Draco x wrote:Wow I just threw up in my mouth after you pointed out this fact.
A lot of people forget Kara's a minor in this incarnation. She was originally too, but over the 26 years of her existence she slowly aged until she was an adult (though still fairly young, 19-20). And Matrix Supergirl was part artificial being (so she had no real "age" that was meaningful) and part human 20-year-old. So again, an adult. Supergirl didn't go back to being under-18 until she returned in 2004. Although her age was not specified initially, about mid-series she turned "17", so this means for the first half of it she was 16 (ish).
The New 52 incarnation has not had her age spelled out yet, but she does mention in issue 1, which chronologically in continuity time is only a couple of months ago, that her outfit is for graduation and that this is a year away. We don't know at what age Kryptonians graduate, but assuming the lack of creativity DC has shown toward Krypton in every other regard is also used for aging, this would put Kara at something around 16-17 years old. She's not WAY in the minor range but yeah... she's still under age.
BTW that's why I hate when they sexualize Kara. If they're going to do that they really need to make her be at least 18 years old. I know she's a fictional character... but still.