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The Super Hero Girls are the main characters of the second generation of the DC Super Hero Girls franchise. They are a team of female superheroes that defend the city of Metropolis from criminals.

History

The team was first formed in the episode "Sweet Justice," in which Barbara Gordon, who moves to Metropolis from Gotham City, orchestrated a plan to get herself and four other students of Metropolis High School, into detention in order to prove her suspicions that they are superheroes. During her plan, a sixth girl joins them, which leads to a fight. After Barbara reveals her plan to the other girls, they agree to teach Wonder Woman how to pose as a mortal teenage girl in exchange for Wonder Woman training them to be true heroes.

Members

Wonder Woman

Main Article: Wonder Woman (G2)

The de facto leader of the team. Having left Themyscira in order to protect the world of man, Wonder Woman uses her leadership skills to guide her friends through each mission. She dreamed of being a hero, and felt blue for not being one.

She is shown to have escaped in her hometown in order to save the "World of Man." During "Sweet Justice," she finds 5 other girls that would help her in her quest not only to save everyone in Metropolis, but also learn how to fit in and be a normal teenager.

Batgirl

Main Article: Batgirl (G2)

The comedic relief of the group. Though she lacks superpowers, she more than makes up for it with her numerous gadgets and analytical abilities.

She moved out from Gotham City to Metropolis, therefore leaving everything and everybody she knew behind, since her father knew that the former is not a place for a family. However, she eventually forms her dream superhero team which becomes a wish-come-true for her.

Supergirl

Main Article: Supergirl (G2)

The brawn of the group. From the planet Krypton, Supergirl possesses numerous superhuman abilities that come in handy in times of extreme stress.

Just like her cousin, her planet exploded and landed into the planet Earth. She is now under the care by Elizabeth and Jeremiah Danvers. She was once framed at her former school, due to her Bizarro counterpart, but she becomes touched as Bizarrogirl just wants to be better than her cousin.

Green Lantern

Main Article: Green Lantern (Jessica Cruz) (G2)

The pacifist of the group. Despite having the likes of the Green Lantern Corps power ring to create anything she desires, Green Lantern prefers to distance herself from physical violence to solve problems.

She is sometimes seen with Hal Jordan, since the both of them are among the Green Lantern Corps. In "Sweet Justice," Hal gives her the Green Lantern ring so she could use any weapon she wants. She lives with her two mothers, in which is the first LGBTQ couple seen in the show.

Bumblebee

Main Article: Bumblebee (G2)

Like Batgirl, Bumblebee excels in technology, which can allow her to discover weaknesses in machinery. Bumblebee additionally has the ability to shrink herself, making her useful in situations that involve squeezing into small places.

She is depicted to be shy at times, and tends to be intimidated from her tough classmates, especially Doris, since she usually picks her a lot. But she knows how to become courageous when she is the only one fighting, examples which are "Beeline," and "She Might Be Giant."

Zatanna

Main Article: Zatanna (G2)

The adviser of the group. Zatanna's ability to create and manipulate magic is often useful for tight situations.

Her origin is most prominently shown in the episode "Abracadabrapalooza." She once lived in a trailer with her dad, Giovanni Zatara, where they performed magic acts while gradually getting better. One day, she, when she was young, finds a pimple on her face and attempts to remove it, but more are popping up. She is seen performing magic acts uncontrollably, all the while not telling her dad about it. When John gets accepted to perform at the Abracadabrapalooza, Zee tells him that she doesn't want to be in the act, making her dad sad. As he leaves the dressing room, Zee cries as her magic begins to wreck everything in there. Her dad hears the chaos, but manages to control it, and the dressing room is back to normal. He gives her a spell book given by his grandfather so she can learn how to control her powers. She now resides at the penthouse of a casino where her dad regularly performs his magic acts there.

Recurring Members

  • These characters don't appear quite as often unlike the main group, but they are allies of the Girls, and possibly their backup when they are needed most. Their appearances include those from episodes of the show, or in the comics.

Katana

Main Article: Katana (G2)

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Lightning

Main Article: Lightning (G2)

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Ravager

Main Article: Ravager (G2)

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Appearances

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Trivia

  • Zatanna does not have an actual counterpart in the web series.
  • Batgirl is the only one in the group that doesn't have superpowers.
    • However, technically Bumblebee and Green Lantern don't have superpowers either, because without their ring and necklace they would be powerless.
  • So far, the show hasn't shown any of Bumblebee's parents.

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