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Catwoman is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics .. During The Long Halloween, Selina (out of costume) develops a relationship with Bruce Wayne, even leading her to save Bruce from Poison Ivy. .. After defeating Harley and the Joker, Catwoman tells Poison Ivy that they are . As the two villains clash, the relationship between the Joker and Catwoman is redefined as well. Both Selina Kyle and Joker spend most of the. Catwoman, is the best known love interest and on-and-off enemy of Batman. However, his loyalty to the law prevents a romantic relationship between The Joker's obsession with Batman can sometimes manifest as a twisted attraction.
The next day, the staff members of the mental institution are shown discussing Maggie's escape, also mentioning that a nun that works at the hospital had been found beaten and stripped of her uniform. Maggie is then shown in the depths of the Gotham City sewers clad in the bloodied nun robes, muttering about her plan to kill Catwoman in order to free Selina's soul. She is last seen going over her options, now realizing that she cannot murder her own sister, and therefore must personally exorcise the "cat demon" from within Selina's body.
After being dragged underneath the soil by the creature, Catwoman awakens tied up and gagged on the floor of a dark room, and is quickly forced into an illusion by her unseen captors. Back in reality, Talia reveals to the Sirens that just a few hours prior, an unknown benefactor had offered up a massive reward to whoever could kidnap and deliver Catwoman to him, with the hopes that he could penetrate her mind and learn Batman's secret identity.
Selina with her then-sidekick, Catgirl Art by Tony Daniel. Once Selina is freed, Talia orders Zatanna to wipe Bruce's identity from her memory, reasoning that her kidnapping has proved that the knowledge is too dangerous for her to handle. She attacks and subdues Kitrina, who tells Selina that she had unknowingly stolen a map that details the location of the new Black Mask's underground bunker.
Realizing that she could use the map to capture Black Mask and claim the 50 million dollar bounty on his head, Selina leaves Kitrina bound in a locked room so that she can keep the map for herself. This impresses Selina, who mentions that she had tied up the child using an "inescapable" knot that Bruce had shown her years earlier. Selina accompanies Batman on a mission to break into Doctor Sivana 's armory, and later travels with him to Tokyo in order to recruit a Japanese representative for Batman Inc.
After defeating Harley and the Joker, Catwoman tells Poison Ivy that they are no longer friends, this after Ivy drugged her in an attempt to uncover Batman's identity. While they were fighting, Catwoman says that she saw good in them and only wanted to help them.
Batman was about to arrest them, but Catwoman helped the two of them escape. Cover of Catwoman 1 September Art by Guillem March. Catwoman's new monthly title now focused on Selina's earlier days as Catwoman, but not her origins.
The series begins with Selina frantically escaping from unknown masked men who are invading her apartment. After flitting from rooftop to rooftop, Selina looks back just in time to see her apartment blown apart by explosives. She turns to her informant, Lola, who often supplies Catwoman with information and various jobs.
In this instance, Lola tips Selina off to an unoccupied penthouse where Selina can lay low for a few weeks, as well as a job stealing a painting from Russian mobsters.
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For this job, Selina infiltrates a Russian club by posing as the bartender. There, she recognizes a man who murdered a friend of hers, and she takes her revenge. Once her cover is blown, Selina dons her Catwoman outfit and fights her way out of the club.
It is revealed through Selina's inner monologue that she and Batman are lovers, and the premiere issue ends with the first sex scene between the two.
Selina initially refuses, but accepts the offer after Trevor promises to help her track down a woman who has apparently been posing as Selina.
In this universe, either Selina has reformed or was never a supervillain in the first place.
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It is revealed in issue 0 of Worlds' Finest that this Selina was killed while trying to stop what she believed was a human trade ring. Art by Kevin Wada. Fromscience fiction writer Genevieve Valentine took over the series and penned a issue story arc focused on Selina Kyle's reign as a Gotham City crime boss.
Following events from Batman Eternal and preceding those in Batman 28, Selina takes over control of the Calabrese crime family, after being revealed as the daughter of Rex Calabrese. During one of their encounters, Selina and Eiko kiss, establishing their relationship as a romantic one. In DecemberDC Comics ended the Rebirth branding, opting to include everything under a larger "DC Universe" banner and naming, and Catwoman continues to be featured in the third volume Batman.
The series reveals Selina Kyle's origin through a series of flashbacks and letters exchanged between her and Bruce. Selina's parents died when she was young, and she hardly remembers them. She is sent to the Thomas and Martha Wayne Home For the Boys and Girls of Gotham, and even after being placed in various foster, Selina would escape to return to the orphanage.
Catwoman in her original purple and black costume during a flashback in Batman vol. Eventually, Selina takes on the Catwoman persona. During one of her heists, she is approached by the Kite Man to aide the Joker in a gang war against the Riddler, which she refuses. She later aides Batman, with whom she already has a romantic relationship, to spy on the Joker.
