The last daughter of Krypton.
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

Displaced by TheMountainJew (FF.Net link)

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Ongoing.
  • Synopsis: Spider-Man/The DCU crossover. Teenager Peter Parker was minding his own business when some random disembodied voice started telling him that he was needed before plucking him from his home city and dropping him off in Gotham without directions or a general idea of what just happened. Now, for the foreseeable future, he's stuck in the crime capital of America with no money, resources or a plan. But what else was new? Peter's appearance during a Joker plot kicks of an unprecedented gang war, which gradually gets other heroes such like Supergirl involved.
  • Tags: Action, Drama.

The Rebirth by Dylan Clearbrook Website link

  • Recommended by Lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Crossover with Marvel universe. A while after the Amalgam event, Dr. Strange, Mr. Fantastic and Professor Xavier have the chance of bring a lost soul back. First instalment of a multi-part saga.
  • Tags: Action, Adventure, Romance

Justice League: The Spider Series by Agent-G

  • Recommended by lillolillo and bbb35
  • Status: Complete
  • Crossover with: Spider-Man
  • Synopsis:
    • Justice League: The Spider: Spider-Man loses his family during his Final Battle against the Green Goblin and considers to leap off a bridge. Instead he's taken to another universe where he joins the Justice League and meets Supergirl. (Complete)
    • The Spider and The Question: The Question starts to dig for answers on one of the newest members of the League: Spider-Man. (Complete)
    • Death of a Spider: To the world Peter Parker and Spider-Man are dead. How do those that knew him take the news? This fic is linked to my story Justice League: The Spider in another section. (Complete)
    • Peter and Kara: One Shot based on my story Justice League: The Spider. Take a look at the day in the life of Peter and Kara a few months after the end of the first story. (Complete)
    • Justice League The Spider: Trinity: This is an AU of my JL The Spider story for all of you that wanted to see Peter getting together with Donna and Kara. Enjoy this little 'What if' one shot. (Complete)
    • Web of Cadmus: Here it is the sequel to Justice League The Spider. Cadmus is making their own plans and a new team, will this team be a threat to the League and there are strangely familiar faces inside of this new team as well. (Complete)
  • Pairing(s): Spider-Man/Supergirl
  • Tags: Romance, Adventure

Emerald Flight 2017 Megamatt09 (FF.Net link)

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Crossover Harry Potter/Supergirl. One heroine is fresh off of the defeat of the Dark Lord. The other heroine is recovering after the collapse of the Justice League and the death of her cousin. Alia Potter and Kara Kent meet in Vegas and the magic happens.
  • Pairing(s): Kara Zor-El/Harry Potter
  • Tags: Romance, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Spider-Man: Apocalypse by Starkiller93

  • Recommended by bbb35
  • Crossover with: Spider-Man
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: When being asked by Superman to have a talk with a person he claims to be his cousin, Spider Man had no idea he would end up getting attached to the "Supergirl from Krypton"...he also didn't expect to have a showdown with Darkseid who's also taken an interest in the girl but hey, business as usual for the web slinger.

Hope and Responsibility by Starkiller93

  • Recommended by bbb35
  • Crossover with: Spider-Man
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Peter Parker is about to enter his senior year at Midtown High along with new challenges coming his way, both in his personal life and in his life as the Amazing Spider Man. The long awaited follow up to Spider Man: Apocalypse.

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    Fan Webcomics 
Batgirl & Supergirl by Mike Maihack (DeviantArt link)
  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Batgirl is serious and committed. Supergirl is cheerful and carefree. They are best friends, even if Kara's permanent liveliness always drives overly-serious Barbara crazy.
  • Tags: Comedy.

The Wolf Girl of Hope Street by Sarah Leliver (alternate link)

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Kara is bitten by Kryptonian werewolf. Mayhem and nuttiness ensue.
  • Tags: Comedy.

The Stakeout by Runawayman71

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Based on Super Best Friends Forever. Batgirl is trying to do a stakeout per orders of Batman himself. She is determined to carry her mission through... if only Supergirl and Wonder Girl stop trying to "help" her.
  • Tags: Comedy, Friendship.

    Films 

Supergirl The Movie: Rewrite by Dark Mark

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A rewrite and revamping of the 1984 Supergirl movie, with a new villainess, a new danger, and a new version of Supergirl.
  • Pairing(s): None
  • Tags: Action, Drama

''Man of Steel: Brainiac by Johnpatgillespie

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found.
  • Synopsis: Superman is tasked with stopping an ancient enemy of his father, with the help of his newfound cousin Kara and a mysterious new ally, while having to foil Lex Luthor's newest scheme.
  • Pairing(s): Clark Kent/Lois Lane
  • Tags: Sci-Fi, Adventure

Daughter of Fire and Steel by HardBoiled

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Ongoing.
  • Synopsis: AU Man of Steel universe. Kara-El is a soldier under Zod's command but questions her loyalties when she meets her long lost cousin Kal-El.
  • Tags: Sci-Fi, Adventure

Supergirl: Return to Earth by Karazorel

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: This story takes place 2 months after Kara has returned to Argo City with the Omegahedron. Having tasted life as a human, she longs for the excitement she had as Supergirl.
  • Tags: Sci-Fi, Romance, Adventure

God V Superman by Writer Writing

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The events after "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice". This story focuses on the relationship of Clark and Lois, the religious themes in the movie, the defeat of Darkseid, and the formation of the Justice League.
  • Pairing(s): Clark/Lois
  • Tags: Sci-Fi, Romance, Adventure

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Under The Influence, by Megamatt09 (FF.net link)

  • Recommended by: Tron 80
  • Status: Complete. Sequel "Expanding The Influence" is also completed and can be read here and here.
  • Synopsis: AU. Post Season Two. Kara gets released from stasis early and chases down Clark when he's in Metropolis on Red K. Of course, those pesky red rocks effect her as well.
  • Pairings: Clark/Kara and others.
  • Tags: Romance, Action.
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Stronger Together, by Megamatt09 (FF.net link)

  • Recommended by: Tron 80
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: AU. The Disciples of Zod were not the only ones who arrived with the second meteor shower which is a good thing for Clark. Some elements of Marvel, Supergirl (2015), and Arrow featured.
  • Pairings: Clark/Kara and others.
  • Tags: Romance, Action.


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