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Carrying the legacy of two DC heroes, the original Star-Spangled Kid and the Golden Age Starman, Courtney Whitmore was the heart of the Justice Society of America, and one of the most well-received DC creations in years. DC Comics has a long and proud history of legacy heroes carrying on the mantles of their idols and that formula could yield big screen success for DC and Warner Bros. The often cantankerous relationship between Courtney and her stepdad, the Golden Age hero and former partner of the Star Spangled Kid, Stripsey -- now donning the S.T.R.I.P.E. armor -- is the stuff big screen legends are made of. Stargirl could be viewed as DC's Buffy, a precocious young girl who borders on bratty but possesses the heart of a hero. Her story could be filled with wide-eyed wonder, a stark contrast to the darkness of "Man of Steel" that also opens the door to a younger generation of DC heroes who might one day carry on the mantles of DC's heavy hitters.