Originally Posted by roach
Superman is super fast...why do we need The Flash?
Superman is strong...why do we need WW or MM or Aquaman?
Superman is super intelligent...why do we need Batman?
Superman flies why do we need anyone else who flies?
(10th Doctor voice): Well...
For one, none of those other characters could easily be accused of being a copy of Superman only female. (Hello Supergirl!!) And again, there are distinctions and differences galore.
I do feel what you are saying about the appearance of her getting nerfed. I get where that sentiment comes from and why it vexes.