She is shot from a window, but is unharmed. At some point in the future, her childhood orphanage is bombed by a terrorist group called the Dogs of War.
Batman reluctantly arrests Catwoman after all of them are killed, despite Catwoman's insistence on her guilt. Catwoman's first appearance is in Batman 9, where she is revealed to be imprisoned in Arkham Asylum for the alleged murders of the Dogs of War. Batman is determined to prove her innocence, and makes a deal with Amanda Waller to get her off death row in exchange for her help on a mission to Santa Prisca.
Before Batman can return her to custody, she escapes. Batman investigates the murders of the terrorists that she has been charged with, and deduces that it was in fact Holly Robinson who committed the murders after the terrorists burned down the orphanage she and Selina were raised in. After being attacked by Holly Robinson, Batman is rescued by Catwoman.
Bruce proposes to Selina in Batman Towards the end, the story is flash-forwarded to the future, in which Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle are a married couple in their golden years. Bruce receives a terminal medical diagnosis, and Selina cares for him until his death. Batman has had many romantic relationships with female characters throughout the years, but while these relationships tend to be short in duration, Batman's attraction to Catwoman is present in nearly every version and medium in which the characters appear.
In an early s storyline, Selina and Bruce develop a relationship, in which the closing panel of the final story shows her referring to Batman as "Bruce". However, a change in the editorial team brought a swift end to that storyline and, apparently, all that transpired during the story arc. The story sees Selina saving Bruce from Poison Ivy.
However, the relationship ends on the Fourth of July when Bruce rejects her advances twice; once as Bruce and once as Batman. Dark Victoryhe stands her up on two holidays, causing her to leave him for good and to leave Gotham City for a while. When the two meet at an opera many years later, during the events of the twelve-issue story arc called HushBruce comments that the two no longer have a relationship as Bruce and Selina. However, Hush sees Batman and Catwoman teaming up as allies against the entire rogues gallery and rekindling their romantic relationship.
In Hush, Batman reveals his true identity to Catwoman. They have a daughter named Helena Waynewho, as the Huntress, becomes along with Dick Grayson, the Earth-Two Robin Gotham's protector once Wayne retires from the position to become police commissioner, a position he occupies until he is killed during one final adventure as Batman.
Batman and Catwoman are shown having a sexual encounter on top of a building in Catwoman vol. Bruce proposes to Selina in Batman vol. However, the father may still have been Batman. This usage also appeared in the s Batman television series. In her post-Crisis appearances, Catwoman's favored weapon is a whip. She wields both a standard bullwhip and the cat o' nine tails with expert proficiency.
She uses the whip because it is a weapon that the user must be trained to use, and therefore it can not be taken from her and used against her in a confrontation.
She can also be seen using a pistol against people if her whip is taken from her. Catwoman uses caltrops as an anti-personnel weapon and bolas to entangle opponents at a distance. Catwoman has also been shown to have various items to restrain her victims, such as rope for binding hands and feet, and a roll of duct tape used to gag her targets, as she has done with various victims during her robberies over the years. Often, especially in the TV series, she uses sleeping gas or knockout darts to subdue victims.
Catwoman's attractiveness and feminine wiles have also allowed her to take advantage of male opponents. Nine Lives of a Feline Fataleshowing Catwoman's various costumes throughout the years.
Art by Brian Bolland. Costume Catwoman, in her first appearance, wore no costume or disguise at all. It was not until her next appearance that she donned a mask, which was a theatrically face-covering cat-mask that had the appearance of a real cat, rather than a more stylized face mask seen in her later incarnations.
Later, she wore a dress with a hood that came with ears, and still later, a catsuit with attached boots and either a domino or glasses-mask. In the s, Catwoman's catsuit was green, which was typical of villains of that era. In the s, she usually wore a mostly purple, skintight catsuit before switching to a black catsuit similar to Michelle Pfeiffer 's costume in Batman Returns, except not stitched together.
In recent years, artists have typically depicted Catwoman in some variation of a tight, black bodysuit. Ed Brubaker, the writer behind the revamp of the character, has stated that Selina's current costume was inspired by Emma Peel 's iconic leather catsuit in The Avengers television series.
Advertising and targeted advertising cookies: If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. This time around, based on a suggestion from reader Gareth J. Things got even more tangled as time passed and characters were rebooted thus leading to elaborate retcons to explain away certain things - like "the Thanagarian Hawkman and Hawkgirl appear in Justice League International as old members of the Justice League.
So Catwoman eventually just became a rebooted character period, based on the changes Frank Miller made to the character in Batman: Barr, Alan Davis and Paul Neary first tried to use a case of Abandoned Love to return her to her traditional super-villain ways.
You see, Selina Kyle returned to the Bat-books in the very early 80s I guess technically very late as a reformed character After a brief romance between Bruce and Selina as just Selina, Selina took up the Catwoman identity again, this time as a good guy, even getting her own backup stories Fast-forward a few years and a few different Batman writers, and in Detective ComicsBatman declares his love for Selina