Sunday, November 4, 2012


"Whipped" from Catwoman vol.3 #4 (DC, 2002) by Ed Brubaker, Darwyn Cooke and Mike Allred
Catwoman's next phase is very different, and is something I really want to sample when I find the time. The animated series aesthetic, hearing good things about Brubaker and later, Pfeiffer, and... Slam Bradley in the supporting cast? I feel like I really missed something by not being a bigger Catwoman fan. I like the IDEA of the character, but every time I've given one of her series a shot (including Gotham Sirens), I've been left wanting. So is the one Selina Kyle series I skipped entirely the one that was done for me?


  1. I'm with you. I disliked the grape-colored costume, but then I tend to hate purple costumes across the board.

  2. Purple is a...difficult color.

  3. This was an ... awkward series for me. After the highly sexual Balent run Selina was now looking like a small child drawn by Cooke. There was much more attempt to build up the mythology of Catwoman in the Batworld tho, which was welcome for me. Had a delightful retro quality to it. The only thinh I didnt like much was the inclusion of Holly who was written out fast early in Balent's run and now hung around here. And dont get me started on Sel having a baby...
    I like the purple myself. Its the colour of royalty [Selina being the queen of thieves] and madness, and speaks/hints to the Earth-2 version of her and Bat's daughter the Huntress.

  4. Purple is the power color all the ladies at the bank wear. I don't like banks very much. For the obvious reasons.